March 31, 2011

Google Adds Voice Recognition to Chrome

The latest beta version of Google’s Chrome Web browser offers two significant new HTML5 tools for developers. The first is a speech-to-text API, which gives developers the opportunity to create

CTIA: The Secret Sauce for Application Storefronts

During a session titled “The Secret Sauce for Application Storefronts” at the CTIA 2011 Wireless conference, Appcelerator’s Scott Schwarzhoff, GetJar’s Patrick Mork and Verizon Wireless’s Todd Murphy discussed several issues

Programming for the Public Cloud?

If you want to run a legacy application in a private cloud environment, it likely won’t take any major programming changes. If you want to migrate to a public cloud,

Google Delays Release of Honeycomb Source Code

Google says that its Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” is suitable for tablets only, and the company won’t be releasing the source code because that would allow developers to put the software

Web, Desktop, Mobile: What’s the Difference?

These days it can be difficult to tell the difference between Web, desktop and mobile apps. “The lines and distinctions between Web and desktop are definitely vague,” said David Intersimone

Amazon’s Appstore for Android Is Live

Amazon has officially opened its Appstore for Android, and the new store has quite a few features that set it apart from other app stores. For example, the Appstore offers