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Think Different with a Modern Web Design "Responsive Design"
Also when I compare Google Analytic on some of our popular sites that are delivering content to regular end users in UK rather than software only based sites that has a more desktop oriented users. We notice the huge increase in desktop and mobile users in just one year. It is therefore, time to embrace the inevitable and go Res...Read more
Google giving a hand in to Save Amazon Rain Forests with SmartPhone Technology
Brazil's Surui tribe became the first of the natives to receive validation for the area's carbon offset project, last month, after having collaborated with the Google Earth Outreach team for almost four years now. Additionally, the latest technology - Android smartphones will help the Surui clan to measure the stock of carbon in the Amazonian lands...Read more
Brand new seemingly unstoppable "tech support" scam - Beware!
Last week I had a call from what sounded like BT technical support. Because I have a BT account, I thought I listen to the support agent - But soon I realized they are not BT and it immediately sounded like a clever scam. I listened some more to learn and see if I can warn others against this new scam. My further research shows that this ...Read more
Making money from Walled Garden App Stores - (Part 1)
Apple has announced that the Apple App Store has sold 15 billion apps to over 200 million customers. That's a whole lot of "Angry Birds," and in turn, a whole lot of iOS devices floating around the market. The bad news, for Apple, is that a judge has sided against Jobs and company in regards to their protests against Amazon's use of the name "AppSt...Read more
WordPress 3.2 will finally drop support for Internet Explorer 6
The most important news on the American Independence day was that someone significant in the web world finally drops the support for IE6. WordPress has released an upgrade for the popular, self-hosted blogging platform. Unlike the last few WordPress upgrades, which focused on improving developer tools, WordPress 3.2 is primarily abo...Read more
Skype: Going Going Gone for $8.5 billion to Microsoft
This morning We woke up to one of the biggest deals this year in the IT world with Skype Going Going Gone for $8.5 billion to Microsoft, the largest deal in the software giant’s history. IMO the size of the deal makes me think it was like an Auction scenario that took the price so high.Read more
The New Information Age - What are Web 3.0 or 4.0?
I saw an interesting blog about the New Information Age by Vivek Wadha where he discusses the Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn Founder) statement "that if Web 1.0 involved go search, get data and some limited interactivity, and if Web 2.0 involves real identities and real relationships, then Web 3.0 will be real identities generating massive amount...Read more
Tony Scott, 68, Passes Away After Jumping Off LA Bridge
Both, BAFTA and Hollywood grieve over the untimely loss of Tony Scott – a finest talent that was bestowed on the moviemaking industry. The exemplary craftsman is no more present amongst us. Fellow filmmakers, cinema-goers, critics and renowned peoples from the film industry are taking to the social networking sites to express their deep conce...Read more
Curiosity Lands Safe, Sends Back First Pictures from Mars Landscape
NASA’s Curiosity is in the headline sfor the successful finishing of the entire line-up. Relive the nail-biting terror and joy as NASA's Curiosity rover successfully lands on Mars the evening of Aug. 5 PDT (morning of Aug. 6 EDT) Those who eagerly awaited the landing of Curiosity on the RedPlanet are as well equally happy for Michael Phelps&...Read more
Another one bites the dust: HP Kills Off webOS Phones & The TouchPad
Technology giant HP has announced major plans to restructure the company, discontinuing its months-old tablet product and mobile phone lines and selling-off its personal computer business. Developed after HP's $1.2 billion purchase of Palm and its critically acclaimed webOS operating system, the HP TouchPad has struggled in spite of a multi-million...Read more
Apple's Q3 earnings exceed estimates, 20 million iPhones sold
Apple at Cupertino just reported its best quarter ever, with earnings of $7.79 per share, revenue totaling $28.57 billion, and a net profit of $7.31 billion. We know you're probably more interested in sales figures, however, Apple's continued to ship iPhones and iPads at a steady pace, with 20.34 million smartphones and 9.25 million tablets sold la...Read more
One of oldest DNN hosting providers "GoDaddy" Sold for $2.25 Billion
GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, has been sold to three private equity firms in a deal valued at $2.25 billion, the company announced late Friday. As a report predicted a week ago, private equity firms KKR & Co., Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures sealed the deal, in which they agreed to take on GoDa...Read more
Featured Web Trends Blogs
Google Trusted Stores So You Shop with Confidence across the Web
With a view to enable online shoppers to make purchase with confidence, Google has rolled out its Google Trusted Store program. Since last year, Google has analysed the free service with dozens of online retailers such as Wayfair, Beau-coup and Timbuk2.For now just open to the U.S merchants, the Google Trusted Stores program helps on...Read more
Smart Responsive CSS Framework with DotNetNuke
Yup, ’fraid so, yet another CSS framework - but this one’s different… It combines years of my best Developer tips, tricks and practices in one handy SkinPack for DotNetNuke 6.x. We have been developing mobile versions of the desktop skins we do for customers, but they used to find it difficult to maintain 2 version of their conte...Read more
HTML5 update on Video format challenges and some examples
Currently, html5 video is more and more used in websites, and we can say that html 5 video is the future of video on the web. HTML5 video is an element introduced in the HTML5 draft specification for the purpose of playing videos or movies, partially replacing the object element.Read more
Browser compatibility is the biggest issue for HTML 5
There are a huge number of use cases for HTML 5 like mobility which is very promising. However, if the support of cross browser issues can't be resolved, HTML 5 can't leap forward. It is said that W3C is going to endorse HTML 5 in the middle of this year after API is finalized. Currently Chrome and Safari are on par with on another in terms of HTML...Read more
'YouTube Live' goes Live
YouTube with Google Behind it has been growing steadily in recent years and now it has over 2 Billion views a day. However it has been all about viewing a video that is recorded in the past. Now YouTube has announced the initial roll out of YouTube Live which will integrate live streaming capabilities and discovery tools.Read more
WebGL & HTML5 based on OpenGL ES 2.0 for the Web - Can it replace Flash?
