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How visual web development can change the landscape of web design

Web design has been changing constantly since its big boom in the mid 1990’s when JavaScript hit the scene to provide more dynamic, engaging websites. Then with the easy access to powerful Content Management Systems, it became easier and more accessible to those that didn’t have a

The most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system, with Windows 10 gaining ground. The September 2017 statistics also revealed that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems, with more devices moving to Android 7.0. Mobile OS

What is the Android operating system and what is an Android phone?

Google unveiled its new Pixel 2 devices this week (Picture: Google) Google unveiled their latest flagship phones on Wednesday: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The new phones follow the highly successful Google Pixel phone last year, after Google rebranded their Nexus range. Android is also

Don’t fear the software shopkeeper: T&Cs banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America

DerbyCon Security vendors are inserting language into their products’ terms and conditions that attempt to silence critics, folks attending this year’s DerbyCon conference were told on Friday. More and more infosec software makers now include legal language in their T&Cs insisting that their products cannot be tested for

Huawei Mate 10 Teased as ‘The Real AI Phone’ as Company Takes a Dig at Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei’s new teaser claims “real AI phone” is coming It is set to unveil the Mate 10 on October 16 The Mate 10 will be powered by a new Kirin 970 SoC Now that Apple’s big iPhone event is behind us, we can look forward to

The Latest: Most internet service out to Dominica

Dutch Marines help out the local population in preparation for the arrival Hurricane Maria, in Oranjestad, Statia, on the Leeward Islands, Monday, Sept. 18 2017. Maria has intensified into a Category 5 hurricane as its eye is approaching Dominica in the eastern Caribbean, the U.S. Hurricane Center

On Social Media, They Represent the College 24/7

Nikki Sunstrum (standing) works to stay ahead of the news as social-media director at the U. of Michigan: “I always want to make sure that we’re breaking our news rather than trying to reactively correct any sort of factual errors that might have been told by another

Apple iPhone X: The internet reacts

When Apple chief Tim Cook declared the iPhone X “the biggest leap forward since the first iPhone” at his latest launch extravaganza, you couldn’t help but wonder if he was referring to its features or its price. With the top-end model costing £1,149, customers are paying a

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL

YouTube began supporting HDR playback in late 2016, but there were not compatible smartphonesto play back the HDR content. Since that time, the LG G6, Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, LG V30 and Note 8 have all been released or announced with hardware-based HDR support. Now, it looks like last year’s Pixel phones will be joining the party.

Learn the operating system that runs iPhone 8 — even before you get one

It’s iPhone 8 Day…and as you’d expect of any new Apple product launch, the news of major redesigns and cool new features owns the day. But despite all the cheers, jeers, and general debate around the iPhone 8 and everything it represents, it’s easy to overlook the software that’ll soon