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Daily Dose - The Silverlight 5 Plan

At Microsoft's developer-focused Silverlight Firestarter event, they laid out the roadmap for the next version of Silverlight - an RIA platform that is now...

0 replies - 20904 views - 12/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - VirtualBox Update from Oracle

The Oracle VM VirtualBox has reached version 3.2.12.  The virtualization app for x86 hardware just received about 20 bugfixes fixing stability issues, 64-bit...

0 replies - 22383 views - 12/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - London Stock Exchange Switches to Linux - Breaks Record Trading Speed

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has recently migrated from a .NET system over to Linux for their stock trading system.  Recent tests have broken the trading...

0 replies - 22901 views - 10/29/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Adobe Releases HTML5 Video Player w/Flash Rollover

Adobe wasn't kidding when they said they were riding the HTML5 bandwagon as hard as anybody right now.  Rather than compete with the new web standard, Adobe...

0 replies - 29425 views - 10/24/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Report Says Microsoft/Adobe Merger Story is Bunk

While it certainly didn't hurt Adobe's stock prices, which rose by 11.5% this week, the rumors that Microsoft is in talks to buy Adobe are...

0 replies - 20936 views - 10/08/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Another Android OEM Gets Sued

After Apple Sued HTC for Android phone-related IP infringement a few months ago, and then after Oracle sued Google for Dalvik's particular usage of Java, a...

0 replies - 20827 views - 10/04/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Researchers Slam Android Over Apps that Leak GPS data

A study from researchers at Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs has discovered that 15 out of 30 popular Android applications selected at...

1 replies - 20750 views - 10/01/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - SproutCore 1.4 Grows Touch Support

A new release arrived for the SproutCore framework that builds nativeized web apps.  The new release, 1.4, has more touch events for mobile devices and better...

0 replies - 21012 views - 09/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Android and Windows Phone 7 - Part 3 – Debugging on the device

If you are developing applications for a specific mobile platform, you will eventually feel the need to debug on an actual device. Windows Phone...

0 replies - 13215 views - 09/08/10 by Den D. in Articles

Daily Dose - Expression Blend 4 Shines With Silverlight

The de facto UI design tool for WPF and Silverlight (ergo Windows Phone 7), Microsoft Expression Blend, is finally available in its fourth released version. ...

0 replies - 4186 views - 06/07/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Lightspark: Free, Open Flash

A free and open source Flash player has emerged this week in beta.  The Lightspark beta is close to having full ActionScript 3 support and it even includes...

0 replies - 18127 views - 05/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - What Do You Want To See in Silverlight 5?

There's no rest for Microsoft's Silverlight team.  They are already preparing to schedule new features to go into Silverlight 5.  Version 4 was announced at...

0 replies - 18886 views - 05/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Android is Getting Flash 10.1, Firefox, and Infringement Accusations from Microsoft

There's a ton of news surrounding the Android platform today.  The most concerning story centers around the public statements by a Microsoft representative...

0 replies - 11276 views - 04/28/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in News

Daily Dose - Hadoop is Safe From Google's MapReduce Patent

Google has just granted a patent license to the Apache Hadoop distributed computing framework, which uses a MapReduce process similar to Google's recently...

2 replies - 23127 views - 04/27/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Future of Car and Smartphone Integration

Automaker Ford has announced that it will make the first vehicle that enables Blackberry and Android phones to use certain web apps through voice commands. ...

1 replies - 16486 views - 04/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Microsoft Turns on Silverlight 4 April 13

The final launch date for Silverlight 4 has been set for April 13.  This doesn't mean for sure that Silverlight 4 will be available on that date because of...

1 replies - 15835 views - 04/07/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - iPhone OS 4.0 To Be Revealed Thursday

Hot on the heels of the iPad release, Apple has just sent invites "for a sneak peek of the next generation of iPhone OS software."  The press event...

0 replies - 18296 views - 04/05/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Opera Alerts Microsoft About IE, Microsoft Criticizes Chrome

Opera has notified the EU and Microsoft about a potential problem in Microsoft's European browser ballot, according to the Register.  Opera says that the...

0 replies - 16963 views - 04/04/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Apple Doesn't Win Case Against Users of "i"

An Australian trademarks office blocked Apple's actions to stop a small company from trademarking "DOPi" as a name for its laptop bags and cases for...

0 replies - 19041 views - 03/15/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Schwartz: Apple and Microsoft Tried to Sue Me Too!

Johnathan Schwartz, the former CEO of Sun recently said what he couldn't say about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates when he was with the company.  "I feel for...

0 replies - 19211 views - 03/11/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose