HTML5 – The Future of the Web

Steve Jobs was recently quoted as saying “No one will be using Flash. The world is moving to HTML5” igniting interest in HTML5 and sparking numerous debates online in blogs and forums. Those pursuing careers in web design and development took special interest on this subject. Jobs’ prediction that flash is dead invokes memories of the famous Mark Twain quote “reports of my death are greatly exaggerated“. While the debate rages on over the future of Flash, HTML5’s destiny is assured. It’s not just Apple pointing to HTML5 as an internet revolution, Microsoft, Google, Opera, Mozilla, W3C and even Adobe themselves agree. In fact HTML5 may become historic for that very reason. It is arguably the only time Google, Microsoft and Apple have ever agreed on anything. How HTML5 evolved was largely due to a disagreement with the W3C over Error Handling and the failure to embrace modern Internet applications. … Continue reading

An Honest Review of Blogging To The Bank 2010

By now I think most people in the world know about blogs. What most don’t know as there is a great income to be made as well for free. Rob Benwell is only a mere 24 years old and has already made several million dollars. Early in 2006 he shared his secrets with the world in his highly successful Blogging To The Bank ebook and has made making money online a whole lot easier for everyone. Just over two years after the success of his first book and over 20,000 copies sold of it and the 2007 2.0 update he is now releasing his third version of Blogging to the Bank helping to wet our appetites and keep the fat bucks rolling in. I got this book as soon as I could and it covers quite a lot of new information and techniques to adapt your blog to the new … Continue reading

Digital Marketing Comes of Age – SEACOM is live!

SEACOM announced that its 1,28 Terabytes per second (Tb/s), 17,000km, submarine fibre optic cable system linking south and east Africa to global networks via India and Europe has been completed and commissioned. In a nutshell, Seacom will revolutionize the Internet in South Africa. The high-speed broadband system should enable government, business leaders and citizens to compete globally, drive economic growth and enhance the quality of life in Africa. What’s more, increasing Internet speeds and decreasing costs mean that now more than ever your company should be ready to plug in to the digital revolution… or risk falling behind your competitors. Bookmark It Hide Sites

Google Chrome OS for PCs: Look Out Windows and OS X

It’s coming in the second half of 2010. Google is working on new software named Google Chrome OS, which will offer a cloud-based, OS experience around the browser. Google says the OS is open source and lightweight, allowing users super quick access to the web. They claim the OS will be virus free (the security architecture is entirely new), and run a newly-designed windowing system on top of a Linux kernel that will be compatible with x86 and ARM processors alike. Though they were quick to mention this was separate from Android, they also conceded there would be some overlap in concept and functionality between the two platforms. While the discussion of specific apps (and how they will work) was vague, Google made reference to a developer ecosystem that will be heavily web-based, and apps would be compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux (obviously). In a nutshell, it looks like … Continue reading