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Flash Music Extreme -Musicovery rocks!

Posted by Charles | July 17, 2007 | Comment

I should say Flash rocks! I am totally amazed by this type of creativity, in term of visual and usability. Once you are on this site, musicovery, it has very simple Flash widget alike UI to represent music net stations, colorful and compact, which leaves a lot of white space in browser. But, once you start click on the target thing in the middle area, the site goes alive! Music starts and there are visual links flying out with dynamic relations shown. You can click the target to adjust you preference in a none-linear way or vector way, […] Continue Reading…

68 iPhone bugs to try at your own risk

Posted by Charles | July 16, 2007 | Comment

I am not sure it’s passion or a sign of having too much time. But some folks just always push limit. People at AppleHund list 68 iphone bugs in amazingly details. I seriously think Apple should pay them for this kind of efforts. Apple iPhone 68 Bugs.

teqlo – webtop mixing AJAX with Flash

Posted by Charles | July 16, 2007 | 3 Comments

Here is a very interesting webtop startup, teqlo. It’s a good example of combine AJAX and Flash to take advantage the strength of them. Just like the other AJAX based webtop such as Google’s iGoogle and NetVibes, the web desktop is AJAX based and the widgets are organized in three columns layout, while you can drag-drop or open-close. However, when it gets to customize or develop your own widget, the whole UI becomes Flash based development environment. From there you’ve got all the visual and flexible positioning and other goodies from Flash based vector UI. After playing it for awhile, […] Continue Reading…

Pimp up your gear skin with Flash e-commerce

Posted by Charles | July 16, 2007 | Comment

You would think leather accessories are something far away from gear heads. But the company, Vaja, proves that the leather acquiring experience could be really cool, with the help from Adobe Flash though. The whole Vaja site is made of Flash. The custom configuration of the leather accessory, say, N95 holster, is a cool Flash application itself. All the check out and payment included. I think it’s one of the best use case of Flash. Things are accessories when they are used along with some host items. Without visualizing how this accessory works when put it together with the host item, you […] Continue Reading…

Adobe Interactive Wall drives nerds crazy

Posted by Charles | July 14, 2007 | Comment

The Adobe Interactive Wall has really excited all the nerds online or offline. You’ve got watch it. Here they are: Here is another one.

gadget wish list of the week 07b07

Posted by Charles | July 14, 2007 | 1 Comment

Here comes another list. We can’t have them all but we can always wish … DVD Player/Projector combo for the blissfully lazy GreenHawk Laser Putting Trainer iSave Faucet Water Counter Sonny eBook Digital LED Fan to cool your message Laser Clock

8 Myths of myths about insomnia or sleepless nights

Posted by Charles | July 14, 2007 | 2 Comments

I noticed lots of people dealing with software do have sleeping problem. Or, I should say we have usual sleeping habits. I found there are myths and the “truths” behind the myths are seemingly myths too. Then, how exactly we should sleep better?! 1. Older people require less sleep. “This is not exactly the case. As a general recommendation, seven to nine hours sleep a night is best for most adults, whether they be twenty or fifty although the sleep patterns of people can become different as they get older.” But seems to me older people do sleep less. […] Continue Reading…

is this an iPhone Competitor at horizon?

Posted by Charles | July 13, 2007 | 1 Comment

The status of No. 1 +  the Only One should will hold just couple of days in the tech and gadget world. it should be no exception for iPhone. Is this one, Openmoko’s Neo 1973 phone, an iPhone killing competitor? Here is the short spec: GNU / Linux platform 2.8″ VGA TFT color display Touchscreen, usable with stylus or fingers 266MHz Samsung System on a Chip (SOC) USB 1.1, switchable between Client and Host (unpowered) Integrated AGPS 2.5G GSM – quad band, voice, CSD, GPRS Bluetooth 2.0 Micro SD slot […] Continue Reading…

Flex Toolkit for Salesforce

Posted by Charles | July 13, 2007 | Comment

Salesforce, the SaaS based online CRM company, has the Flex Toolkit for Apex (Saleforce AppExchange) for developers. The Salesforce’s Apex platform is still the flagship of the whole SaaS movement. While Salesforce is focusing on serious business, small and middle sized, Facebook is actually getting better tracking in API/Platform game. There are serious transactions going on with applications built on Facebook Platform. Here is the architecture of the Flex Toolkit for Apex.   Here is a Apollo application built with Flex Toolkit for Apex.


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