Google Creates Education Transformation Center to Promote App Solutions

Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the launch of the Center it hopes to spur a community of educational thought leaders to action. Persuading schools to adopt… Continue reading Google Creates Education Transformation Center to Promote App Solutions

Developers Not Modernizing Code Review Practices

Source code analysis solutions provider Klocwork has released results of a new study finding that software development teams have not modernized out-of-date code review practices. The study is based on a survey of US-based software development professionals involved with code reviews in their organizations. A couple of interesting findings: – 70% of respondents sometimes or… Continue reading Developers Not Modernizing Code Review Practices

Saffron Launches Cloud Developer Platform

Privately held software firm, Saffron Technology, has launched SaffronSierra, a cloud-based platform-as-a-service open to software app developers worldwide. Saffron is offering a 30-day free trial, along with usage-based pricing plans. SaffronSierra members have access to all the tools developers need to build and deploy low-cost, cloud based associative memory solutions. “With SaffronSierra we are bringing… Continue reading Saffron Launches Cloud Developer Platform

The Fastest Browsers for Mac

Mac Web Browser Showdown There are a number of free alternatives to Apple’s bundled Safari web browser, and to get a better idea of which of these are worth your time, we have put together a brief comparison. We took 5 popular browsers and tested them for loading speeds, memory usage and interface. Without further… Continue reading The Fastest Browsers for Mac

Top Free Mac OS X Apps

One of the great things about having a Mac, is the great software that supports it. Of course, your best quality programs, and apps will cost you money. However, there are some free apps out there that definitely worth your time. Here is a list of them, and why they can be so useful. StreamBaby… Continue reading Top Free Mac OS X Apps

Commodore 64 Emulators Comes And Goes From App Store

If you were a fan of the Commodore 64, you should know that an emulator has now been released on the iPhone. The emulator is completely legal, and comes shipped with 5 roms/games: Dragons Den, Le Mans, Jupiter Lander, Arctic Shipwreck, and Jack Attack. There will be additional games added periodically. There were problems with… Continue reading Commodore 64 Emulators Comes And Goes From App Store