Heres an awesome list of the best jQuery plugins that will help you add beautiful effects and functionality to your next project.
Monday, 16 August 2010
A middle manager at Apple named Paul Shin Devine was recently arrested for offering a number Asian accessory manufactures confidential information about upcoming Apple products in exchange for large kickbacks.
All told, Devine accepted over $1 million in illegal kickbacks and now finds himself charged with wire fraud and money laundering.
After successful release of Comexs jailbreak tool, most of the users have used the JailbreakMe tool to jailbreak their iDevices.
The new technique of jailbreaking is quite impressive and effective. However, some users have reported various issues after jailbreaking their devices with JailbreakMe 2.0.
An RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) capable iPhone seems to be of growing interest to Apple.
The company recently hired near field communications expert Benjamin Vigier as a product manager for Apple's mobile commerce division.
Paul Shin Devine, a global supply manager for Apple, was arrested on Friday for money laundering, wire fraud, and kickbacks after being indicted for selling iPhone and iPod trade secrets to Asian suppliers.
Sunday, 15 August 2010
A recently filed trademark by Apple shows the building design for their popular Apple Store on 5th Avenue.
The incremental upgrades in BlackBerrys new Torch 9800 wont win over many Android or iPhone 4 users, but they should prevent BlackBerry loyalists from jumping ship.
The Android faithful were pretty happy when Twitter launched their official mobile app on Google's mobile OS, and now they have another reason to celebrate.
The app that's arguably considered the best Twitter app and it's now official on Android.
Vlingo, developer of a popular Voice command application for a wide variety of mobile platforms, responded to Googles new Voice Actions application by offering its Android application for free.
Indeed, while the idea of a "smudge attack" may first seem arcane, touching the screen with your finger leaves behind an oily residue that is pretty persistent, as those that have tried to rub it off sans a screen cleaner can attest to.
Saturday, 14 August 2010
The Bamboo casing is an obvious attempt to fit in with the "green" movement ��that's going on, and while that's perfectly fine, we also appreciate it from a pure design and style standpoint.
The entire lid is covered in a soft brown bamboo shell (matte), and Asus has smartly placed a bamboo overlay on the palm rest
Apple's Regent Street outlet in London, England is the currently the busiest Apple Store in the world, according to the company's senior VP of retail, Ron Johnson.
Microsoft has built their own version of the fabled Optimus Maximus—a QWERTY keyboard set on top of an LCD screen dubbed the Adaptive Keyboard.
It looks stunning, but they're only letting students use it.
Given the recent closing of Google Wave and Eric Schmidt's celebration of failures reminded us the vast list of other Google projects that have also gone by the wayside.
Check out ten more dead Google projects floating around in cyberspace and our minds.
Friday, 13 August 2010
In the modern world, there are two types of inventions.
There are those which are truly innovative, and often created by individuals and teams of exceptionally talented people.
Chrome to Phone isn't a new product -- we've been using it since May, in fact --but Google's second mobile announcement today (behind Voice Actions)
With the impending release of the 5 inch Dell Streak and other rumored similar tablets, it begs the question � is there a market for them? Will the buying public find that a 5 inch tablet is the perfect tablet for their uses? Well, in at least one case (mine), that answer is a resounding No�.
Thursday, 12 August 2010
We kicked Chrome and Firefox to the curb and tried out Safari's extensions for a change.
Out of Apple's entire Safari Extensions Galley, we wanted to make sure that our readers steered clear of the most inane ones, and that we chose the best of the duplicates.
Audio Unlimited 900 MHz Wireless Outdoor Rock Dual Speaker System features:
2-channel selection to achieve best possible performance
Google strengthens Gmail with a revamped interface and new features for contact management.
NVIDIA has updated the PhysX fluid Demo to 18.104.22.168.
The demo is basically a demo to show off PhysX based water or the more technical term, Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH). This is a great little program( less than 20MB) that can be used to quickly test out a new PhysX setup such as a dedicated PhysX card or a Hybrid ATI and NVIDIA PhysX setup.
Technology has rewired our brains, altered our expectations, and, frankly, turned us all into cranks.
How do you know if this has happened to you? Look for the following 21 warning signs.
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
With everybody arguing about mobiles and laptops in cafes and restaurants, we take a look at the etiquette debates of a century ago, when manners experts and AT&T both advised consumers not to say "hello" while talking on the phone.
