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  • How Augmented Reality Browsers Stack Up For Navigating London
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    We’ve mentioned the tantalizing possibilities of augmented reality here several times, including Microsoft’s stab (using scene recognition) at an information overlay for cell phones, and some display technologies that could make a Terminator-style information overlay on the real world possible without even looking down at a screen, including both glasses with microdisplays and contact lenses. An anonymous reader points to this two-part review of several (more…)

  • Alternative Mobile Browsers Tested For Speed, Usability, JavaScript Rendering
    By on November 17, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    CNETNate writes “Do Opera Mobile, Skyfire, or Mozilla’s Fennec have the power to take down the BlackBerry browser, IE on Windows Mobile, or Safari on the iPhone? This lengthy test aimed to find out. Speed, Acid3 compliance, JavaScript rendering capabilities, and general subjective usability were all tested and reviewed. So were Opera Mini and the default Symbian browser, but these two were unable to complete some of the tests and benchmarks.”


  • House P2P bill to regulate browsers, FTP clients
    By on May 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A US House of Representatives hearing scheduled for later today will be devoted to deciding if a law should be made that requires peer-to-peer (P2P) programs to issue a specific notice to users that warns them that their files may be shared, CNET has reported. The Informed P2P User Act bill introduced in March by California Republican Mary Bono…