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June 9, 2010 by

Power management software now supports Intel-based Macs

1E, one of the more aggressive software companies in the power management space, has released a version of its NightWatchman software for Apple's Macintosh operating system.The application allows you to control when power saving features are switched on and off, without affecting the productivity of the people using the systems.

May 21, 2010 by

The time to build Android apps is now

Android is the fastest growing mobile operating system right now -- and that's really exciting. With the new features they announced with Froyo, they have further demonstrated their dominance in this space.

September 25, 2009 by

Network boost from Windows Server 2008 R2

Just come away from a briefing and demo of Microsoft's newly-released Windows Server 2008 R2; it's much more than a minor update of the main release last year. We reviewed it briefly in July but there are more features we didn't have space to mention.

February 11, 2009 by

Mozilla Fennec browser released in pre-alpha form for Windows Mobile

One of the weakest features of Windows Mobile is the current web browser, Internet Explorer Mobile. There are several better alternatives such as the fantastic Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile that is included on some devices as the default browser and the Skyfire proxy browser (I can watch with this browser). There has been talk for quite some time about Mozilla entering the Windows Mobile space and as reported by the Fennec browser is now available in very early pre-alpha form (aka milestone release) to try on HTC Touch Pro devices. Make sure you have a backup of your device and are willing to risk a hard reset before trying this software out as it is very early in the development cycle and not that stable.

January 11, 2009 by

Browsing Android Source in Eclipse

When developing Android programs in Eclipse you can use features like hover-help (hover your mouse over a class name and Eclipse will display the JavaDoc for that class) and code completion (press Ctrl+Space and Eclipse will suggest methods, fields, and classes appropriate for the context). However one thing is missing: the actual Android source code.

October 13, 2008 by

Brightcove overhauls UI with Brightcove 3

Today Brightcove is rolling out a new application as part of their web platform for content creators (Update: here's a post by one of the Flex developers who worked on it). The new user interface and features are some of the coolest things that I've seen in the ever popular rich media space.

October 2, 2008 by

HP Acquires LeftHand Networks, Virtualized iSCSI Storage Vendor

Today, HP announced the intention to acquire iSCSI storage vendor LeftHand Networks for $360 Million in cash. LeftHand makes virtualized storage array software that can turn just about any server, PC or subset of disks on a device into a full featured IP based SAN array with features like space efficient snapshots, distance replication support and thin provisioning.

September 30, 2008 by

New report places Semantic Web 'On the Cusp' of something big

Today sees the publication of a new report by Boston-based David Provost. On the cusp: a global review of the Semantic Web industry (PDF) features David's analysis of the space, informed by detailed conversations with representatives from many of its leading companies, and the picture he paints is an optimistic one.

June 22, 2008 by

Old DEC code open sourced by HP

AdvFS offers solid security and back-up features, along with fine-grain control of file systems and free space, according to the SourceForge page. The documentation for AdvFS is living on the H-P site.

December 27, 2007 by

Google Predicitons, 2008

Tis the season for everyone to chime in with their predictions for the upcoming year -- and here are mine. The past year was a good one for Google, their stock gained $200 per share, several new products/services/features were launched, their market share rose to nearly 60%, they have managed to keep their advertising earnings impressive, and have invested significant time and money into the mobile space.


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