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Problem is, failure is still very much an option, and the idea of Windows 8 being a catastrophic failure is a massive turn-off for hardware makers. Failures of devices such as Motorola’s Xoom and RIM’s PlayBook are still on the minds of all OEMs.
Here are a few a sobering thoughts for any developers reading this. More is not always better, and the chances are, I’ll never find your app in the online store.
‘Capturing’ defecting products for investigation is a common practice in the tech industry as a whole. It’s a way of gathering information about defective products with the idea of making fewer of them.
I’m not even convinced that Apple needs to make a TV.
Mozilla’s user interface changes between Firefox 3 and 4 caused quite a controversy, with a significant percentage of the userbase choosing to stick with Firefox 3.
There are no good reasons why you can’t trust Windows for shopping and banking as long as you take a few sensible precautions.
It’s perfectly legal in the US to jailbreak your handset. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act says so.
Microsoft claims that a data leakage is unlikely given that credit card information is not stored on the console.
There are no guarantees, but if your iPhone’s gone for a swim, then this is worth a try.
Notebooks were never designed for you to go touching the screen, and trying to retrofit touchscreen technology onto them will need more innovative thinking than just replacing the panel.
According to a survey, 89 percent claim that they ‘never experienced any heat problems.’
It’s now quite possible that the browser wars are over — for now at any rate, as all the major browsers’ market share has flat-lined.
Scratch the surface of each of the ‘flaws’ that have been in the news lately and you find out that there’s very little substance to them.
There’s a bigger problem facing Android, and one that has an even greater negative effect on developers than operating system fragmentation: device fragmentation.
The BIG browser benchmark! Chrome 18 vs Opera 11 vs Firefox 11 vs IE9 vs Safari 5 … which browser will be triumphant?
About 55 million homes in all that own something bearing the Apple logo on it.
Cybersecurity advisor Richard Clarke warns that imports of chips, routers and hardware from China and other foreign suppliers could leave the U.S. open to cyber-attacks and cyber-threats.
The problem dates back to an Android bug first uncovered in December 2009.
Over the past three months, more than two-thirds of those who bought a new handset chose a smartphone.
iPhone 4 users have until August 28 to claim your $15, provided you have not already acquired a free bumper for the phone.