Wearable Glasses Showing Turn-by-Turn Driving Directions, or Displaying Email and Text Messages, Could be the Future. Employees at eyeglasses designer Michael Pachleitner Group have no reason to consult desktop computers, tablets or old-fashioned paper binders to find items in their 22,000 square-foot warehouse. The information is right in front of their faces.
Today starting at 9a.m. PT Microsoft’s developer conference will feature a keynote that highlights Windows 8 changes and the revised developer experience. There will be a live stream of the conference keynote available on the conference website http://www.buildwindows.com/.
The core changes will be updated UI and a refresh that brings Windows 8 more in line with the current Apple OS X offerings (source ZDNET).
The OS X comparable offerings include:
History Vault (Time Machine)
Windows App Store (App Store)
ISO Mounting (Native OS X)
Cloud Based Profiles (iDisk/Mobile Me)
Modern Reader PDF Support (Preview)
Other New features:
Windows Explorer Ribbons
Updated Task Manager
ARM Processor Support
Internet Explorer 10
Pattern and Facial recognition logins
There are sure to be other features that sneak into Windows 8 and that may be helpful for the enterprise.
Our vote for the most hated new feature is surely Windows Explorer Ribbons. Apparently there is a vast difference between the Windows and Office team with incorporating user feedback.
We are looking for a Part-Time Web Developer to deliver meaningful work and enhance our team. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our culture is what drives us, and we’re looking to build our team with someone who both fits and contributes to it.
- HTML + CSS: Mastery of cross browser CSS and HTML.
- ASP.NET, C#, PHP + MySQL
- Good knowledge of web standards and trends
- Ability to learn and thirst for knowledge
- Mobile Web experience.
About OmniSpear, Inc.:
Omnispear, Inc. works with all types and sizes of businesses to enhance their brand through the convergence of innovative website design, web applications, promotion and other key value added services.
Since 2001, through commitment and desire we have found ourselves among the most well respected interactive development elite in Ohio. We are a privately held, incorporated company residing in Dayton, Ohio. Our client base is broad and consists of multi-national enterprises, national corporations, government agencies and local businesses.
There is no better way to bond with fellow employees than practicing your shooting skills together. A few weeks ago, OmniSpear decided to host a company airsoft shooting competition for a prize of $100. The rules were simple, each person had 5 shots and whoever scored the highest points on their respective targets won. Luckily for Steve Gillson, he managed to score 45 points and took home the prize!
We all know that cross-browser compatibility testing is a necessary evil for web developers. Testing is especially difficult when your workstation can only have one version of Internet Explorer installed at a time.
Today I discovered Spoon – (www.spoon.net), a plugin-based virtualization app that allows you to run desktop applications with no installs. Beautiful!
We already know that Facebook is the web’s biggest black hole for wasting time online. If you look at the average amount of time (according to Nielsen) users spend on the social network, Facebook is a clear winner over sites such as Google or Yahoo. The average came out to be a whopping 7 hours per user / month for Facebook, vs. 1.23 hours on Google.