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Computer: Tea, Earl Grey, Hot.

I’m a huge Star Trek: The Next Generation fan. I watched the episodes as they first aired, and have seen every one a handful of times. While interstellar space travel hasn’t quite come to fruition, we have seen some Trek tech come to life. Pretty much everyone has a mobile communication device in their back pocket and doctors can view patient data on their “padd”.

We’re on the verge of another awesome Trek tech adaptation…but we’re not there yet. “What” you say?  The ships computer, or as we know her “Computer”.
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3 Much Needed Android “Replacements”

I’ve been an Android user for just about 3 years now. In its humble beginnings, there were a lot of core features “missing” from the platform. In fact, there wasn’t even an on-screen keyboard. Since then, the Android Team has introduced a horde of new APIs granting developers access to the depths of the OS.

Nowadays, you can’t help but stumble upon tons of keyboards, Launcher replacements, and cameras. These apps help the user customize their experience to the suit their needs. Even with all of the apps available in the Android Market, there are still some aspects that users can’t change. Here are a few things I’d like to see “opened” up.
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