Yesterday, Mozilla launched Firefox 29 in a bid to compete with the 5 year market dominance of Google Chrome.
One of the most obvious contributing factors to the Firefox decline was the overwhelmingly dusty appearance of Firefox’s default interface. On both Windows and OS X, Mozilla’s browser looked dated. With this in… Read More
Archives: April 2014 - Catchy Agency
Facebook will host its first developer-oriented conference since its IPO therefore, we can expect a bunch of announcements in the lead up to this event. The first of these announcements is the open-sourcing of Pop, the animation engine behind its Paper app.
Facebook launched Paper about three months ago as… Read More
Latest figures show that Microsoft Surface sales took a downturn last quarter, with such a large drop suggesting there may be more behind this than the typical seasonal fluctuations.
Microsoft reported that revenue from the Surface was nearly cut in half, declining from $893 million to about $500 million. By comparison, Apple’s iPad… Read More
New figures reveal that Samsung are selling a lot of tablets in the United States and Canada. Samsung products were the most popular type of Android tablet that Americans and Canadians used to surf the web, beating Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets for the first time.
Yesterday public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services announced support for open-source technology called Docker on Elastic Beanstalk.
Docker lets developers write applications on their desktops and then sends it for testing or production deployment on another machine — like a public cloud (without changing the code). Everything sits inside… Read More
Software companies are facing increasing competition, which has resulted in a need to iterate on their products quickly, efficiently and with minimal disruptions. Electric Cloud has been helping them do that for over a decade, with the company announcing that it has secured $12 million in funding as… Read More
Linode, a company that hosts websites for companies and individual developers, has just paid out $45 million, to upgrade its data centre hardware. With the view to help it compete with younger upstarts.
Linode does not want to see business slide away to hosting competitors or to infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud providers… Read More
The hotly anticipated Google Project Tango prototype smartphone comes with four cameras to allow it to take stock of its environment, record and use 3D depth-sensing info. This impressive Android smartphone aimed at Developers, also boasts a quad-core processor and 2GBs of RAM to crunch all that environment data.
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Nokia and Microsoft have sent out an email to customers today detailing alterations made to data protection, privacy and service terms. This is all due to the sale of Nokia’s devices and services division to Microsoft, which is expected to be complete by the end of this month. There’s… Read More
While the Famo.us pitch may just sound like marketing spin, the company has released a… Read More
Microsoft support for Windows XP will expire today, this means that they will no longer issue security patches. Without security patches, many would argue that business users would be foolish to continue using XP, as they may be vulnerable to viruses and malware that could potentially jeopardise their business.… Read More
In response to the strict revisions to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act there have been an increase in the number of start-up companies like AgeCheq, who are helping gaming outfits and app developers avoid the impending crackdown.
The COPPA II tweaks now mean that game publishers and others in the mobile… Read More
Yesterday, Microsoft announced their new “universal Windows apps“. This initiative will enable developers to consolidate their app development by constructing applications for phones, tablets and personal computers.
In a bid to differentiate from Apple and Google – Microsoft have streamlined every phase of the development cycle; including easier ways… Read More
Google released fresh stats today for the adoption of its most recent Android release, KitKat. Since Google’s last announcement, KitKat’s share of the Android market has doubled in size — from just 2.5 percent to 5.3 percent.
As you can see, although KitKat has doubled its market share, it… Read More
It was announced yesterday, that Microsoft are lowering prices for the Azure public cloud yet again. This follows price cuts from their main competitor – Amazon Web Services.
It’s been revealed that the Microsoft pricing will very depending on each individual region, rather than charging the same amount of money… Read More