Tag: proof

Wired Shows Us What The Future Of Using An Apple Tablet Could Be Like

  So many rumors, yet so little evidence.  This is the truth when it comes to rumors such as the Apple tablet.  At this point we all know that a tablet is supposedly on its way.  The proof lies in the ever building hype around what could only be thought of as vaporware at this point.  Even though we have yet to hear an official Apple announcement, Wired has given us the above video with a glimpse into what browsing on a tablet could be like.  Check out the video and see what the future holds….or maybe not. 

[via Wired]

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Zune Moving From Platform to Environment?

  Zune is not just a platform, but an experience, or at least that is how Microsoft is seeing it.  Microsoft is looking for people to connect multiple devices with a Zune-like experience and seamlessly connect them with other devices within their portfolio.  Zune usually gets made fun of or gets a bad reputation mostly due in part that it is Microsoft trying to do their best at combating Apple.  However, if you have ever used a Zune you know it’s not a bad experience, just another device in an iPod compatible marketplace. 


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Firefox and Java Speed boost Make it a Default for Developers

 Due to the speed boost to Java, Firefox has become not only the fastest browser but most likely the default for developers.  The boost is a result of the update to Java already mentioned by cnet.  Firefox now seems primed to have even more specific apps for its browser written as it continues to grow in market share and speed dominance.  This is a result from work with TraceMonkey.  "TraceMonkey is a project to bring native code speed to JavaScript," said Mike Shaver, Mozilla’s interim vice president of engineering, adding that JavaScript performance nearly doubles compared to Firefox 3.0, based on the SunSpider test of JavaScript performance. That speeds up many basic tasks, but it also brings image editing and 3D graphics into JavaScript’s abilities, he said."  This is just more proof that open source is the way to go which brings the overall benefit to all of us.


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