Monthly Archives: November 2011

1st W3C conference for Web developers and designers

14 Sep: W3C is holding its 1st web developer conference in Seattle! Nov 15-16 19 Sep: We may talk a bit about semantic web and metadata, such as RDFa, microdata, and microformats, but the focus is on client-side tech @zaythar … Continue reading

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Web apps for the open web from Mozilla

Mozilla releasing new version of Firefox for Android [Nov 22, 2011] The new version is strategically important for Mozilla for multiple reasons. First, smartphones and tablets are at the center of a mobile-first transformation of the computing industry, and Firefox … Continue reading

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Windows 8 gaining smartphone like “connected standby” capability

New power state called “Connected Standby” Windows coalesces all the timer and network requests, turns the radio on periodically to satisfy them, then goes back to very low power consumption. But because app requests are getting satisfied they are up … Continue reading

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Designing smarter phones–Marko Ahtisaari (Nokia) and Albert Shum (Microsoft)

Including Joe Belfiore’s “Building a different kind of UI” talk as well (for completeness): see that in the very end. Marko Ahtisaari interview: Nokia Senior VP of Design [The Verge, Oct 31, 2011] Nokia designer Marko Ahtisaari sits down with … Continue reading

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Qualcomm mirasol display technology delivered

Follow-up: Qualcomm added a superior to its mirasol, but also MEMS display technology for its upcoming US$1B fab [Jan 26, 2012] Updates as of July’12: QUALCOMM Incorporated Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results – Earnings Call Transcript [Seeking Alpha, July 18, … Continue reading

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Application Craft: a multiplatform rapid development system and SaaS for HTML5 et al

Application Craft – our one minute overview [Oct 29, 2011] Check out our fantastic one minute video. It shows you just some of the great development features available. Related information: Microsoft and jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap [Oct 13, 2011] More information: – … Continue reading

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 and ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Follow-up: Kindle Fire with its $200 price pushing everybody up, down or out of the Android tablet market [Dec 8, 2011] Update: ASUS introduces [i.e. making available] the Eee Pad Transformer Prime with NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 Quad-Core Processor and Google® … Continue reading

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