Archive for September, 2011

Google+ Adds 9 New Features, Opens to the World | Webmonkey | Wired.com

Look out Facebook, here comes Google+. After three months as an invite-only service, Google+ has thrown open its door to the world and rolled out a slew of new features. The announcement comes just days before Facebook’s annual f8 developer conference and seems clearly aimed as a shot across the social network giant’s bow. Let the social wars begin.

via Google+ Adds 9 New Features, Opens to the World | Webmonkey | Wired.com.

Get connected: Can TV spark a gaming revolution? – Gaming News – Digital Spy

There is a revolution going on. Not as momentous as the Arab Awakening spreading like wildfire across the Middle East, but certainly with the potential to change things in video games entertainment. Around 1m connected TVs – sets with internet connections that can stream a range of digital services – were sold in the UK last year, according to figures from Ofcom, and this market is widely viewed as a key growth area in home entertainment.

via Get connected: Can TV spark a gaming revolution? – Gaming News – Digital Spy.

iOS Boilerplate – A base template for iOS apps

What is it?

This project is inspired on HTML5 boilerplate.

It is intended to provide a base of code to start with

It is not intended to be a framework

It is intended to be modified and extended by the developer to fit their needs

It includes solid third-party libraries if needed to not reinvent the wheel

via iOS Boilerplate – A base template for iOS apps.

With Bitcasa, The Entire Cloud Is Your Hard Drive For Only $10 Per Month | TechCrunch

The cloud is now your hard drive. And not just a few dozen Gigabytes, Terabytes or even Petabytes, but all of it – infinite storage – for only $10 per month. This is the incredible promise of the new TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Bitcasa.

via With Bitcasa, The Entire Cloud Is Your Hard Drive For Only $10 Per Month | TechCrunch.

Top 50 best Linux apps 2011 | News | TechRadar UK

For everyone at Linux Format magazine and most of its readers, computers and Linux are a passion.

Linux is perfect: its open source nature and excellent shell make it the ultimate hobbyist’s operating system. Fortunately, there’s a huge number of top-class applications available as well: market leading packages for professional and consumer level media creation, tools for developers, systems administrators and students – as well as great games to help you procrastinate on a Friday.

Here we introduce you to the 50 best apps for Linux. We didn’t just want the 50 most popular, so we asked our readers on TuxRadar for their favourites in a bid to discover some little-known gems.

via Top 50 best Linux apps 2011 | News | TechRadar UK.