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Apple desktop to become an art canvas?

Sometimes, high-end software engineering is like high art – it’s not always easy to appreciate what the eye of the ‘artist’ sees. And so it is that a patent filing by Apple Inc. sort of bends my head in different directions as I try to find some actual, meaningful application for the proposed ‘active desktop’ […]

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Netvibes, Yourminis roll-out web widgets

This whole web widget thing is well worth a while for Wayne to wonder about the where, what and why. On the one hand, how many widgets does one need? While on the other, what happens when widgets wave au revoir to the web and wonder on over to the ones’ Windows desktop? Or the […]

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Apple Business Innovation Internet Technology Web Design & Development

Apple Safari, Adobe Apollo in web app tie-in

The politics of the web is a many splendid thing. Political machinations within the technology industry have always fascinated me. The speed at which trends are adopted, talked up and either overtaken, upgraded or killed off is at times breathtaking. Right now for Apple and Adobe, the trend is an upwards one, if no less […]

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When Firefox and Apollo unite!

Not wanting to be deliberately contrary, no matter what all of the good books say about great headline writing, I have to disagree with Anne Zelenka’s recent post on GigaOM: “Adobe announced the public alpha of its Apollo development framework that allows developers to build cross-platform hybrid web/desktop applications using Flash and Ajax … Some […]

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Apple Design Innovation Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology Web Design & Development

15 things about Adobe Apollo

Having listened to a Podcast hosted on TalkCrunch regarding Adobe’s Apollo web platform, many things emerged that paint a very, very intriguing and interesting picture. So, by way of a follow-up to an earlier post: “Adobe Apollo nearing launch”, here’s a list of 15 things about Adobe Apollo: The ability to install web applications as […]