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Google Adds Tabs, Other Changes to GMail

Google has been busy lately updating its GMail product with some new features that could make it easier to use.  User reaction to these changes, however, has already been mixed and, for some, very...

Comet of the Century?

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope recently made some truly amazing photographs of Comet ISON, which is still about 386 million miles from the sun and about 394 million miles from Earth.  It is projected to...

Google to “Experiment” with Window Controls

Google continues to both refine and experiment with the interface… layout, controls, icons and etc… used in their flagship Chrome browser.  With a new version of this popular browser hitting the market every 6...

Mourning Google Reader’s Death? Get Feedly!

Like many, Google’s recent announcement that they would be discontinuing their Google Reader (GReader) application as of 7/1/13 did not make me very happy, at all!  They reasoned that RSS feeds had become somewhat...

New Browser Engines Everywhere

There were two major announcements this week concerning the development of new “browser engines”; the software at the heart of Web browsers responsible for “rendering” or displaying the actual content of Web pages.  Both...

Firefox v20.0 … What’s New?

Today Mozilla will release the newest version of its flagship browser, Firefox.  Mozilla switched to an accelerated development cycle  in 2011, which sees a new major version of Firefox released approximately every 6 weeks.  The...

A Facebook-focused phone… seriously?

In spite of Mark Zuckerberg’s proclamations to the contrary, Facebook seems poised to launch a Facebook-focused phone next week on Thursday, April 4th.  Based on Google’s Android OS, the phone will (supposedly) feature content from a user’s...

PayPal Replacing VMware With OpenStack

In a move that could become increasingly common for large virtual data centers in the future, PayPal has announced that, over time, it will be replacing VMware in its data centers with OpenStack… as...

Worthy Competition for Android and iOS?

Everyone likes a good “Cinderella” story, but is Mozilla on the verge of being part of such a tale?  Mozilla continues to release more and increasinging interesting information concerning their “Firefox OS” for smartphones;...