Earlier this year at WWDC, Apple introduced iBeacon, a technology that would be introduced as part of iOS 7 and new Apple hardware. iBeacon utilizes BlueTooth LE (Low Energy) to provide very precise location data to your device, which can either provide detailed directions inside a building, like a mall, or give you information about […]
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This one’s fairly substantial. On Tuesday, Adobe released Flash Player 11.9.900.117 for Mac OS X, an 18 megabyte download via MacUpdate. The new version adds the following fixes and changes: – Mobile Workers (concurrency) – Android: Workers APIs are now supported for Android. This will work only with swf-version 22 (namespace 3.9) or later. The […]
Flipboard, the company which started out as an iPad only app has till date raised $111m in investments. I found this article on the web, where the CEO of the company talks about Flipboard’s monetization plan. Its a good read, but just in case if you are in a rush, here’s the summary below. 1) […]
Safe mode is a diagnostic mode that runs an operating system without loading any software or drivers and starts Operating system on a limited set of files and drivers. When a system is booted to Safe…
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The new QuarkXPress has arrived. And it is a hefty update. Late Friday, software developer Quark released version 10.0.0.1 of its QuarkXPress design application. The 293.5 megabyte update, which can be downloaded here, adds the following changes: – Xenon Graphics Engine The new state-of-the-art Xenon Graphics Engine takes full advantage of your computer’s processing power, […]
The most anticipated product from Apple iPhone has finally announced on 11th Sep 2013, at the event in Cupertino. After numerous rumors and speculations, it seems like those rumors are actually…
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Ladies and gentlemen, Labor Day is upon us and with that in mind, the staff of O’Grady’s PowerPage will be taking the day off to be with friends, family and awesome barbecued food. As you should be, too. Swing back tomorrow for the latest in Mac mobile news and have a safe and happy holiday, […]
BlackBerria exhibits all the classic signs of a collapsing country. Today, it’s the kind of place that might compel the State Department to issue a travel advisory. It’s a land where crime goes unpunished, where fires burn unextinguished, where citizens wander the streets alive but dazed, where the future is too foggy to inspire any feeling but despondency.
BlackBerria is officially up for sale, and will be sold from a position of weakness — its suitors will look more like the World Bank than casual bond buyers. Meanwhile, its crisis-time leader, whose public misjudgments are excruciatingly well documented but who is flattered by his monstrous predecessors, stands to become fabulously rich as the result of his country’s full failure. (BlackBerria’s deposed former leaders, for all their failures, are among the richest men in the region.)
Something very rotten in the state of BlackBerria.
The Apple shopping spree continues. Per Rapidus.se and TechCrunch, Apple has purchased a Swedish firm called AlgoTrim for an undisclosed price. The small company specializes in image and video, specifically JPEG, compression techniques on mobile devices which allow faster processing of images on power-constrained mobile devices. AlgoTrim develops advanced solutions for mobile devices within the […]