Axiom Telecom touts ‘One-hour Express’ service

Axiom Telecom, a regional mobile and smartphone retailer in the Middle East and official distributor of BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets, has announced that it has recorded more than 98% of service requests after the company recently launched the ‘One-hour Express’ and 24-hour repair services for BlackBerry smartphones.   Under…

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10 Tips to Having a Great Website

Every web master wants their website to be the best. One has his own reasons why he chooses to set up a website. But whatever that reason maybe, whether it is for business purposes or for personal use, creating an impressive website is always the main goal. If you want…

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Beginning Android: Install an Android Platform

Google provides various Android platforms that can be installed via the SDK’s SDK Manager tool. Lesson 2 shows you how to use SDK Manager to install the Gingerbread platform (version 2.3.3) and platform tools. Note Gingerbread is a code name for Android 2.3 and minor updates (e.g., 2.3.3). Google is…

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Google Chrome updates its Appmator tool for Chrome developers

If Google is good at one thing when it comes to developers, it’s the ease and speed of adding new apps to its Chrome Web Store and Android Market. There are no reviewers checking out apps like there are over at Apple, which means that developers can get their ideas…

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This app tells you if your web design is accessible to the color blind

  Built by Giovanni Scala, a developer living in Italy, Check My Colours is a web app for finding out how accessible your site’s design is for users with color blindness. By comparing the foreground and background color combinations of all DOM elements, this app determines if designers have provided…

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Google+ adds new mask effects for Hangouts, so go turn yourself into a cat

I’m a huge fan of Google+ Hangouts and I think that the company is really onto something when it comes to interaction over video. It beats the absolute crap out of a Skype conversation, and has fun effects like Apple should be creating for Facetime. The Google+ team has announced…

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Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

The winner for one last category of the Global Mobile Awards – the Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 award – was left to be announced and looking at the photo of smiling Nokia execs makes it easy to guess which device took that…

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Windows 8′s Consumer Preview racks up 1 million downloads in 24 hours

Microsoft’s Consumer Preview of its Windows 8 operating system has seen some 1 million downloads in its first day of availability. While not a surprising figure, given the massive popularity of Windows, the number underscores how critically important the upcoming piece of software is for the larger computing market. People…

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The Mobile Web with jQuery Mobile

Page Structure for jQuery Mobile Page structure is very important. One of the biggest things you will need to start with is an HTML 5 doctype. jQuery Mobile requires HTML 5. Only a few browsers right now support HTML 5 (but the HTML 5 standard–just like jQuery Mobile–is not fully…

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Top 10 Web Development Apps for Android Devices

As an avid Android device user with both an Android tablet and phone, of course I am always looking for apps that would be of use to web developers. After a bit of searching I was able to find apps for just about every aspect of web development, from the…

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