February 1st, 2010 | News | Written by DC
HTML5 is coming, and we’ve yet to see Flash properly supported under any Apple device; iPhone, iPod touch or even iPad. Where web standards are concerned, the next year or two is bound to be very interesting indeed.
2010 is shaping up to be the year of the tablet.
Nokia’s Ovi suite of services hasn’t had a very smooth ride since their inception in mid-2009, though if the new Ovi Maps is anything to go by, they’re right on track to produce something that both developers and users will flock to.
January 31st, 2010 | News | Written by DC
I’ve been using Firefox for as long as I can remember on the PC, and one of my biggest peeves was that it wasn’t (then) available for mobile devices, particularly those Symbian-powered phones with ‘Nokia’ stamped all over. So now Mozilla’s gone and launched Firefox for Mobile for a Nokia device, but it’s the Maemo-powered N900. Damnit, Mozilla, don’t leave me hanging here with Opera Mini.
Seven GPUs, two CPUs and a dozen DDR3 memory slots. I’ve been out of the PC component scene for quite a while now, but damn, things like that still get my inner geek salivating.
Still digesting through Apple’s recent iPad launch, but this article from TechCrunch EU does hit a couple of pertinent points, the most obvious of which is that the iPad is actually meant for the ungeek.
Not quite the same company they were when Zip disks were still the rage, Iomega’s one company that still manages to find a way to stay alive.
January 18th, 2010 | Features | Written by DC
Thanks to a certain Korean sponsor, I managed to land a trip to Las Vegas this year to cover CES 2010, mecca of gadgets and geeks alike. While last year’s CES was mostly a Palm Pre love-fest, this year’s show had a little more variety for us gadget geeks to slobber over. 3D HDTVs, newfangled e-book readers, fancy laptops that also doubled up as tablets (but minus the bulk), a dubious gadget charger that claimed to suck power from WiFi signals around you; the list goes on and on. So much that it makes me want to whip out the credit card and start swiping away.
Anyhow, while I restrain myself, here’s a quick list of the top 5 gadgets and tech gear seen at CES that I would really, really love to own. Continue reading →