Articles in Category: Website Design

Google Chrome for iPad and iPhone is serious Safari competition

20 February 2013

Google Chrome for iPad and iPhone is serious Safari competition

Google Chrome is available for iOS and it is a great alternative to Safari. I spent some time reviewing Chrome on the iOS and here is what I discovered. It is worth downloading and it is becoming my preferred browser for my iPhone and iPad.

Google Chrome is available for iOS and it is a great alternative to Safari on iPad.

HTML 5 Video won't be replacing Flash on YouTube or Hulu anytime soon...

14 April 2011

HTML 5 Video won't be replacing Flash on YouTube or Hulu anytime soon...

That’s message from the YouTube developer blog which cites half-a-dozen areas where Flash trumps HTML5 and explains why “the <video> tag does not currently meet all the needs of a site like YouTube.”

YouTube has some bad news for those of you hoping the site would soon ditch Flash in favour of HTML5 video tags: It isn’t going to happen any time soon.

Video: New Video Encoding Technology Poised To Revolutionize Mobile Video

16 February 2010

Video: New Video Encoding Technology Poised To Revolutionize Mobile Video

Breakthrough for Mobile Television

(Feb. 14, 2010) — Long Term Evolution, a new mobile telecommunications standard, is poised to revolutionize mobile Internet. High transmission rates will soon be possible on mobile devices. For this purpose Fraunhofer researchers at HHI Berlin developed the cross-layer design SVC over LTE -- a coding method that offers HD films in real-time in the appropriate format for cell phones or netbooks.

Breakthrough for Mobile Television. Long Term Evolution, a new mobile telecommunications standard, is poised to revolutionize mobile Internet. High transmission rates will soon be possible on mobile devices.

Mobile websites are more than websites redesigned to look good on mobile devices

21 December 2009

Mobile websites are more than websites redesigned to look good on mobile devices
When a business or organization thinks about delivering a mobile media version of their Internet presence to their customers, there is a tendency to want to start by migrating what they already have on the Internet to a mobile media platform. In my work developing mobile media strategy, I have come across a consistent misconception that all that needs to be done is a redesign of their current website for mobile devices.

Mobile media is a new communications channel with it's own unique characteristics and strengths. Learn more about what these are.

Concepts- What is the difference between a mobile website and a mobile app?

10 December 2009

Concepts- What is the difference between a mobile website and a mobile app?
Mobile apps are written specifically for a particular mobile Operating System. Smartphones are sophisticated devices that run an operating system, just like your desktop computer or laptop. Mobile apps have to be small so they are quick to download. Mobile apps take full advantage of all the unique features of the mobile device OS, so web apps have great user interfaces that look ideal on the device they are designed for. Mobile websites are websites that are fully optimized for smartphone access. This article explores the differences between these two approaches to mobile software development.

Learn the imporant differences between these two different approaches to mobile application development

Server Software- Making Wordpress work on Smartphones using the WPTouch plugin

04 December 2009

Server Software- Making Wordpress work on Smartphones using the WPTouch plugin

The Issue

Not all websites are created equal, with some sites failing to translate well in the viewport (screen presentation size) of a small mobile device. Many WordPress sites today make heavy use of different javascripts which significantly increase the load time of pages, and significantly slows down the loading time on mobile devices. In this blog entry we discuss how to use a popular Plugin to significantly improve the user experience for your mobile visitors.

Take your Wordpress Blog mobile quickly and easily. We walk you through WPTouch so you can get up and running fast

Kevin William Grant
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