Befriend a Geek this Christmas

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By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] This is obviously a case of preaching to the choir, but you might want to send this to your friends people you know family members. You can help! Check out Befriend A Geek. This Christmas over 1 million geeks around the globe will sit lonely in their bedrooms, misunderstood […]

Google Native Client: web deluxe, or ActiveX redux?

Throughout the brief history of the web, we’ve seen various attempts to make the browsing experience more interactive:  Java applets, JavaScript (and AJAX techniques), ActiveX, Flash, and Silverlight to name a few.  All of the above except for ActiveX achieve a certain level of security from malicious code through the use of runtime-interpreted languages.  The interpreter […]

Joost Finally Brings Streaming Video to the iPhone – With Limits

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve been on the Internet for any time at all, you might remember something called “The Venice Project.”  Essentially, the founders of Kazaa and Skype tried to come up with a way to bring television to the Internet in a peer-to-peer network that meshed with what the content providers […]

Google Chrome to Get Extensions Framework

The very fact that Google put Aaron Boodman on the Chromium project should have told us something.  Aaron invented the popular GreaseMonkey add-on for Firefox, and on Saturday he announced the publication of a design document for adding extensions to Google Chrome. The lack of extensions for Chrome has been a major barrier to adoption […]