Happy 20th birthday, World Wide Web!
(August 9, 2011)
Spotify Arrives On American Shores
(July 19, 2011)
Picasa Gets Unlimited Storage
(July 7, 2011)
With the launch of Google Plus (Google+), there may be some confusion as to how the photos uploaded to the social network, Google+ integrate with Google's online photo-sharing service, Picasa, especially in terms of storage limits. The answer provides some great news for Google+ users - nearly everything you upload to Google+ won't count towards your storage limits on Picasa, with the only exception being videos longer than 15 minutes.
Appearance of Nokia's first Windows Phone
(June 24, 2011)
Videos of the first Nokia handset to use Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system have hit the Internet after Nokia CEO demonstrated the phone to staff earlier this week. Codenamed "Sea Ray," the device is a Windows Phone-powered version of the Maemo/MeeGo-driven N9 that was announced earlier this week.
Nokia Unveils N9 Smartphone
(June 22, 2011)
Nokia unveiled its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons. The N9 will launch later this year, and the company will release later the device's pricing and availability in various markets, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said at a company event in Singapore.
The Next Step in Embedded Youtube Videos
(June 22, 2011)
YouTube’s video preview images represent to many the ultimate deciding factor as to whether or not to watch a video. If a preview image looks interesting, it can mean the difference between someone pressing the play button. Videos’ preview images can appear lower in quality, and sometimes you don't want a logo in your player. YouTube is rolling out new features for both situations: HD preview images and the option to remove the logo from your player.
(June 8, 2011)
The computing industry has begun a major 24-hour test to work the kinks out of IPv6, a disruptive but necessary overhaul of the Internet's inner workings. Starting at midnight, dozens of companies lit up servers, Web sites, and network infrastructure that communicate using Internet Protocol version 6. The test, called World IPv6 Day, provides a bit of deadline, albeit one that's more artificial and less pressing than the Y2K bug's January 1, 2000, zero hour.
(June 7, 2011)
Schema.org, a new initiative from Google, Bing and Yahoo! to create and support a common vocabulary for structured data markup on web pages. With schema.org, site owners and developers can learn about structured data and improve how their sites appear in major search engines. The site aims to be a one stop resource for webmasters looking to add markup to their pages.
TweetDeck Has Been Acquired By Twitter
(May 26, 2011)
New PlayStation Network Hack?
(May 19, 2011)
Sony's nightmare may not be over yet. New reports show that PlayStation Network user accounts can be exploited by hackers through the password reset page. Hackers can use the PSN reset page to get into users' accounts using only a PSN email and date of birth. Both of these pieces of information were stolen during the original breach. As a result, sign-in is now unavailable across a wide number of Sony's sites, as the company deals with the issue.