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How to uninstall Android apps using TWRP custom recovery?

If you have a custom recovery (such as TWRP) installed on your Android device, you can use it to uninstall Android apps on your phone. You might ask: Why/when would one need such a feature? One use case for this would be if your Android device is stuck in a bootloop after you installed a new […]

How to solve Virtualbox’s mounting failed error after Mac OS X Kernel Panic?

While using Mac OS X El Capitan v10.11.3 on my Macbook Pro, my OS X restarted spontaneously and displayed “Your computer restarted because of a problem”. This is OS X lingo for what is more commonly known as “Kernel Panic”. When my Macbook restarted, I tried to load my development environment in Vagrant (with OS X […]

Startup, Education, Innovation & Hiring Lessons from Tomorrowland (movie)

I watched Tomorrowland: A World Beyond (2015 movie directed by Brad Bird) in Oct 2015 and even though it is yet another science fiction movie (plus it performed below expectations at box office), I found hidden insights related to startups, funding, hiring, education, innovation etc. in the movie. Click here to read the entire blogpost on my […]

The Linux Shell is Coming to Windows… again!

Earlier today, Kevin Gallo (the Director of Program Management for the Windows Developer Platform team for Windows 10 #LongestJobTitleEver) announced in BUILD 2016 keynote: “The Bash shell is coming to Windows. Yes, the real Bash is coming to Windows” This reminded me about this funny anecdote that dates back to 1998. The protagonist of this real life story, David […]

Bye bye, Mandrill! Dear Devs, what’s next?

MailChimp (the company that owns Mandrill) announced earlier today: “Mandrill is becoming a transactional email add-on to paid MailChimp accounts instead of a completely separate product.” If you use Mandrill, head over to MailChimp’s blogpost to read about the migration timeline. But after bidding adieu, most of us will have the same question… Click here to read the entire blogpost on my Medium.com blog […]