Tuesday: July 12, 2011
- Pandora decides that it is finally time to go the way of HTML5.
It seems to be a week of redesigns around the Interwebs. The source link will take you on over to TechCrunch which has a brand new look. The actual content of the article will tell you about Pandora's upcoming redesign, which will also has a brand new look. The new site bring everything you love about Pandora minus the use of Flash in favor of HTML5. And according to TechCrunch, it's beautiful.
Thursday: April 15, 2010
- Ten things that the Internet has ruined along with five things it has yet to ruin.
Good spelling is just one of the many casualties on this list that you'll come to discover on the other side of the click. Yes, the Interwebs have brought about some miraculous ruinings in it's short time on this planet.
Thursday: April 1, 2010
- Twitter revamps their homepage to in effort to make Twitter easier to understand.
To me, this revamp is actually a much welcomed step in the right direction as you can plainly see the 'realtime-ness' that didn't appear to be there with their previous version. Trending topics scroll across in realtime along with top tweets from select users. Not bad.
Thursday: March 18, 2010
- Want to run Internet Explorer 9 on your Windows XP machine? Tough luck.
Microsoft has decided to give Windows XP users the finger and not allow them to use their latest and greatest web browser until they upgrade their OS over to Vista or Windows 7. Yet another reason why I'll be sticking with Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari or any other superior browser. Good work, Microsoft.
Thursday: March 11, 2010
- A list of ten useful website analytics tools for your analytical pleasure.
You may not have known but Google isn't the only game in town for getting some decent web statistics. This post covers some of the non-Google tools you can try out to gauge performance of your beloved web site or web apps.
Monday: March 8, 2010
- Announcement from Cisco on Tuesday promises to 'forever change the Internet'.
Cisco has clearly stated is designed to bring the company's highly acclaimed enterprise Telepresence video system into consumer living rooms, there may be enough of the sewing done to talk now about exactly how Cisco will deliver new end-to-end Web 2.0 capabilities...
Friday: March 5, 2010
- Funeral for Internet Explorer 6 held yesterday over in Colorado.
Internet Explorer Six, known to friends and family as 'IE6,' is survived by son Internet Explorer Seven, and grand-daughter Internet Explorer Eight. To better accommodate the overwhelming response, we're changing the venue.
Thursday: March 4, 2010
- Samsung pulls the curtain back on Internet-capable fridge.
A fancy new Internet-enabled refrigerator will set you back about two grand according to this Yahoo article. Your cold cuts can finally have their very own spot on the information superhighway. Welcome to the future.
Tuesday: February 16, 2010
- Microsoft pulls the curtain back on their brand new Zune-like Phone.
That's quite an interesting user interface that Microsoft has come up with for this device and I wonder how useful it will actually be in day-to-day use. Also, I appreciate their underlying message/tactic of designing the gadget to be the complete opposite of the iPhone.
Monday: February 1, 2010
- Google decides to start dropping support for Internet Explorer 6.
All it took was a couple of cyber attacks from the aging browser to warrant Google's position to drop support. Seriously, if you still use IE6 (or IE7 for that matter) - upgrade your browser. Your making the Internet cry.
Monday: January 25, 2010
- Internet access finally comes to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
And what did the astronauts do first with said brand new Internet access capabilities? Why they sent the first tweet from space of course. NASA expects this newly announced capability to 'enhance morale and productivity.'
Monday: December 28, 2009
- Ford would like to turn your automobile into a wifi hotspot on the highway.
Great, so now you wardrive for wifi by actually wardriving for wifi. 'Quick, follow that blue car, they've got a good signal!' Something about this whole thing tells me that all roads will be a little less safer.
Wednesday: December 23, 2009
- Six predictions regarding the future of the Internet.
A great writeup with some interesting thoughts on what the future might hold for the glorious place that is the Interwebs. Your Minority Report interface just may be hiding around the corner.
Tuesday: December 1, 2009
- A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.
The original table markup in HTML was meant for displaying tabular data, but designers quickly realized they could utilize it to give structure to their designs, and create more complicated, multi-column layouts than HTML was originally capable of.
Monday: November 23, 2009
- Always wondered just how heavy the entire Internet would actually be?
The answer? About 498,438,559,990kgs according to CNET's UK site which would be about 1,098,868,920,000 pounds or roughly 549,434,460 short tons. That's heavy stuff, Doc.