Category Archives: Technology News

RIM – Blackberry App World

Research in Motion (RIM) is now joining the parade with an online app-store.  Just like the very famous Apple iTunes App-Store, and the recently released Microsoft Store, Blackberry users will be able to purchase and download a plethora of applications for their devices.  This was already possible, just not directly from RIM, and this will Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 Foundation

Microsoft has added a new edition to its Windows Server 2008 family: Windows Server 2008 Foundation.  The basic idea is a stripped down version which allows small businesses to harness the power of Server 2008 without killing their budget.  Foundation is built on the same code as the rest of the family so it is Continue Reading

Microsoft Launches Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8

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Comparing advertisement budgets from Apple and Microsoft

The very popular (and often funny but not necessarily true) TV ads from Apple mocking Vista have generated a lot of talk. Discussions are usually about the facts that are presented in the commercials, naturally divided between Windows-users and apple-users. The facts in the commercials are sometimes true but also very debatable because they are Continue Reading

Adobe Flex will become Flash Platforms

I’ve been following the development and the evolution of Adobe Flex ever since it first appeared as a beta, but its marketing has always been uncertain.  The way it was referenced and named was sometimes inconsistent and the name itself made it a little difficult to search for in some cases. Adobe Flex will retain Continue Reading

Microsoft Launches its Online Store for US Customers

msstore

There are a number of things that are bound to happen as internet connections and instant access to products become more and more available.  One of those things is that packaged software could eventually become a thing of the past.  I’m not convinced on the fact that this will happen very soon, but it could Continue Reading

Facebook is growing fast.. maybe too fast!

As I have said before, I always enjoy looking into numbers for some companies because they are usually so impressive, they sometimes sound unbelievable.  Techcrunch has an article about the speedy growth of Facebook and increasingly huge requirements to operate their site. Last year, Facebook had a reported $450 million of funding to expand and Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Google!

Google 10th birthday

It was approximately 10 years ago that Google became the search engine we all know today. It was not always the way it is right now, but the philosophy was there from the beginning. Google has put up a really cool timeline that any fan will find very interesting. You’ll find a plethora of facts Continue Reading

Google Chrome in Beta

Google Chrome Logo

If you haven’t been hearing about Google Chrome all over the place since september 1st, then you probably didn’t go on the internet since because that’s all everyone is talking about.  Just like every other blog out there, this is our mandatory Chrome post ;-)  Google Chrome was released in beta yesterday and has already Continue Reading

USB 3.0 is coming in 2009

USB 3.0 picture

Everyone has at least one USB device or, at least, most people know what USB is for.  The USB standard has been around for many years already and it quickly became a standard in the industry because so many manufacturers decided to produce equipment that use it.  Now, Intel has released the specifications for the Continue Reading