The second day of Google I/O 2011 started with a bang - a keynote on Chrome chock full of announcements and freebies.
Who said computers have to be all work and no play? Software developer and author Ed Burnette shares his unique view of industry trends, technologies, and personalities.
Ed Burnette is a software industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience as a programmer, author, and speaker. He has written numerous technical articles and books, most recently "Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform" from the Pragmatic Programmers.
It's Tuesday afternoon at the first day of Google I/O 2011, which means it's time for one of my favorite sessions, the fireside chat. There were a lot of topics covered so please head on over the live notes for all the gory details.
The new Android Open Accessories API will allow Android apps to communcate with real world devices such as keyboards, mice (including scroll wheel and hover), game controllers, robots, and more. A demo from Android 3.
The annual Google developer's conference starts today in San Francisco: Google I/O 2011. Moscone West is jam packed and I'm there live with Larry Dignan and Sam Diaz to bring you the best coverage available.
With Honeycomb, Google could have a Vista-like situation on its hands. Microsoft's salvation was Windows 7, and Google's is IceCream.
Using Kinect-like image based motion capture technology, Google Motion gets your whole body into the act. Lean, stomp, and point your way to improved productivity and physical fitness.
Whether it's free as in beer or as in speech, apps with free software licenses are not welcome on the Windows Phone 7 marketplace.
Facing the grim prospect of a smartphone market controlled by Apple and Google, Nokia and Microsoft form a desperate alliance to make Windows Phone relevant again.
Today, .NET Reflector goes from being a free program to a paid program. Not only that, but all current versions will stop working unless you buy a license.
The new Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) release is designed from the ground up for tablets, but that doesn't mean it will leave smartphones and other devices behind.