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No, Windows 10 running Android & iOS apps is NOT huge news
It barely matters beyond MS' marketing message. Here's why.

Anyone remember BB OS? They enabled Android apps trying to save their OS from death. What happened? The runtime was badly implemented hack. Not only did it not have all the services needed to run average Android apps but it was always lagging behind the Android platform releases which limited any devs to very old versions of the Android platform not allowing them to build interesting, modern apps to the platform.

Making your Android app run on Win10 will not be simply dropping the APK to their store. Firstly, you’ll have to deal with the lack of Google Play Services. You might already be doing that if you distribute your apps in the Amazon store so that might not be a blocker. But even beyond that you will immediately duplicate your QA efforts required for each release. You will also keep maintaining a separate branch for the Windows platform. It’s going to be A LOT of extra work. If I had to guess you’d be better off just building native from effort (and budget) point of view.

Then there’s the big issue. Cross-platform apps SUCK. Each platform has their own UI and UI patterns. Users learn to use (possibly unintuitive) UI controls through platform consistency. What MS is now doing is the destruction of their platform consistency. Firing up an Android app on your Windows device is like getting slap to the face. All new visual, controls, control flows, everything. You don’t want to do this to your customers!

This is a desperate marketing move by MS. They’re trying to get the non-tech crowd to think that this is a good idea (just look what the verge headline is.. ugh..). They will also, no doubt, pour money to devs willing to put time on putting their apps to the store. The result will be that soon there’s tons of partially working apps that will never get updated in their store and they can claim victory. 

MS is not the first one to try this and probably won’t be the last. The idea just is fundamentally flawed and will not work no matter how much muscle there’s behind it. 

If you want to be on Windows platform but don’t care about learning their platform devving go through the browser. Web is not dead. Build mobile web but keep it in the browser. 
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Si tout comme moi vous n'appréciez pas les régressions de Google Agenda sur Android, Google fait un sondage :
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Google wants to know what you think of Calendar
Google is requesting feedback on the new Google Calendar app via this survey. 

I complained about the 5-day week view on phones (down from 7), the removal of pinch zoom, the poor scrolling on the agenda view, and the lack of a phone month view that looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/yXWsHcQ.jpg.

That's just me though. Maybe you could let them know what you think, too. =P

Forum link: https://productforums.google.com/forum/m/#!category-topic/calendar/calendar-app/r_X5tBfCV4k

Survey link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VQQt68ROEI99aJQrTIT8Q7s0kRowZG_EbMN0sL6tA1o/viewform?edit_requested=true

And thanks to +Kevin Morse for sending me this. 
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New Google Calendar surveyThanks so much for providing feedback about the new Google Calendar. Our team is currently working on a few improvements of the product and we would love to ask you a few additional questions to better understand your needs. Filling this questionnaire should take approximately 5 minutes. Thanks a lot for helping us improve this product! The Calendar Team
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A proposal to make Android's back button usage more predictable.
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My thoughts about the Apple Watch

To me the release feels like damage control. They were late in the market and were afraid to lose all upcoming holiday sales to competitors in the wearable market.

To me it looks like Apple was forced into a situation where they had to chose between two bad options. Either tell everyone what they're planning to release 6 months from now (very un-apple-like) or risk losing the holiday season completely as well as be seen as playing catch up once the device actually launches.

When it comes to the hardware it is, in my opinion, underwhelming but that's not really going to matter. It is Apple and people are going to be proud to be seen with the device for that reason (and probably some others). Apple's high price tag is also not a surprise and I believe it is also a prerequisite to the success of this device. People buying it must feel like they're in an exclusive club. It's a fashion item, it's a sports car. With the 350 price tag every Apple user will still be able to afford it (if they really want).

What about the competition?
I've seen a lot of people comparing it to the Moto 360 (even I pulled these two images to this post). I don't think there's any real question about it. Moto 360's design is the best what we have in the market now. In my opinion the 360 trumps the Apple design but this is just a matter of taste.

When it comes to internals the comparison between Apple Watch and Android Wear doesn't actually matter so much. These devices are not competing against each other. There's very few people in the market thinking about which one of these device to buy. The decision is driven by the phone in that person's pocket. Android Wear works with Android and Apple Watch with iPhone. Whichever phone you have that's the one you will have to go for assuming you want to buy a smartwatch. 

That is unless you count in the 3rd type of smart watches. The standalone ones or the ecosystem neutral ones like the Samsung Tizen watch or Pebble. 

I doubt that Apple is much worried about Wear. It has to beat Samsung Gear S.

Release date matters
The wearable / watch competition is heating up. OEMs are pushing their products in market with fastening speed. The Apple device is still half a year out. It doesn't exist. Of course, that doesn't prevent Apple from stirring up the market and causing confusion but let's face it. This device isn't available yet and comparing it to a device that is available should always en in favour of the device you can actually buy (if you want to). By the time the Apple Watch is available other manufacturers will have their 2nd, 3rd and 10th (in case of Samsung) generation devices with higher resolutions, better battery life etc. available for the hungry wearable masses.

Apple Watch is a good thing for Android Wear
I believe that the Apple announcement has woken up the interest of general public. Android Wear will probably see more publicity. The watches we wear now will no-longer be seen as geek products. They're in the same category as the Apple's upcoming device that has now made it OK to wear a smartwatch.

That's it. Competitions is good for us. We're living in exciting times!
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Vous savez sûrement déjà que les clés USB sont de très bons vecteurs de virus et malwares en tout genre. Mais avec un bon antivirus, vous ne risquez pas grand chose n’est-ce pas ?

Mais des chercheurs en sécurité informatique viennent de découvrir que l’USB renferme une faille de sécurité bien plus vicieuse, liée au fonctionnement même de cette norme, et que cette faille ne pourra pas être comblée !
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Google and Samsung are reportedly at odds once again. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page is unhappy that Samsung is pushing Tizen as its chosen smartwatch platform. Apparently...
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Après avoir effectué une sauvegarde et restauré mon /home, je rencontre ce bug/glitch dans GNOME Shell.

Je n'ai aucune idée de son origine, si l'un de vous pouvait m'aider, ce serait bien gentil :)
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Well, it seems +Artem Russakovskii (and +Ron Amadeo) made the second most upvoted post on r/androidcirclejerk ever. 
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All-FOSS Android is possible, but you're going to make a lot of tradeoffs.
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Vous savez sûrement déjà que les clés USB sont de très bons vecteurs de virus et malwares en tout genre. Mais avec un bon antivirus, vous ne risquez pas grand chose n’est-ce pas ?

Mais des chercheurs en sécurité informatique viennent de découvrir que l’USB renferme une faille de sécurité bien plus vicieuse, liée au fonctionnement même de cette norme, et que cette faille ne pourra pas être comblée !
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French technophile/geek/nerd, computer science student, (indie) developer, +ubuntu-fr member, Android lover, FOSS enthusiast, gamer and music addict.
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I co-organize the Paris's Ubuntu Parties since 2012.
Education
  • Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
    MIAGE, 2013 - present
  • IUT Vélizy-Villacoublay
    DUT Informatique, 2011 - 2013
  • Lycée Jules Ferry, Versailles
    STI Génie Électronique, 2009 - 2011
  • Lycée Mansart, Saint Cyr L'École
    Seconde, 2008 - 2009
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VLC for Android
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Droid Life
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Citymapper - Metro, Bus, Tren
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La app definitiva de transporte! MADRID, BARCELONA, Nueva York, Londres, París, Berlín, Milán, Roma, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC,

aLogcat (free) - logcat
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Google Keep
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