Microsoft on Tuesday mass emailed its 100 million+ Messenger users to let them know that the service is officially being retired on March 15, 2013. On that date, all users will be migrated to Skype, which Microsoft acquired back in May 2011 Read more.
Canonical took the wraps off its Ubuntu mobile operating system today. Ubuntu for Android combines the Android mobile operating system and the Linux-based desktop OS, so when you dock the handset you get the full desktop OS. Android manufacturers are expected to start rolling out these devices early next year.
The mobile version of Ubuntu is built around Google’s Android OS and it promises to take advantage of multi-core handsets to bridge both the mobile experience of Android and the productivity of the Ubuntu desktop experience. So you can have one address book, inbox, set of bookmarks, call log, and more in one device. You’ll be able to dock (or undock) your [...]
We’ve reached a funny point in display technology where the largest screens and the smallest screens are being made with high resolutions, but the middle ground seems to have lagged behind.LG plans to change that with a new line of high resolution displays for 7-inch and larger screens.
We’re only weeks away from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and that means companies will start to announce what you can expect to see from their presentations at the show. We’ve seen LG sport 1080p smartphone displays, and it should surprise no one that one of the largest names in television manufacturing will be showing [...]
The world of Web design is constantly evolving and endlessly growing, and that’s exactly why it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how far we’ve come. Of course, designers and developers are never going to be purely serious (as you’ll see below), and that adds to the awesomeness of the Web.
We previously highlighted things we loved halfway through the year, and now, as 2012 comes to a close, our list of all-time favorites has arrived. Here’s a list of 12+ trends, products and toys we’ve loved in 2012, the useful, the funny and everything in-between. Also, don’t miss our other 2012 lists for more great recommendations.1. Parallax
Out of all the [...]
With one of the jQuery timeline plugins listed here, you can add cool and interactive timelines to your web pages. The timeline format is not new, but really, it got popular when Facebook decided to add it to their wall design. It is a great way to show events in time – this can be anything from social media updates to historical events. We also see the timeline design used in creative portfolios. It is a great way for agencies to present their history; their development in number of employees, key client wins etc.
Check out these jQuery plugins I found for adding timelines to your website, and let me know in a comment if I [...]