Happy Birthday, Linux!

Scris de in data de 07 April 2011
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This will be a very short entry, but the occasion is a very important one: Linux  Foundation is celebrating this year, 20 years of Linux (in August) and for this special anniversary, they have already made a film to show us a brief history of their beloved operating system. Well that’s it, enjoy the video and find out more on their anniversary landing page here: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/20th/

The Facebook Pimple

Scris de in data de 21 February 2011
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The new HTC’s phones, Salsa and ChaCha (yeah, these are the real names) are indeed teenager phones: they have a pimple on their chick! And not a pink one, it is a blue one with an f on it. Strange! Or isn’t it? For several years now, we have heard that facebook it is cooking a phone in their backyard, but as always till now this was mainly a rumor. So are these two the facebook phones? No! For sure HTC [...] Citeşte mai mult »

7 days with Firefox: GUI and benchmarks

Scris de in data de 15 February 2011
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*GUI = graphical user interface So we have arrived to the most important part of this 7 days with Firefox series: GUI and benchmarks. The most impressive update of Firefox or at least the most visible is the graphic user interface updates. Everything about it is up-to-date with the latest trends in business and most of them established by Opera interface designers. This is not a surprise, Chrome, Firefox and even Safari have inspired over time [...] Citeşte mai mult »

7 days with Firefox 4: New Features

Scris de in data de 09 February 2011
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First Look It is clear for me now: Firefox 4 is an evolution from it’s predecessor, but not a revolution. It has a new JavaScript engine called JägerMonkey which is a real boost in performance compared with the one used in Firefox 3.6 and it has lots of improvements on the graphic user interface side. Engineers at Mozilla also concentrated on the browser (cold) start-up which is a lot faster than Firefox’s previous version, but [...] Citeşte mai mult »

Opera wins Google loses

Scris de in data de 07 February 2011
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Last week we found out that Android is the #1 mobile OS for smartphones, surpassing for the first time in history Symbian. Well this is a very bad news for Apple, Nokia already knew that the days of its mobile OS are numbered, but for Apple the fact that Android wasn’t first, really meant something. And the fact that now Google can say that it has the most spread mobile OS in the world leaves [...] Citeşte mai mult »