Archive: October 28th, 2011

10 obsolete technologies that are still useful

10 obsolete technologies that are still useful

Before you retire that camcorder and cancel your landline service, see why Brien Posey thinks some vintage tech is worth hanging onto.

Embracing the public cloud and keeping your data secure

Embracing the public cloud and keeping your data secure

Conventional wisdom says the public cloud is insecure, and yet in-house security stratagems often go awry in spectacular fashion. Tajudeen Abubakr lays out the basic recommendations for cloud risk management.

Enterprise Architecture myths

Enterprise Architecture myths

True, most if not all myths contain a bit of truth, but the key word is “bit”.

CSS3: Dynamic graphics using new transition and transform properties

CSS3: Dynamic graphics using new transition and transform properties

Ryan Boudreaux demonstrates the new features of CSS3 transition and transform properties, which can enable dynamic graphics without having to use lots of JavaScript.

The Future of Social Networks

The Future of Social Networks

Social networks have offered something truly new: the ability to communicate information seamlessly between groups and individuals.

Is Google Wallet the Next Step in Mobile Payments?

Is Google Wallet the Next Step in Mobile Payments?

When it comes to reinventing the way people pay for goods and services, Google is ahead of the pack with its Google Wallet Android application, available on the Sprint Nexus S 4G phone. It allows users to transfer money directly to merchants using a smartphone app that runs on devices that are enabled to accept “contactless” payments.