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Lagging medical industry slowly catch...

Lagging medical industry slowly catching onto the information technology

Web based electronic health record (HER) companies are on a roll. Startup such as Practice Fusion and its rivals including Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Epic Systems, and McKesson have seen explosive growth recently. This is a direct result of the 2009 legislation that is designed to speed up digitization of the entire healthcare industry not just […]

How to handle Android “application no...

How to handle Android “application not responding” (ANR)

How many times you have seen “application not responding” (ANR) when working with Android? If you are a Samsung Galaxy Ace II user, you may have experience that when the system is about to finish boosting an “application system is not responding” massage comes out from nowhere. At this time many just kill the process […]

What is HTML5?

What is HTML5?

The HTML that came in 1999 significantly changed the way we use the Internet. HTML5 is the latest installment of HTML and a collaborative effort of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG). This is the fifth revision to the HTML. It is intended to address all […]

What can you do with Google Drive?

What can you do with Google Drive?

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service from Google. It is a safe place for your important photos, documents and other files. It can be accessed on the go and on any device. Using Google Drive SDK you can build apps and connect easily within your Gmail. Users will be able to open […]

Symantec breach case to highlight sou...

Symantec breach case to highlight source code protection

A U.S. District Court judge in August 2013 tossed out a class-action law suit that started with a 2006 source code data breach of Symantec. An Indian-based group of hackers tried to extort money from Symantec claiming that they have the source code for pcAnywhere, Norton System Works, Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition and Norton Internet. […]

What can you do with Android?

What can you do with Android?

The answer should be Just about everything. Anyone who wants to make a custom product can use Android operating system and modify it to suit their needs. That may be why you can find Android running just about everything from NordicTrack to refrigerators and hot potato smartwatches. Majority of today’s smartphones and tablets use Android […]

Free navigation software causing head...

Free navigation software causing headaches for traditional navigation makers

Navigation software or more commonly we call downloadable mapping apps are giving traditional navigation makers such as Garmin and TomTom as well as automakers including Ford Motor, Chrysler, and General Motors who bundle their navigation offerings, run for their money. Downloaded mapping apps are one of the most used apps lately in the U.S. The […]

Google Chrome OS vs. Google Chromium ...

Google Chrome OS vs. Google Chromium OS

Best examples for open source software include Mozilla Firefox, Google Chromium, Android and Apache OpenOffice Suite. Many think that Google Chromium and Google Chrome are the same. Yes, they are same with a simple difference. Chromium operating system (OS) is the open source development version of Google Chrome OS that is downloadable source code. Therefore, […]

Facebook’s new Graph Search raises pr...

Facebook’s new Graph Search raises privacy concerns

Facebook introduced a new Graph Search on January 15, 2013. At the unveiling of the new software, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the latest introduction is a great leap forward for search. It allows Facebook members to look into their friend preferences for restaurants, vacations, career choices, and others to get ideas for themselves before venturing […]

A new battle is brewing between Apple...

A new battle is brewing between Apple and Intel

Published news reports indicate that Apple is researching ways to replace Intel processors from its Mac personal computers with its own chip technology.  Apple uses Intel chips in Macs since 2005.  Apple uses its own in-house brand of A-chips that are ARM-based in its iPads and iPhones.  ARM-based chips have advantages in power efficiency and […]