Responsive Web Design with Html5.

Responsive web design is a web designing approach focusing on developing sites that gives excellent viewing experience. it includes comfort at navigation and ease to read with optimum resizing and scrolling that works on desktop computers and even mobile phones. Responsive web design addresses the changing prospects of browsers, devices, and orientation by creating adaptive and flowing web sites. In other words it could be stated as responsive web design is an efficient measure showing your web site content in simple manner without considering any specific device.

Smart-phone revolution has completely changed the developer’s order of implementing their jobs. Scenario reveals it’s time now to change your web designing techniques to responsive web design instead of maintaining another mobile version. Responsive design need to change itself according to requirement of media devices.

Elements of responsive web design

Any site designed according to responsive techniques includes three basic elements:

  • Media query- media queries could be used to apply different style rules to page based on characteristics of the device displaying site. Semantic operators such as AND and NOT could be used to test for several features of combined queries. Features include height, width, max width, device height, orientation, resolution etc.
  • Flexible grids – fluid grid concept include the page elements size to be in relative percentage rather than absolute units. Developers should avoid using pixels as for today it is almost pixel oriented description of layout and text sizes.
    Target / context = result

    This means you need to have some math to achieve flexible grid.

  • Flexible images – images are also need to be sized in relative units up to 100%. This feature allows you adapting image to load differently depending upon device by using scaling.

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Enterprise Mobility: Mobile Revolution.

Merging different technologies, people and processes with target of procurement of various connectivity options suitable for enterprise – wide use of mobile devices and mobility software is termed as enterprise mobility.

Business use Smart mobiles in a way one or other so as to improve productivity of sales or as business enhancement tool for the customers. 2012 was a significant year in terms of enterprise mobility. On the other side companies are walking towards the endorsement of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Smartphones, tablets and e- readers are more in demand as compared to desktop computers. This brings the day closer when mobile devices will stand in lead at both offices and home. There is a growth in the development of mobile apps, mobile security solutions, mobile focused applications and interfaces. The mobile enterprise apps will allow employees to stay in touch with real time data on handheld device.

Increased adoption of smart devices

PaaS, a cloud based technology provides infinite scalability, supporting and offering mobile access to billions of tasks compiled by thousands of employees in major corporations. According to ABI research, mobile apps downloads are expected to reach 44 billion by 2016. According to survey, the mobile phone usage in business has increased to 38% from 26% and is expected to be 43% in near future. Apple’s iOS and Google’s android and black berry are at top in demand among enterprise.

Now the battle of mobile enterprise continues to which operating system will stand in lead. According to Good technology’s quarterly analysis Ios devices made 71% of net activations in Q4 2011 while android devices dropped it to 29%. The mobile based apps beam the need of enterprise app store and only the authorized mobile handsets have their access.

Increased collaboration

Association between Microsoft and Nokia for window mobile operating system, Google’s alliance with Samsung, LG, HTC and Sony supporting android operating system results in greater flexibility.

Enterprise mobility has reached and Ios platform is offering best services but with android and windows mobile on rise.

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Expected features of Microsoft’s Windows 8.

Microsoft’s Windows 8 is the much awaited and most talked about Windows OS. In the computing world, Windows is the most widely used OS which brings the challenge for Microsoft to impress his users with new future release version of Windows, called Windows 8.

Though, Windows 7 received exceptionally favourable response from the users, Microsoft is working hard to develop more powerful next version of Windows. The main emphasis is on captivating user interface. Microsoft recently, launched the developer preview of Windows 8 on a prototype tablet last week. All the Window lovers, who are eagerly waiting to experience the all new Windows 8 can download the developer preview version (pre-beta version).

The pre beta version of Windows 8 show off the current stage of the Microsoft OS. It is available in three different packages for free:

  1. 64 bit version-only the OS
  2. 32 bit version-only the OS
  3. 64 bit version with developer tools.

Windows 8 user interface:

It is expected that Windows 8 will possess the stunning and interactive UI. User Interface is said to be extensively redesigned in a ‘Metro Style’. Under this design, it would display the most important information to you, embrace simplicity and give user complete control over it. The UI may bestow a fluid and intuitive interaction with excellent touch navigation. According to the sources, everything that was good about Windows 7 would be better in Windows 8.

Improved Windows Defender:

The first look of Windows Defender was seen in Windows Vista. In Windows 8 it is getting a security upgrade. This would may edge our anti malware and anti virus programs. It is supposed that Windows Defender may become a complete anti malware solution in Windows 8. This is meant for protection against virus, worms, trojans and rootkits.

