Brits aren’t interested in Google Glass because of lack of style, research shows
Although many fellow British journalists cannot wait to get their hands on the eyewear augmenting information in our lives courtesy of Google and partners, not everyone appears to share the same amount of enthusiasm – and the cause appears to be lack of style.
The research comes from VoucherCodesPro who polled 1,512 adults on their opinions due to a huge rise in web searches regarding Google Glass.
Firstly, participants were asked “Would you be interested in owning Google Glass once it’s...
Biggest challenges faced by new managers
Landing your first management role is an exciting and rewarding experience. You’ll have more responsibility, more power and more money. You’ll be given more freedom to act on your own decisions too.
It’s not all a bed of roses though. Management can be a tough and grueling profession whatever the industry, and one which needs to be fully understood and prepared for in order to succeed.
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Is Android development getting easier?
The biggest problem with Google’s open-source software, has always been that it’s open-source.
Fantastic for customisability, adding new features, but ends up on hundreds of variations of hardware devices. Different screen sizes, different processors... It’s exhausting enough to write about, let alone develop!
However, considering Android has a 70% worldwide smartphone shipment rate (according to IDC in Q4 2012) it’s important that...
SWTOR doubles monthly revenue on switch to “freemium”
The gaming industry has been witnessing a shift towards the “freemium” model lately; clearly it’s working and worth considering after EA announced profits for Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) have doubled since making the free switch.
Freemium is the act of releasing an app for, well, free. This looks extremely appealing for customers, but of course everyone needs to fund their development and earn a profit from the time invested, so these apps make money through advertising or in-app...
The best Google Glass photos and videos so far
In the last few weeks, Google Glass has rolled out to a limited number of developers and beta testers known as ‘explorers’.
Because of this, we’ve begun to see more and more photos and videos emerge on social media giving us (non-explorers) some idea of what life through Glass is like.
Making your launch strategy a value system for extra oomph!
Lots of apprenuers are always looking for ways to increase the effectiveness of their advertising. Focused on...
Linux kernel 3.4 gets you Android developing
A new Linux kernel 3.4 has been released, according to a post from Linux fellow Linus Torvalds.
Often a huge barrier for aficionados of both Tux and Android; they now play nicely as Linux kernel brings support for development on Google’s OS along with SSD caching and other Jelly Bean-sweet improvements.
For Android development, the Goldfish VDE has been the choice inclusion allowing developers to start an instance of Google’s software on a kernel...
Codassium offers real-time “brogramming” with WebRTC
Codassium, an online code platform by Wreally Studios, allows for two parties to conduct a coding session using Mozilla’s “Ace” editor alongside live video chat for increased collaboration.
The platform uses the WebRTC standard currently being proposed by W3C who is hoping to use it to provide a web-based suite of tools to share data, audio, and video all in real-time across multiple devices.
Moving beyond collaborative work, this platform could potentially be used to conduct live interviews...