Category Archives: web

An unexpected victim of tablets and mobiles… the dropdown menus

Unexpected victims of the proliferation of tablets and smartphones are the drop-down menus. In most of the cases, a curse for developers and coders due to the lack of common standards among browsers and buggy javascript engines, dropdown menus are nowadays irrelevant … Continue reading

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Twitter will stop the external shorten URL services

In a somehow, not surprise move, Twitter announced pre-announced that they will soon allow only the use of their shorten URL services. The only negative aspect i find to this action is that we will not be able to have … Continue reading

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Bad day for the Romanian software industry

A bad update on the Romanian antivirus BitDefender virus database has locked down literally thousands of users worldwide. It appears that an update on the BitDefender antivirus database has triggered the software to quarantine or delete critical Windows files making … Continue reading

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YouTube offers automatic translation captioning to all videos

YouTube will start automatically captioning videos on its site. The technology processes the audio feed, using the speech-recognition technology. At the present, YouTube can only “understand” spoken English to auto-generate the caption track. However, Google’s translation services can also take … Continue reading

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The demise of Facebook and other social networks

The great thing about any technology is that it’s obsolete. Right from the start, it has an expiration date. We don’t know the date, their creators don’t know the date, heck’ the stock brokers would pay a lot to find … Continue reading

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