Windows 8 System Requirements:

Windows 8 is supposed to have similar system requirements as Windows 7. It means that it will run on all existing PC’s and laptops that run Windows 7.

Minimum system requirements for Windows 8:

  • Processor: 1 Ghz or faster 32 bit or 64 bit
  • RAM: 1GB (32 bit) or 2GB (64 bit)
  • HD space: 16 GB for 32 bit

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Microsoft planning IE automatic update for all users.

Microsoft announced recently that, from next month, it will be upgrading its users automatically to the latest version of the Internet Explorer browser. Customers using Window XP, windows Vista and Windows 7 having automatic update enabled via windows update. After this the users will be presented with the latest version of the Internet explorer browser.

For the Windows Vista and Windows 7 , the update will be to IE 9 and for the Windows XP, it would be IE 8. The up-gradation will commence in Brazil and Australia and then in other countries. If the user want to do it manually, you can use IE8 and IE9, Automatic Update blocker toolkit.

Why is this browser up-gradation matter? It is because using an updated browser will be the safest way for web surfing. Updates always include the new security patches and previous bugs are fixed, that otherwise make the browser more vulnerable to attacks. But in most of the cases users hardly go for up-gradation themselves. That is why there are still people who are using age old IE6.

Google chrome always provide the automatic updation for its users at regular intervals.

Microsoft has taken a long time in the launch of the new update. The IE8 was launched in 2008 and IE9 in 2011. Microsoft is still working on IE10.

The IE9 Blocker Tool kit will be helpful in ensuring that IE9 is introduced to PC’s at the right time.

Microsoft’s main aim behind the secret up-gradation is that it want to improve the browser experience of the user. Also, Microsoft wants to mark an end of the too old IE6. Microsoft wish that all users must upgrade to the latest version, to enjoy the most preferable web browser all over the world.

 

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Mozilla urges users to shift the latest version of Firefox.

Mozilla has now started notifying its Firefoz 3.6 users to upgrade their browser to the latest version of the Firefox i.e. Firefox 8.0.1. The up-gradation to the latest browser is required to enjoy the fast moving browser’s capability.

Mozilla has now worked like that whenever Firefox 3.6. checks in with a server looking for an update, it will automatically find the latest version of the Mozilla.

Mozilla users will be seeing the update in the next 24 hours. Mozilla Firefox has also developed a web page from which users can find out if they have the latest version of the Mozilla.

Mozilla released Firefoz 3.6 in the January 2010. After the launch of Firefox 4.0, it changed its philosophy with rapid release of the Firefox versions with very small changes every six weeks.

Now, the latest version of the Firefox is 8.0 and is also the most widely used version of the browser Mozilla Firefox. According to the statistics, it holds the 7.3 % share of the personal computer browser navigation. Surprisingly it iis followed by the Firefox 3.6 with the share of the 5.3%.

Now, many people will have to update the Firefox browser with the latest version otherwise they will be receiving the continuous notifications from the Mozilla Firefox.

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MAC 3D Animation softwares for ultimate 3D and real life graphics

Selection of an avant garde 3D animation software for your MAC application development is not an easy task. As, till now 3D animation genre has not become a trusted forte for many companies. But with increasing popularity of 3D animation and 3D application, companies need to be very careful while selecting any 3D animation software for MAC development.

3D animation is not limited to wallpapers and screen savers, not it has gone really wide like from 3D games to full length 3D movies. Kids hot favourite Harry Potter series has also gone 3D. So, 3D is the new buzz these days. Therefore it is very mandatory to choose reliable and productive resources to produce.

Features of a packed 3D animation software:

Basic features:

Included by the 3D animation software are animating, modelling, rendering, compositing and UV editing. Software programs are more focused on either modelling aspect or on animation aspect.

User friendly:

No matter how feature rich the software is but its actual worth is calculated in terms of user friendliness. It means how easy can user become familiar with the software. Even through tutorials and interface also addon the points.

Compatibility:

This attribute is very necessary when it comes to importing and exporting of files. A software is said to be compatible if it allows to create short movies and uploading them.

Technical Support:

Help is of great need. A program is said to be successful if it offers required support to its users. But except the within program help, you need to see that whether there is any online help available from the software. Manuals, tutorials videos, blogs and community play an important role.

