Monthly Archives: December 2009

Internet Explorer losing market share to practically every other browser

Internet Explorer is losing market share, not to any one particular other browser, but more interestingly, almost every other browser is gaining while IE is losing. Firefox, Safari and Chrome are all gaining market share while IE is losing.

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The 2000s – the decade Microsoft lost their way

I’ve been saying this for a while now – it just seems that Microsoft has become increasingly complacent and has lost their way. They doesn’t seem to be anything new coming from Microsoft – everything they release just seems to … Continue reading

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Study says iPhone users are delusional

This has to be the funnies thing I’ve read for a long time, and it’s only so funny because thinking about some of the iPhone users I know, it’s perfectly true.

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Apple granted permanent injunction against Psystar to stop selling Mac clones

Apple has been granted a permanent injunction against Psystar to stop them from selling their Mac clones complete with Mac OS X. More details here.

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More details on Google’s HTC Android phone distributed to employees

news.com has more details here. I’d be surprised at this point if this is THE Google phone that all the recent chatter is about. It seems this is a ‘mobile lab’ for employees to dogfood some internal developments before they … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble’s Android based Nook eReader shipping

Here’s the first review I’ve seen of the Android based eReader from Barnes and Noble. Looks very slick.

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New Android Phone from Google ‘like iPhone on beautifying steroids’

News is that Google has given all it’s employees a new Android based phone, and there’s a number of tweets online from employees talking about it. The best quote so far is that it’s‘like iPhone on beautifying steroids’

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Sun release final release of JavaFX Mobile 1.2 for Windows Mobile

For Windows Mobile? Really? This seems like misguided effort to me. Why even bother with Windows Mobile? The trouble is though, I’m guessing here, Apple won’t allow any app on iPhones that results in the execution of some other language … Continue reading

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Installing mysql-dev package on Ubuntu

The mysql-dev package (to provide mysql APIs) is called ‘libmysql++-dev’ on Ubuntu. Install with:

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Google offer public DNS servers to speed up web browsing

Google are reportedly offering two DNS servers for public use to avoid the often found latency with resolving domain names – see more here. I’ve run into this before and often switch between the AT&T DNS servers and OpenDNS. Seems … Continue reading

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