Browsing All posts tagged under »Microsoft«

iPad most wanted gift for the 6 to 12 year old crowd.

November 24, 2010


New info released from The Nielsen Company showing purchase intent for the younger crowd (6 to 12 and 13+). Interesting intel, showing the iPad as the number one most wanted product for the 6 to 12 year old group. What this writer found interesting was where the iPhone fell in relationship to other smartphones and […]

Microsoft to acquire Canesta a small Silicon Valley company that specializes in gesture-recognition technology

October 30, 2010


(NYT) Microsoft said on Friday that it was buying Canesta, a small Silicon Valley company that specializes in gesture-recognition technology. Interest in this technology has surged because it lets people control computers and other devices through hand movements and other bodily gyrations, in similar fashion to the systems depicted in futuristic films like “Minority Report.” […]

Apple announces new OS Lion will act more like their mobile devices

October 21, 2010


(WSJ) Apple Inc. moved to infuse its Macintosh computers with popular features from its newer iPhones and iPads, including a new online store for Mac applications. The company also introduced a restyled version of its ultrathin MacBook Air notebook. Like the iPhone, the new notebook uses chips known as flash memory rather than a disk drive […]

New Code HTML 5 raises concerns over privacy risks

October 11, 2010


HTML5 is currently under development, as the next major revision of the HTML standard. Like its immediate predecessors, HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.1, HTML5 is a standard for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web. The new standard incorporates features like video playback and drag-and-drop that have been previously dependent on third-party browser plug-ins such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft […]

Siteminis named as finalist alongside Apple, Google and Microsoft in 2010 WAMM awards held in Atlanta, GA.

October 8, 2010


Last night, the first annual WAMM  (Wireless And Mobile Media) awards were held in Atlanta at the AT&T campus. Siteminis Mobile Solution platform was named as a finalist along side titans in the industry Apple, Google, Microsoft and RIM in the category Best Development Tools or Platform. Although the balloting was tight, Microsoft tied with […]

Microsoft and Adobe leadership meet secretly to talk- I wonder what about!

October 8, 2010


A couple of years ago Microsoft was looking hard at Adobe, but things just didn’t work out. Oh how the times are a’changin! With the rift between Apple and Adobe (see Steve Jobs article about Adobe on Mobile redirect Archives), it seems that the timing (and the government) might be more flexible this time around. […]

iPhone applications to run on Intel-based smartphones, tablets and other devices? That is the plan

October 7, 2010


IDG News Service – Intel is developing a tool that will make it easier for developers to port iPhone applications to Intel-based smartphones, tablets and other devices, a company executive said Tuesday. Most smartphones and tablets today run on Arm-based processors, so developers tend to write mobile applications first for the Arm architecture. By making […]