Software

LWUIT – One Interface to Rule Them All

LWUIT – One Interface to Rule Them All

A team of scientists at the Israeli branch of Sun Microsystems have developed a unifying user interface (UI) library for mobile devices built upon Sun’s well known Java platform. The interface, which according to the development team, was inspired by ...

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Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium, a new planetarium software, enables users to view a realistic image of the night skies. Apparently, Stellarium is more accurate than other similar programs, and since it is an open-source software, can be installed and used for free. Those ...

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Faster than Ever: Firefox 3 is Out

Faster than Ever: Firefox 3 is Out

Finally, after 34 months of development, the full and final release of the Firefox 3 Web browser will be made available for public download this Tuesday, June 17. Based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, the Firefox 3 browser ...

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Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft recently presented a new web application that enables computers to function as virtual telescopes – bringing together imagery from the best ground and Space-based telescopes in the world. As a result, users have a chance to virtually explore the ...

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The End of Sick Days?

The End of Sick Days?

How many times have you called in sick just because you wanted to have some fun at home? A new technology, similar to a lie detector, has been developed by UK Company DigiLog in order to deal with this phenomenon. ...

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Don’t Burn the Cat

Don’t Burn the Cat

Imagine asking a computer program for advice on how to get rid of the cat’s fleas. The software loads all the information it has about fleas, and tells you that there’s a guaranteed and cheap way: burn them. Actually, given ...

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HP’s Mobile Beauty Advisor

Cellular phones have added another skill to their long the list of features – providing beauty consultation. Color and imaging science has led researchers at HP Labs to develop a novel color-matching technology that can be installed in any camera-equipped ...

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