Arcade Fire, Google Create First HTML5-Powered Music Video | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

1 09 2010

Internet savvy alt-rock band Arcade Fire just released the first HTML5-powered music video for its most recent single, “We Used to Wait.”

With the help of Google Web developers, who used HTML5 optimized for Google Chrome, the rock outfit created an interactive video that incorporates visual data of your hometown using Google Maps, Street View, and the 3D graphics engine within HTML5.

PEOPLE OF ALL AGES WILL ENJOY THIS MASTERY!

Arcade Fire, Google Create First HTML5-Powered Music Video | News & Opinion | PCMag.com.





Google App Inventor: Now Anyone Can Create an Android App

13 07 2010

Google is launching a new tool on Monday that lets anyone create an app for Android phones.Google App Inventor claims to enable non-coders to develop complete, working Android (Android) apps by connecting a series of “blocks.” Google (Google) has been testing App Inventor in schools for a year, reports The New York Times. At the time of writing, App Inventor is only available to those who apply via a form

via Google App Inventor: Now Anyone Can Create an Android App.





10 Things Android Does Better Than iPhone OS – Page 2 | Maximum PC

3 06 2010

10 Things Android Does Better Than iPhone OS – Page 2 | Maximum PC.





Official Google Enterprise Blog: Disaster Recovery by Google

12 05 2010

Will you be ready when disaster strikes? It’s an uncomfortable question for many IT administrators, because answering it with confidence usually requires boatloads of money, immense complexity, and crossed fingers. Fortunately there’s a better way.

via Official Google Enterprise Blog: Disaster Recovery by Google.

hakujin says: This is a   great article on Google disaster recovery (i.e. goog apps cloud/redundancy) and the comments that follow are both critical and informative.





A hole in space… no really, an actual hole! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

12 05 2010

Space is black. I mean, duh, right? But really, it’s black because it’s almost entirely empty, so even with stars scattered around, there’s nothing to light up.hst_ngc1999But some parts of space are bright: clouds of gas can be lit up by nearby stars, making them glow

via A hole in space… no really, an actual hole! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine.





Toshiba Develops 1TB SSD That Fits On A Postage Stamp – HotHardware

15 02 2010

SSDs are still overpriced for most average consumers, but the companies responsible for making them are constantly searching for ways to make them larger in terms of capacity, smaller in terms of form factor and cheaper in terms of real dollars. Toshiba has their own line of solid state drives right now, but just as the company has innovated in the optical storage department, they’re also hoping to innovate in the world of NAND storage.

via Toshiba Develops 1TB SSD That Fits On A Postage Stamp – HotHardware.





How Wi-Fi attackers are poisoning Web browsers – Network World

5 02 2010

Public Wi-Fi networks such as those in coffee shops and airports present a bigger security threat than ever to computer users because attackers can intercede over wireless to “poison” users’ browser caches in order to present fake Web pages or even steal data at a later time.That’s according to security researcher Mike Kershaw, developer of the Kismet wireless network detector and intrusion-detection system, who spoke at the Black Hat conference

via How Wi-Fi attackers are poisoning Web browsers – Network World.








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