Khronos Group is the Open Standards for Media Authoring and Acceleration which is a non-profit consortium of companies like Google, Apple, Intel, Mozilla and more dedicated to creating open standard APIs through which to display digital interactive media — across all platforms and devices. Has provided the graphics library that basically...Read more
Good News for HTML5 with Mobile Firefox Skips Flash on Android
These days life is getting very difficult for web developers like me, It seems that we have to test against a bigger variety of devices than ever. It is no longer enough to check for IE 6-9, FF, Opera, Chrome, but also Safari for Apple for desktops. We now have to test mobile versions of Safari for iPad, iPhone, Android and no doubt soon Tablet var...Read more
WordPress Blogs just got a lot better with iPad Reader
As an iPad owner that is aware of the changing Web landscape and the fast advances that Tablet world is making. I was curious about what WordPress has done with WordPress.com blog that is hosting 18 million blogs are available now in an iPad-friendly interface, complete with touch interactions and easy customization. This is a huge achievement so I...Read more
Kindle Fire is a great product - not sure about Kindle only content!
This week the world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com Inc, unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet computer, taking aim at Apple Inc. bestselling iPad with a device that’s smaller and less than half the price. It is clearly not as good and it does not do as much. But then it is 1/2 price and to a lot of people that have budget constraints du...Read more
Sony Shows Android 2.3 Walkman With 4.3-Inch Screen, Wi-Fi but no Phone!
I have no idea why Sony did not add a phone for this good looking walk man to Compete with the iPod? Sony Japan announced the NW-Z1000 series today, their three newest Walkmans, which come with an array of flashy features. Now Sony priced and dated the devices for their home market. The prices start at $364 or £200 with 16GB on board which su...Read more
IBM and 3M Glue to allow us to Sustain Moore's Law
IBM and 3M are working together to create an adhesive that can be used to stick layers of semiconductors together. Using some 100 such layers, they should be able to create some fast commercial-grade processors. IBM believes that taking this approach should give the ability to create processors that are roughly 1000 times faster than the ones used ...Read more
Did Google Buy Motorola for hardware, software or just patents they own?
Google acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion, This is probably very good news for more official Google Android devices? But as I understand it, the main reason for the big price tag is Motorola's their mobile patents – all 17000 of them and some more pending. To get Google pay this big sum, the rumour is that Motorola was hinting that...Read more
The crowded Tablet Market is helping Apple's iPad right now
Last week I was at my local PCWORLD superstore in Guildford/UK and walked by the brand new Tablet section. I was rather shocked to see it had as bigger real-estate as laptops. So I thought I spend some time testing various connected devices from 180 GBP to high end devices at around 600 GBP. I initially thought with that many choices, the...Read more
More on iPad 3 will have a 3D screen and film studio support
Back in May I said that I was happy not to upgrade to iPad2 because iPad 3 is bound to be 3D so i might as well weight as there is nothing wrong with my iPad One. Now in a new report from RCRWireless claims that the iPad 3 will definitely have a 3D screen with major backing by large Hollywood film studios. Question: Glasses...Read more
239 EXTRA magazines hits iPad app store last month - Some good free Apps too
Recently more and more free magazines are hitting the iPad and no doubt other Tablets when they eventually get going. However, I do find them intriguing as these days I just don't have the time to buy papers, and unless we have an election going on, or some disaster going on that requires my immediate attention, these free Magazines are the way to ...Read more
iOS 5 News - Yes: No More Secrecy by Apple!- iCloud on tap at WWDC 2011
Apple announced today that it plans to introduce the next generation of its mobile platform, iOS 5, as well as a new cloud service called iCloud at the Worldwide Developers Conference next week on Monday, June 6. This is a highly unusual move for Apple, which normally tries to keep their centre-ring announcements secret until the scheduled event.Read more
About General News and BlogTopics by Salar Golestanian the founder of SalarO.com
These are various short and long News Articles and Blogs by Salar Golestanian
the founder of SalarO.com
about the latest topics that interest me. The subject matter are mixed topics from Web Trends, Technology, Software, Science or Current Afair, or whatever that can affect Internet Technology in any shape or form. I have been told that the best place for these would have been for me to place them on a page at SalarO.com
, However, some of these Blogs have less of a commercial or corporate genra, so they are placed here in this personal site. These Blogs help me explain a little more than normally is allowed in the 140 character real-estate of a typical Twitter post. They may also link you to the actual news or site that can expands further on my comments.SalarO.com
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