A tiny cloud in Android

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Bill Zimmerly

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: November 17, 2009

Cloud computing minimally requires two components: the client software that runs on the portable device and the server software that normally runs on a network server. This article proposes creating an Android-based service that emulates a network server that enhances the value of the local machine in unique and unexpected ways. Put a tiny cloud in your Android handset and experience the usefulness of a local Web server.

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