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Support for HTML5 Web Apps Added to Amazon Appstore

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If you're an app developer, then you'll know how much trouble it can be to port your app across multiple platforms, especially if all you want to do is have a simple web app that can be accessed from everywhere by everyone. Amazon feels your pain and that's why the Amazon Appstore is now open to HTML5 web apps.

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Google Web Designer HTML5 Development Tool Announced

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Continuing with this trend, Google has now announced that it will be launching Google Web Designer in the "coming months."

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Mozilla Firefox OS is Here, Should You Care?

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is there room for Firefox OS is the crowded mobile world? Join us for a look at what Firefox OS is and decide for yourself if you should care or not.

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Free TeleNav HTML5 GPS Offers Voiced Turn-By-Turn Directions

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When it comes to voice guidance and turn-by-turn directions, the GPS app on many smartphones and tablets usually needs to be coded in a native kind of way. TeleNav is changing that by offering the first GPS navigation service of its kind that is powered by HTML5. That means it can be completely browser-based.

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Amazon Kindle Touch Jailbreak Using An MP3 File [Video]

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You will probably kick yourself after reading this article wondering why you didn’t think about it earlier and enjoy yourself a few minutes of fame. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to jailbreak the Amazon Kindle Touch and he has done so in the simplest of ways, by playing an MP3 file. As you might know, the Kindle Touch isn’t the ...

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RIM’s New BBX Operating System Marries BlackBerry With QNX

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I guess one way around that is to create yet another operating system and that's exactly what the Waterloo crew have decided to do, today announcing the next-generation BBX OS for BlackBerry smartphone and tablet devices.

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Carbyn: The World’s first HTML 5 Cloud OS

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I spoke with Jaafer Haidar, CEO of London, Ontario-based Carbyn at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco about their new beta HTML 5 OS which will run on any HTML 5 capable browser; mobile or desktop. The OS features multitasking, a slick UI and will allow developers to port their HTML 5 apps to Carbyn with very little effort.

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Video: Windows 8 Optimized for Touch

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Yesterday Microsoft unveiled Windows 8 at D9, much like Google's Android tablet optimized Honeycomb, Windows 8 has been built around the use of touch devices, but they assure us it will work equally as well with a mouse and keyboard.

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Bing Bong: Microsoft Makes Deals Mobile

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Google tried to buy Groupon and that didn't go so well. So Microsoft is taking an entirely different approach with its new Bing Deals platform: it's not really offering any deals at all. Instead, Bing Deals will operate more like a "daily deals" aggregator, not unlike what you might already get through a site like DealRadar. Microsoft has partnered with The Dealmap to launch Bing Deals, assembling offers from Groupon, Living Social, Restaurant.com, and other related sites.

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Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta 5 for Android and Maemo

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Firefox 4 Beta 5 for Android and Maemo was released yesterday, promising better-than-ever performance and stability.

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Google Cloud Print enables iPhone and iPad printing thanks to HTML5

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So, you're on vacation on some brilliant beach, casually sipping on an umbrella drink when you get a phone call from your desperate co-worker back home. He needs the TPS report he sent you last week and he needs it right now.

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Showtime: Its RIM vs Apple

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Apple has had its share of competitors since times immemorial – Microsoft, Adobe, Google – you name them. And if present trends are anything to go by, you may as well add RIM (yes, the ones behind the Blackberry) to the list.

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View Adobe Flash on iPhone (iOS) thanks to Skyfire 2.0

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Got an iPhone or an iPod touch? Mildly frustrated by the lack of Flash support on your favorite iOS device? As it turns out, that could soon be changing with an interesting workaround. Even more interesting, the solution is apparently Apple approved too.

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Vimeo now friendly with iDevices, supports HTML5

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YouTube is undeniably the biggest dog in the yard when it comes to online video sharing, but other options shouldn't be overlooked either. Trying its best to get in good with Apple fans, Vimeo has now launched a video player that'll work with your Flash-free iPhone and iPad.

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