It’s Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in Austin, Texas
Apple iPhone OS 4.0 -- Still no Flash support???
The Boy Genius website reported some new features of Apple iPhone OS 4.0 which will debut on January 27 -- features reportedly include:
- There will be multi-touch gestures OS-wide.
- “A few new ways” to run applications in the background — multitasking.
- Many graphical and UI changes to make navigating through the OS easier and more efficient
The above mentioned features leave me underwhelmed. Nothing sounds very revolutionary in this short list.
The one missing feature that has long frustrated iPhone uses is lack of support for Adobe's Flash applet.
Rumors have attributed this to a variety of reasons -- including Apple's desire to have complete control over applications via their money making Apple store and their SDK (Software Development Kit). amd well as speculation that the iPhone processor may not be up to the task of running Flash applets.
Whatever the real reason, the lack of Flash support can render certain websites unusable on the iPhone -- inluding popular video sites like Hulu.com.
Website designers need to be aware of this limitation when designing websites for iPhone users.
big breakthrough in color research
Scientists have discovered the favorite Viking colors and now you can use them in your website!
be prepared - choose wisely
Here are some helpful hints and direction on the skills and knowledge your web designer should have.
save as many as you can!
With Austin making headlines and ending up on virtually every "Top 10 Best City for..." lists -- we now have about 150 people moving here daily!! We figured we should warn potential new residents of the hidden dangers of moving to Austin.
How I discovered my ancestor Pocahontas and her Sullivan family descendants of Northern Virginia using the web - a genealogy posting by Bob Atchison.
As you have probably read it has been extensively reported that Golden Gate Killer was found using data from GEDmatch. It's an amazing story.
Hummingbird Farms, the famous maker of body lotions seen on QVC , upgrades website with huge new product images, which increases sales
Here are some images showing my favorite semi-precious stone animals with jeweled eyes from my collection and stories of the stones and where they come from.
When users install or upgrade to Windows 10, "display scaling" may be turned on "by default" to either 125% or 150% resulting in blurriness when viewing websites or applications on certain monitors.
Bob Atchison's guide to find rare, antique and cabbagey roses to order online. Here you'll find the best sources with roses I especially love and recommend for your garden.
If you are a realtor or real estate broker, you need a website to advertise your business and attract new clients. Get clients to stay on your website by providing access to Multiple Listing Service (MLS) real estate listings.
The unspoken fear all web designers dread - you've been asked to use cursive fonts! There is no escape... yes, it has happened to me, Bob Atchison, many times and I have the battle scars to prove it. Here are some cursive fonts I actually like.
Is Scotty Bowers, the famous Hollywood pimp telling the truth about Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn being gay? Here's a confirming story...