When two stalwarts of the worldwide internet forum come together, there automatically is a lot expected from such an alliance. This alliance between mig33 and GREE Inc. took place this year on April 13th, wherein mig33, the world’s largest mobile-first community, announced an agreement with GREE, a major Japanese social networking service provider. The contract [...]
It is going to be a busy week for all the IT professionals since Microsoft is going to deliver a record patch that addresses 64 security vulnerabilities. There will be patches for bugs in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Visual Studio, GDI+ and .NET framework. In this update, the most frequently used office applications [...]
Firefox 4 is still in beta. It is still a kid, while the people at Mozilla are planning to launch the next version. It seems that Mozilla is really speeding up in developing the next version this time. Firefox 5 is to be launched by the end of June this year. That is already cool; [...]
Adobe has recently launched a path-breaking innovative solution which essentially enabled the concept of TV Everywhere. Adobe Pass service, a new authentication solution; one which enables pay TV subscribers to easily access premium content from virtually any Internet-connected device.
If Microsoft is the evil empire, then their Office Suite is their “Death Star” — a product of epic proportions. 500 million users just about qualifies the suite as epic. And just like the Death Star it has a huge vulnerability and can be taken down in a swift and calculator attack.
In times of war, strategy matters. And Google, by limiting access to the source code for Android 3.0, or Honeycomb, is playing the game right. Despite its image as a campaigner of open source, this step was deemed necessary by Google. For the obvious reason being – Business Competition. According to Business Week, throngs of [...]
Most, or at-least some of the best 3D smartphones you can ditch your glasses and still watch the 3D effect on your mobile phone. These smartphones have a layer in front of the screen that allows visualization of Stereographic 3D images. The layer is comprised of parallax barriers, a series of tiny slits that helps [...]
Cloud computing has the ability to transform the developing world, and bring it into the high tech age at lightning speed via what the NY Times calls ‘Gandhi engineering‘. The challenges previously faced by developing countries over reliable power sources, lack of connectivity and expensive equipment costs that were prohibitive for developing areas to modernize [...]
The recently launched Digital Enterprise Edition from Adobe is “a turnkey set of hosted software services and viewer technologies to create, distribute, monetize and analyze digital magazines, newspapers and publications.” The primary objective of this new edition is to ensure that large publishers can implement a customary tablet-publishing solution without apparently creating any hazards for [...]
In hindsight, 2010 has definitely been a fantastic year for Open Source; be it software, hardware, applications, etc. Leveraging the same point of view further, 2010 has also been a brilliant year for open source software projects developed for mobile applications. Black Duck Software which serves as a good barometer for several open source software [...]