The best Android apps for 2017 There are some awesome Android apps available now. Here is a selection of the few that I have found useful. Barcode scanner This app can scan barcodes on products and also allow the user to lookup the product online. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.zxing.client.android&hl=en. Works extremely well. It can also scan QR codes …

A bulldozer available for rent via Dozr.com A startup called Dozr Inc. has raised CAN $2.5 million (or $1.9 million USD) in seed funding to help contractors rent heavy industrial equipment from other construction professionals who have it, but aren’t using it. Based in Kitchener, Ontario Dozr’s marketplace lets builders rent equipment, like excavators, skidsteers or one day drones and industrial robotics, either alone, or with… Read More

top-7-yc-demo-day In-flight VR entertainment and security guard drones were amongst our favorites from the 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator’s Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. After querying investors and our writers, here are TechCrunch’s picks for the 7 most promising companies from the first half of the batch, plus an honorable mention. Check back later for all the startups and our picks from… Read More

y-combinator-logo Farm drones, autonomous security guards and next-generation tampons were among the products presented at today’s Y Combinator startup accelerator Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. You can check out write-ups of all 44 below. And here are TechCrunch’s picks for “The top 7 startups from YC Demo Day 1”, plus writeups of the 48 startups that launched on Demo Day 2… Read More

Adding a custom menu to Fluxbox is very easy, this is how. The default ~/.fluxbox/fluxbox-menu file looks like this, it reads the /etc/X11/fluxbox/fluxbox-menu file to create the root menu for Fluxbox. [begin] (fluxbox)   [include] (/etc/X11/fluxbox/fluxbox-menu) [end][begin] (fluxbox) [include] (/etc/X11/fluxbox/fluxbox-menu) [end] But if you add a simple submenu to it like this, then you get …