Tiago Espinha

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10 Jul 2012

The cross-discipline conundrum (or how we can’t always learn from other disciplines)

I was cycling home one day and this thought popped into my mind: I’m trying to address the issues of...

09 Jul 2012

Changing the way I use my Mac

I never thought I would come to write such a post one day, but the truth of the matter is:...

09 Jan 2012

[Quickies] Why can’t I move (certain) applications to the SD card?

Following up on the previous “quickies” format, I decided to answer a question that goes unanswered through a quick Google...

03 Jan 2012

[Quickies] Galaxy S2 MIUI 1.12.30 Camera Force Closes

I’ve tagged this post as a “quickie” as I just want to share the solution to a problem I’ve been...

13 Sep 2011

WSO2 PHP’s WSF Library (or whatever the damn it is called…) and Turmeric SOA

The title of this post is verbose enough about the feelings I have regarding the naming of this library. It’s...

11 Sep 2011

Black and white icons for Caffeine

This is gonna be a quick and short post about a tool I use on my Mac called “Caffeine“. This...

01 Sep 2011

On Turmeric SOA, open-source and the Apache Software Foundation

It’s been a while since I posted something on this blog, partly due to my laziness, but also due to...

23 Mar 2011

Idea for Google/Bing

I just had this idea that could truly revolutionize search engines. Let’s start with the motivation: What do we usually...

23 Oct 2010

Adobe Starts Including Spyware With Acrobat Reader

We all know the folks at Adobe are some really nice people and that Steve Jobs was just being a...

15 Sep 2010

How To Seal a Bag Airtight With a Plastic Bottle

You’re just about to learn a technique known for many centuries by Buddhist priests, passed on from generation to generation,...

15 Sep 2010

Free Storage With Dropbox (Free Online Backups)

If you need a way to store your files in a manner that they are always accessible everywhere, then Dropbox...

15 Sep 2010

Android Rooting For Dummies (What is Rooting?)

One of the things I had a hard trouble finding an answer for after I got my first Android phone...

03 Sep 2010

Angry Birds for Android (Now in the Android Market!)

Anyone who owns an iPhone or who has a friend who owns an iPhone will probably know about Angry Birds....

03 Sep 2010

iPad gets the iOS 4.2 in November (iPhones get iOS 4.1 now)

As per my previous coverage of the Apple event where several new iPods and a new iTunes was announced, I’m...

01 Sep 2010

Apple’s new iPod line-up, iOS 4.2 and iTunes 10

Just a few minutes ago Steve Jobs has finished his keynote speech where he presented us with a few new...

30 Aug 2010

CyanogenMod 6.0 Released (Still No Galaxy S Support)

Just a couple of days ago, the good folk ‘Cyanogen’ released version 6.0 of their much acclaimed CyanogenMod. To my...

29 Aug 2010

Samsung Galaxy S Gets Android 2.2 (Froyo) [Beta]

In case you were not aware yet, there are Froyo builds available out there RIGHT NOW for the Samsung Galaxy...

24 Aug 2010

Tiago is now officially an ASF committer!

True to the proverbial “feather in the cap”, I have been promoted to committer with the project I have been...

20 Aug 2010

Samsung Galaxy S Lag Issue (And How To Fix It) – Android 2.1 [Updated]

[Updated – Jump to the end of the post for a detailed walkthrough] As some of my readers may know,...