Archivi giornalieri: 14/03/2012
Firefox now includes a 3D View as part of its suite of built-in developer tools.
Helpful for debugging, the 3D view stacks elements as they are nested in the DOM and lets you see elements that are hidden or off the page. You can zoom in and out, rotate and pan the view to see the page from any angle that is helpful to you.
Go to the Developer Menu, select Inspect, and then 3D View to see your pages or any website in 3D.
Google has this week launched it’s newly updated redesign to its Google+ mobile web site. Bringing it in line with other Google sites and services, which have also had redesigns to make them cleaner and easier to navigate.
As well as a new cleaner interface designed the new update also brings with it support for 60 locales. Making it is easier to find, enjoy, and share the content you care about in Bengali, Icelandic, Swahili and more, says Google.
As you can see from the images above the new redesign mirrors that of other Google services and sites and provides a much more refined and minimalist interface for users.
To check out the new redesign simply visit the mobile Google+ website on your Android, iOS, or Blackberry 7 device to see the changes and keep up to date on the move plus.google.com.
Spotify has unveiled this week it plans to offer a family subscriptions in the future for its Premium service, according to comments made by Spotify’s Chief content officer, Ken Parks.
The Verge technology website caught up with Ken Parks at SXSW this week after his “Future of Music” panel, and when questioned about the new family packages, explained they are “definitely coming.”.
No information on pricing or worldwide availability was mentioned but the new package would help Spotify compete with Rdio’s family plan offering. As soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.
Currently Rdio offers a family plan for two users at $17.99 per month or a package for three users at $22.99. Additional subscription can then be added as sub-accounts at the standard going rate.
Flutter is a new free program for OS X that lets you control your music on your Mac using hand gestures, the app works with your Mac’s web camera and you can play and pause music by moving your hand in front of the web camera.
The application will work with iTunes and Spotify, and the video below shows Flutter in action, the application is currently in alpha, and it can be downloaded for free.
You can find out more information about Flutter over at their website, and you will have to sign up with your email to download the app.
HTC has updated their list of their Android smartphones that will be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, and the list includes devices like the HTC Sensation XL, HTC Rhyme and more.
HTC haven’t provided any specific dates on when the updates will be available, you can see their statement below, along with a list of all their Android devices that will receive the ICS update.
Firefox 11 is now available for download, bringing with it a list of new features that will come in handy, especially for those migrating from another browser.
The latest Firefox is said to be more stable and also features fullscreen apps. If you’e migrating from Chrome, Firefox 11 has got you covered, offering to transfer your history, booksmarks and even cookies for seamless migration.
There are times when changing browsers may be a pain to do so with all the customisations you need to do all over again, but with Firefox 11, this shouldn’t be a concern anymore.
Firefox 11 also allows users to sync extensions between their computers. For a full list of what’s changed, read here
Of all the weird things to play the music you want, this has to be the strangest. Swann has unveiled a new customizable doorbell that will play any music you want when the button is pressed. The doorbell is called the MP3 DJ doorbell and it sells for $49.99.
You get to music on the doorbell of putting your SD card into a slot. Apparently, you put multiple tracks of polyphonic tones on the card and it will choose between them each time the button is pressed. The button has a 330-foot range from the base and the system is designed for DIY installers.
It also connect the base station to computer via a USB port and uses mass storage device for moving tracks to and from the ST card you put inside. This is a strange device, but I can see it catching on with custom doorbell ring tones.
We are expecting Samsung to announced their next flagship Android smartphone some time within the next couple of months, the new Samsung Galaxy S III.
According to Eldar Murtzain, Samsung have now finalized the design of the Galaxy S III, which should mean that the handset is about to go into production.
SGS3 finalized and go to production. Preorders from operators/retailers are really highest for all Galaxy line history (finally – ceramic)
Eldar Murtzain mentions the Ceramic casing in his tweet, this is something that we have heard about previously and other rumored specifications on the Samsung Galaxy S III include include a full 4.8 inch display with a full HD resolution of 1080p and an a 16:9 aspect ratio, plus a quad core 1.5GHz Samsung Exynos processor, an 8 megapixel rear camera and a front facing 2 megapixel camera.
Of course we will have to wait for some sort of official announcement from Samsung to find out the devices actual specifications, we still don’t yet know when Samsung plans to announce the new Galaxy S III.
Source Phone Arena
EA has revealed this week that its already hard at work creating updated graphics for its latest games in preparation for the launch of the new iPad on Friday and its 2048 x 1536 resolution screen.
EA has explained that Mass Effect Infiltrator and Real Racing 2 games will both be receiving a new update to their graphics to support the new retina screen, and you might even see these available at the iPad launch.
In an interview with Macworld Nick Earl, SVP of Global Mobile and Social Studios at Electronic Arts explained:
“Apple is once again pushing the boundaries forward and as a developer and publisher, we thrive on that opportunity” – “We’re already working on versions of Mass Effect Infiltrator and Real Racing 2 among other games that will take full advantage of the new iPad’s capabilities-expect even more stunning graphics and intense action.”
As well as EA other games and application developers are undoubtedly working to update their apps to support the new iPad’s retina screen. Apple itself has already been rolling out new high resolution graphics to its website in preparation for the iPad launch on Friday.
Camera+ is one of the best third party camera applications on Apple’s iPhone, a new version has just been released and in brings a range of new features to Camera+ on the iPhone.
The latest version is Camera+ 3 and along with a new app icon, the application now comes with a range of new sharing features that makes it easy to share you photos with a range of services.
You can now import multiple photo libraries into the Camera+ app, and it also features new workflows, that lets you snap a bunch of photos in a row without having to edit and share each one.
There are also new focus and exposure locks that give you more flexibility when shooting photos, you can find out more information about the latest version of Camera+ over at iTunes.
Nokia has announced that their free navigation services is now compatible with Android devices and Apple’s iOS devices, although the service is not available as a native application, instead it is accessed via your mobile devices web browser.
The Nokia Maps service can be used on your iPhone or Android smartphone by pointing your mobile browser to m.maps.nokia.com, and the service comes with directions on screen as well as audio directions.
Finding somewhere is really simple. Just type where you’re looking for in the address bar at the top. From the returned results list, select where you want to go and you’re just a couple of clicks from getting to your destination.
You can find out more information about Nokia’s free mapping service for Android and Apple’s iOS over at the Nokia Blog.