Post Thumbnail

Paris is a city of many things, things like great wine, sweet romance, and towers that looked much bigger in pictures. Now it's also a city of open data. ParisData has launched, home to the \"open data policy of the City of Paris.\" Here you'll find reams and reams of bits and bytes from the city's v

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The lynchpin for all discussions of open web standards, HTML5, has been spruced up with a dedicated logo from its parent organization, the W3C. We'd wax poetic about it, but that job has already been done: \"It stands strong and true, resilient and universal as the markup you write. It shines as bri

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's common knowledge that the first words uttered by any nerd are \"hello world.\" That is, unless some CEO starts bad-mouthing your open-source motivations. Google's Andy Rubin -- the father of Android, as it were -- just uttered his first words on Twitter with the tweet you see above. From the loo

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As we'd figured out last night, Symbian's big reveal for today was the completion of its move to a fully open, royalty-free platform -- meaning you no longer need to be a paid-in-full member of the Foundation to see all the code -- and they're ready to talk about it and spread the word far and wide.

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Foxit's eSlick isn't exactly the most exciting ereader of all time, but now things have changed slightly with the addition of EPUB support, making this $259.99 device a more affordable (although less pretty) alternative to the Sony Reader, and a more flexible option than the Kindle. We looked aroun

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We'd already heard through the grapevine that select Verizon Wireless stores would be cracking their doors open early to deal with the presumed flood of consumers \"Humans\" eager to snap up the first-ever Android 2.0 device, and now the carrier has come right out with the official details. We're tol

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We'd already heard through the grapevine that select Verizon Wireless stores would be cracking their doors open early to deal with the presumed flood of consumers \"Humans\" eager to snap up the first-ever Android 2.0 device, and now the carrier has come right out with the official details. We're tol

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Take a good look at the box above, folks -- it just might be the first, the last and the only Open(3) you ever see. Psystar's latest Mac clone, which was launched right around a month ago, has miraculously managed to ship out (or, at least one has). If you'll recall, the company has been battling w

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Gearlog has raised a very interesting (if not predictable) point: since Verizon's \"Any Apps, Any Device\" initiative went live to bring unlocked hardware onto the network: there isn't much there that Joe Consumer could possibly care about. The official list of devices that has passed Big Red's compat

5 years ago 0 Comments