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IE 10 for Windows 7: Cursed Again

This is a story/review told in pictures of the new IE10 for Windows 7. Here is the major reason for switching out of IE9 -its abysmal HTML5  compliance: IE9 scores 138 while the leading browsers score well over 400 points For example, Google  Chrome is at 468 out of 500 on the HTML5test.com benchmark. As…

Formoid Beta: New Form Generator

The people who brought the WowSlider to market are moving into forms processing with the new Formoid beta Form Generator. Now the WowSlider  is fairly feature rich and economical; but not the best image slider in the market place [checkout Royal Slider or WunderSlider. But the  WowSlider is very easy to use and produces output for…

Google Doodles in HTML5 Canvas

The Google Doodle today is an animation in honor of Frank Zamboni’s 112th birthday and his hockey arena fixture the Zamboni ice surface smoothing machine. Warning to Google Doodle collectors – it  does not appear  universally on Google search engine URLs. Goto google.ca for a currently appearing Doodle.  But what the Doodle does do is…

HTML5 Latest Recommendations

If you are frustrated with the US Congress and its proclivity to kick burning issues down the road – take a look at what the W3C HTML5  Working Group is doing. This blog has been warning users and developers that HTML5 is facing major issues. So that if you want to use HTML5 for example as…

PCWorld’s Bogus Browsers Test

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PCworld’s Nick Mediati has done one of those flawed  reviews that commits huge errors of omission. This occurs  when comparing the three most popular browsers – Google Chrome 21,  Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, and Mozilla Firefox 15. The review is so incomplete it does browser users a disservice. If you take a look at the…

The Bizarre Browser Bazaar

Browser Bazaar, Browser Bizarre, Browser Bazaar – one can hear the hawker touting full-lunged at the amazing  and bizarre things happening in the browser marketplace in the past few weeks. Surprise, surprise it is Chrome not Firefox that displaces IE as the number one browser in use Worldwide on the Internet. But Firefox contributed mightily…

The Plus PC World: Client Computing Directions

The Technology pundits have it all wrong – calling for a Post PC World. Over on Reddit, we are having a small debate on the Post PC World versus the Plus PC World. The Post PC World see the decline of the PC as they are replaced by smartphones, tablets, games and other mobile devices…

What is Missing in Apples iBook Author? Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash. iBook Author got a lot of fan fair on its intro with many trial software runs. The video below shows iBook Author in action: Steve Jobs Unfair Rant on Flash Steve Jobs has had a well deserved legacy of continuing top rank innovation. But Steve also had a darkside. He believed he could…

HTML5 Insights: Fall 2011

Infoworld has a good overview of HTML5 from earlier this year. See here [ and for real insight compare it to an InfoWorld Html5 Deep Dive report from a year earlier]. Combined with HTML5test this is a great combo for finding out a)what is important in HTML5, b)who is implementing what among the many sections…

Adobe Abandons Flash!

Okay Adobe only abandons Flash on Mobile OS – iOS, Android and Playbook. Adobe  will continue to develop Flash on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Here is the crux of the announcement: Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all…