Keeping the above stated points in mind, one can select a professional and resourceful MAC 3D animation software to either create a simple 3D wallpapers or screensavers or for highly engaging 3D games and movies. MAC application development will be really streamlined with the help of these animation softwares.

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Microsoft promises less update issues with Windows 8

Most of the Microsoft Windows users often have complaints and annoyance with the reboot and updation of the computers. But now as per the Microsoft Windows 8 review, it is stated that there will be some relief for the users of the Windows 8 in terms of less number of restarts.

Users find it bit irritating when, they need to restart the system when an update installs and cannot be modified until it reboots. But now Microsoft has realized that users are seriously not liking it.

What changes are supposedly made by the Microsoft to the Windows 8?

  1. In Windows 8, Windows feature will incorporate all the pending restarts for the month will wait till the Microsoft’s familiar Patch Tuesday(second Tuesday of each month), thus promoting the reboot of the PC.
  2. Exceptions would be only in the case of essential security updates.
  3. The notification for the rebbot will be there on the log in screen for 3 days and if that 3 days are passed, Windows 8 will display an automatic reboot message only if PC is locked, means there are no files running.
  4. No restart notification will disrupt in the middle of any work and will wait for intrusive time.
    These are the few changes that are talked about in the Microsoft’s Windows 8 review.

There is no definite date stated for the release of windows 8 but it is expected to come in 2012.

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Oracle Solaris 11 launched as first cloud operating system.

The latest buzz is that Oracle has released the Solaris 11 and it is claimed as the first ever cloud operating system. According to Adrian Bridgwater, Solaris 11 is designed to render the requirements of the security, performance and scalability for cloud based applications. This will permit the customers to run their most demanding and required enterprise applications in the private, hybrid or public clouds.

Oracle Solaris 11 is a fully vitual Operating system. As per John Fowler, executive VP at Oracle reported that the users will be able to perform enterprise deployments using this operating system to work on enterprise applications in a secure and flexible cloud.

Oracle Solaris 11 is supposed to offer 400 new features and functionalities covering kernel and performance enhancements, full support for ZFS storage facility, Crossbow network virtualisation, a new system for packaging and update system, augmented zones vitualisations, improved security features like eolw based root access, low impact acceteration of auditing and encryption and a profitable connection to the Oracle application stack.

The expected updates for Solaris 11 is in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The training for Oracle Solaris 11 can be availed by the customers upgrading from Oracle Solaris 10 and its earlier versions.

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Apple’s coolest addition “AirPlay”.

What is AirPlay?

The wireless technology that lets you stream content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your HDTV via Apple TV with in a home network. The idea behind AirPlay is you can shoot a home video and instantly share it with everyone in the room and can watch on the big screen. It’s designed to work with music, photos, and videos, although the video functionality is limited for now.

How AirPlay Works?

You should have new second-generation Apple TV with the latest software and an iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad running iOS 4.2 software on the same home network. You can play a media file or a song stored on your iPod. You select your Apple TV from iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad and once you hit that, the content playback on your TV.

What works with AirPlay?

Movies, Toy Story, digital copy that came with the Blu-Ray, TV Shows, MacBreak video podcast, music from Rhapsody and Pandora apps. The only third-party video that you can play on AriPlay so far is YouTube. The Apple TV does have a built-in YouTube app already, but it still has nice features since it’s definitely easier to use an iPhone to find YouTube videos than browsing on your TV.

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Protect your smartphone.

Smartphones and high-tech mobile computing is in boom these days. Many new devices and technologies are coming everyday, latest smartphones technologies with the smartest software, design and securities. Here is few security tips which will help smartphone user:

Use Updated Software or Applications: All Smartphone manufacturers update their software and application on regular basis. They always over come with old security issues and add new security feature in existing software or application, so it is best way to be secure by using most up-to-date software or application version.

Account Protections: To prevent fraudulent activity in your accounts, you can set a protection with Password, Device PIN or screen lock. This means whenever you or anyone want to use that account, they have to put security code.

Lock your Mobile: Make sure that your mobile phone has a PIN lock. This can help you if some one want to access or use your phone they have to add secuirty code.

Use of User Meanu: Make sure you have gone throw with all the step and process of the software or application given in user menu. It will help user to know all about the software or application and help understand how their devices will work effectively and safely.

Use Official App Stores: If you want to update your existing software or application or download new application or software, make sure you are using trusted source or official app store of that smartphone. The benefit of smartphones is that there are thousands of software and applications are available to extend their functionality. Only use official app stores otherwise you may find some malicious code injected into your smartphones.

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