Well, their focus in the development of the newest version of Flash has been very much centered around the online gaming community. With Flash 11, Adobe claim that the user can experience browser based games that look and respond like console games, thanks to its new Molehill interface, which optimizes hardware accelerated graphics in both 2D and 3D. The platform general manager at Adobe, who has been overseeing the project, Danny Winokur, claims that this improvement will allow Flash 11 to render graphics over 1000 times faster than the last version. (more…)
Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music.
The streamer is cross-platform, free and open source, and will stream everything from MP3s to Shorten files. (Though you need to pay for the third party iPhone client apps, and donate to the project to unlock certain features.)
So you hate your ISP’s webmail? Check out Roundcube!
Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking. Easy to roll on your own server!
The iPhone is awesome, but try having a 10 minute conversation on it, how about 20? Sometimes I wish I had a handset for it so it would be easier to hold up to my ear with my shoulder.
Enter the Desktop Handset, which costs about $59.95. You can do all the normal functions on your phone while making a call, and don’t have to pull it away from your face every time you need to look at something on it. This phone set will plug into your phones earphone jack, and will charge via USB or wall outlet.
Free Video Converter is a free media conversion program which combines a great looking user interface with some seriously powerful functionality. There’s no shortage of video converters out there (Such as Handbrake), which offer to transform video into different format for different devices and uses, but this is a well designed program that also offers image slide show, and audio conversion on the fly within the same interface.
Convert video free to AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, SWF, 3GP, DVD, MPEG, MP3, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Android, rip & burn DVD, convert online videos directly from 40+ sites, burn Blu-ray, and upload to YouTube with our free video converter! Windows only.
Facebook today has announced a new and improved profile design which they will be rolling out starting from tomorrow. Facebook plans to complete the rollout for everyone by early next year, but there is no reason to wait!
Here’s how you can get it right now!
Step 1: Navigate to http://www.facebook.com/about/profile/.
Step 2: Now click on the green-colored “Get the New Profile” button found on the top right-hand side corner of the page.
Step 3: That’s it! You should now see the new Facebook profile design!
Man, nothing like being an adult playing with toys of the cutting edge technology of my youth! Mr. Floppy vs Mr. NES… FIGHT!
Ships on November 20th
Apple has released iOS 4.2 GM for all devices today and we found the GM links for you to download… Enjoy! Please note we are not hosting the files and are providing them as links only. Updating by the minute for all iOS devices… If you don’t see your model, please refresh.
iTunes 10.1 Beta 2, Mac OS X – 68.05MB
iTunes 10.1 Beta 2, Windows x86 – 70.9MB
iTunes 10.1 Beta 2, Windows x64 – 71.81MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPAD) – 549MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPHONE 4) – 624.27MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPHONE 3GS) – 401.3MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPHONE 3G) – 322.88MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPOD TOUCH 4G) – 608.65MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPOD TOUCH 3G) – 389.21MB
iOS 4.2 GM (IPOD TOUCH 2G) – 346.74MB
Get Your Geek On! 116 Vintage Tech Ads
Our last post seems to have generated some buzz, so I decided to super size the vintage tech ads and show off 116 of the oldest and most retro cool tech stuff! Whats your favorite?