Also, handsets don't appreciate facial hair.
Apple has purchased worldwide exclusive rights to use materials developed by LiquidMetal, which makes materials that are far superior to existing metals at retaining kinetic energy.
I dont think Apple is interested in creating an iBall but this purchase is prescient for other reasons.
Apple is hustling to issue a patch for a flaw that makes it possible to remotely hack the operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch.
Almost everything today has secondary content and this is a much more elegant solution than sitting in front of a computer.
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
Recently, the company's SEC filing made a note that said they don't expect to suffer "a material negative impact... as these exclusivity arrangements end." They don't say exactly which exclusive contract they're talking about,but no other phone on AT&T's lineup is worthy of being mentioned in an SEC report.
Who can read your messages, and how
Corporations fear open source like 12th century Europeans feared the plague.
However, corporate fears of open source are usually a sign of misinformation or lack of information.
Just as we were wrapping up for the weekend, Saudi Arabia still had BlackBerry service, despite an impending ban.
RIM made a lot of talk about not doing any particular governments any favors, but word from Saudi Arabias Comms and Info Tech Commission suggests that three servers are being put in place that would satisfy regulatory requirements.
iPhone worshippers seem to be at a crossroads these days.
To be the coolest kid on your block, you must have an iPhone 4. But with everyone (and we mean everyone) bemoaning the infamous reception issues, what's an early adopter to do? Well, if you believe Apple, the antenna issue can be fixed by purchasing an iPhone case.
Monday, 9 August 2010
An internal bug report for the signal drop was allegedly filed in 2008, well in advance of when the phone shipped.
"Call it Massive Patch Tuesday," said Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of security risk and compliance provider Qualys. "It's a huge update, and more importantly, everybody's involved.
I'm actually a little surprised at how large it is."
Urban projection experts Macula used the facade of the Hilton hotel in Prague as the canvas for their hypnotizing light show.
Macula explores the relationship between image, sound and the viewer. The Macula project design aims to change everything into an illusion. Pics & video...
AT&T will release the BlackBerry Torch (also known as the BlackBerry 9800) on August 12th, 2010 for $199.99 with a 2-year contract.
The smartphone is powered by a 624Mhz processor, a 5-megapixel camera with flash, a 512MB RAM, a 512MB ROM, a built-in GPS, a 4GB of internal memory, Wi-Fi, BlackBerry OS 6 and a full QWERTY keyboard.
The Kid-Tough Video Camera is a real kids video camera that is tough enough and easy enough for preschoolers to use.
The Kid-Tough Video Camera is built Kid-Tough to survive drop after drop after drop while also featuring simple controls (no reading required) and large buttons.
Sunday, 8 August 2010
PIXAR animator Angus MacLane joins the ranks of our Lego admiration with his amazing CubeDudes � the trademark marvels that he deftly wields out of Legos.
Iconic toys and fictional characters from both today and yesteryear are immortalized in CubeDude form � from Toy Storys Buzz Lightyear and Jessie to Star Wars heroes R2D2 and C-3PO.
Two reasons not to buy products from Western Digital, as means of making a statement to the company
It appears that Antennagate is still causing a shake-up in the world of Apple.
According to the New York Times, Mark Papermaster has left the company. Papermaster was the lead executive in charge of hardware for the iPhone.
"This small little gadget comes in various sizes - 256Mb up to 16Gb.
Handy for file transfers, but that doesn't meant they cannot be fancy..."
"Here is a cool collection of 60+ weirdest USB flash drive designs collected through different blogs/websites.
Some of them are extremely funny and some of them are so brilliantly designed that its hard to recognize them as flash drives. I wonder these days people prefer to have more cool design of their USB drives than their storage capacity ..."
Saturday, 7 August 2010
While Microsoft has let the tech press poke around Windows Phone 7, the built-from-the-ground-up OS it announced back in February.
Low-cost Android tablets resembling Apple's iconic iPad are on sale through retail sites like eBay for $50 to $125, though observers say they could be a pain to own since they lack hardware and software support.
The Pentagon is super mad about Wikileaks leaking 70,000 classified Afghanistan war documents.
So mad that they have made the ridiculous demand that Wikileaks "return" the data. A massive organization willfully misunderstanding how the Internet works? Sounds familiar!
