On approximately January 31st of this month, version 56 of the Chrome web browser will be released. There is a significant change in the way it displays websites that are not using HTTPS, also known as SSL. This change may confuse your site visitors or surprise you if you are not expecting it. Continue Reading
Amazon Android App Store is an alternative app store to the ever popular Google app store. Perhaps lacking in as many apps as the Google app store, it however boasts of over 240,000 apps and still counting. Since its launch in 2011, the Amazon Appstore has included a “free app a day” feature. Every day,… Read more Amazon Android App Store.. Ummh, Loving It!
If you look at data from across the Web, most companies are looking for IT pros with specific experience — the more the better, but with everyone chasing the same talent, some areas of IT are downright difficult to fill. Recently, TEKsystems conducted a survey of 244 CIOs, CTOs, and other senior IT professionals. These… Read more The IT Jobs Employers Can’t Fill — And You Should Go After
Andie Graph A throw back from my undergraduate days. The TI-86 programmable calculator sure came in handy. Even had a swell time programming in Texas Instruments’ version of Quick Basic. Was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled on this app on Google Play. It gave me back my TI-86, right there on my phones. Goes a… Read more 10 Android Apps Every Geek Must Have!
For many and for a very long time too, Yahoo provided the only email services they ever knew. To them, the term “email” was synonymous with “Yahoo”. The company strutted the internet cyberspace like a colossus. Yes, business was extremely good. Things, however, took an unpleasant turn for this email giant sometime in 2004 when… Read more Migrating From Yahoo! Email To Gmail (Revisited)
New advancements are ensuring that it’s only a matter of time until your smartphone’s camera is just as good as a point-and-shoot. Smartphone cameras have come a long way—moving from convenient methods for sharing mediocre snapshots to near pro-quality image-capture tools in the right hands. Although the old benchmark of resolution seems to have topped… Read more Moving Beyond Megapixels : More Is Not Always Better!
It is no secret that Android has lots of good stuff going for it, but one of the platform’s most useful and distinguishing features is one you rarely hear discussed. I’m talking about Android’s system-wide sharing capability — a process built into the operating system that many people take for granted. Android’s sharing function may… Read more Android’s Killer Feature
The China Commercial Times reports that Google has placed hardware orders with Taiwanese manufacturers Compal Electronics and Wintek to produce a Chromebook with a 12.85-inch touch display. Could this be the start of Google merging Android and Chrome OS? Chromebooks are lightweight laptop and desktop devices that use the Chrome Web browser for their primary… Read more Google To Converge Android OS And Chrome OS By 2013?
There are now a good number of mobile OS out there, with many still considered as not more than lab experiments. The likes of Jolla and Tizen fits this description perfectly. Jolla, in particular, has a tall order of competing with Research In Motion’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS, as well as the latest version of… Read more Firefox OS: Another Lab Experiment?