Tag Archives: appstore

Government CloudStore

The Government launched their G-Cloud CloudStore for Cloud procurement of Cloud services on Sunday. The outlook is … cloudy. I applaud the increase in transparency that could be derived from listing vendors in a single searchable public online catalogue. But … Continue reading

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The Mac App Store

The release of Mac OS X Lion — and the related rebuild of a laptop from scratch — is a good opportunity to stress-test the Mac App Store. As a centralised repository of software, the ease of use and experience … Continue reading

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iPad 2

For those that didn’t hear, Apple announced the iPad 2 last night. Thinner, much faster, with front-and-rear cameras, at the same price point. iPad 1 gets $100 off the price. Perhaps the most significant part of the presentation was the … Continue reading

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Tube Status

It’s about time … my first Palm app, which I wrote back in April, has finally been submitted to the Palm app store. Although I’ve been using it almost daily since I wrote it, finding the time to go the … Continue reading

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Flash the future

There’s been some truly fascinating shifts in the world of computing, mobile and the technology ecosystem over the last few weeks. Here’s just a few links that sum up where things are going. Firstly, the much-circulated, oft-quoted “The real reason … Continue reading

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Preware

In my opinion, the Palm Pre is one of the very best smartphones on the market today. I don’t say this lightly – I’ve come to this opinion after using it solidly since December, alongside an iPhone, HTC Hero, Google … Continue reading

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Top 10 Crimes of Developer Engagement

(This post originally appeared over on the LiMo blog) 1. Call a spade a spade Before I even get involved, I want to know: what’s in it for me, and why should I care. It’s amazing how many organisations talk … Continue reading

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QT, GTK, Widget Toolkits, Web UIs

Toward the end of last week, Nokia made the announcement that they would add LGPL as a license option to the QT toolkit. QT is a highly-polished, well documented modern GUI toolkit – some consider it to be the best … Continue reading

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