When launching a new site or design, it is easy to overlook things.
While you are checking to make sure the favicon works, the images look good, and your brand is reflected properly, there are other important and admittedly more technical, items that should be working prior to the official laun
I think these emails are funny just because of the poor English grammar, and the reasons� for contacting you.
Ive received emails from Bon Ki-Moon, a soldier in Irag, and even Hilary Clinton! But, none of them were as funny as Mr. Dudu Ben (yes, his name is Dudu! Dudu! Im still laughing at the name).
Friday, 6 August 2010
Have a few of old computers and you do not know what to do with them? Heres a cool example on how you could get rid off your old computers in creative way.
Firefox 4 Beta is out with a revamped UI, Google Chrome continues to gain popularity, and Opera has a slick new version.
Let's take a look at which browser uses your screen the best without wasting space.
RIM stands amongst the top five cell phone companies in terms of global sales, according to industry analysts.
Facilitated by 50 percent growth in the global smartphone market, RIM has become the fourth largest cell phone maker behind Nokia, Samsung and LG.
The internet has many video chat websites.
In case you are looking for one, do not spend time searching on the web; simply give my list of top 12 sites for video chat a read. You will find the list below. See which site suits you best.
Deep Inside Xbox 360 Kinect and Why It's the Future of Microsoft Kinect is more than an Xbox 360 peripheral, it's the future of Microsoft, or at least a very possible one.
It's the beginning of Microsoft's plans for natural user interfaces, the step beyond the thing you're staring at right now.
Thursday, 5 August 2010
Google has more deeply integrated its Web search history product into the mobile version of its search home page
US wireless giants are taking on credit-card titans Visa and MasterCard, with a system that will let consumers pay with the contactless swipe of their smartphone.
Visa and MasterCard aren't expected to cede customers without a fight, but can the convenience of using the ubiquitous cell phone at the cash register really overcome our love of plastic?
Open source softwares are emerging as a key technique to meet the project requirment in moeden age.
Simply, the Open-source software are those softwares which are available in source code and also available within the public domain.
Wednesday, 4 August 2010
Microsoft's latest OS is rich in features and performance, but there's always room for improvement.
PC manufacturers are cutting corners on recovery discs and profiting when things go wrong, discovers Stewart Mitchell.
The clean-up costs due to damage by viruses can be extremely expensive, and millions of dollars can be lost in productivity.
Of course, some viruses and worms are vastly more costly than others.
Thanks to new tools from Microsoft in Windows 7, you can preserve your entire hard disk on another drive as a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD).
So don't worry that you'll forget important data on your old drive --just freeze it solid, like Han Solo in a block of carbonite.
What does RIM have up its sleeve for Tuesday's press conference? It is expected the company will unveil a new tablet and phone to compete with Apple's mobile offerings.
Tuesday, 3 August 2010
iHolder iPad Stand allows you to store and use your iPad safely and comfortably at home. iHolder offers a rotating standand you can also turn it for vertical viewing, when needed. iHolder is that it offers three adjustable viewing angles.
The unofficial iPhone Dev-Team today sent word that it had published its first widely available jailbreak tool for the iPhone 4.
Here weve collected some of the top web analytics services that give you real time result of your traffic.
And the best thing is - they are free.
See how the new Google Caffeine Engine responds to website speed optimizations.
Monday, 2 August 2010
A Wall Street Journal investigation finds that one of the fastest growing businesses on the Internet is the business of spying on American consumers.
Washington, 1952: How the CIA [U.S.
Central Intelligence Agency] created the flying saucer craze
Air Force MSgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
Sunday, 1 August 2010
Apple's fruity business model is pushing it on course to become the world's second largest buyer of semiconductors and may well become the biggest chip buyer in the whole wide world by 2012.
Starcraft 2 has been years and years in the making.
Starcraft is basically a national sport in Korea and fanboys the world over have been eagerly waiting its sequel.
It was only a matter of time before the porn industry took advantage of Face Time on the iPhone 4.
Want to grab a quick panoramic picture with your iPhone? The makers of the popular RedLaser app have released a new app today that can create one in real-time using your iPhone's video camera.
Read this blog post by Josh Lowensohn on Web Crawler.
iPad users in the United States are getting ripped off in how much they are paying for data on the device.