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It was a big deal when Microsoft finally pushed out Office apps for the iPad, but already Redmond has a Mountain View problem. Google is in hot pursuit of Microsoft on the desktop/cloud office productivity front with Drive apps, but the search giant has also now debuted mobile app versions of its Docs and Sheets products, too. These won’t exactly replace the Google Drive app, but they represent much better integration into the mobile platform; accessing Docs or Sheets from within Drive felt like having to enter into a secondary environment. With native apps, you can get to your various documents with a single tap. Predictably, the apps will open with the most recently edited files shown... Read more...
Widescreen LCD monitor sales are expected to nearly quadruple in 2007, (wrote HotHardware news editor Gregory Sullivan on his brand new 20" Optiquest widescreen monitor he purchased last week by clicking on the Newegg ad on the front page of HotHardware. And very satisfied with the purchase and the vendor he is.) according to a report in DigiTimes Widescreen alternatives are surfacing across all the monitor screen sizes, but the biggest battleground in 2007 is expected to be in the 19-, 20-, and 22-inch widescreen markets. The 19-inch widescreen alternatives, which have been priced considerably below their 20-inch wide competitors in the past, have led the market to date. With aggressively... Read more...
Gaming freaks desperately want to believe that blasting their way through the universe is not just an interesting waste of time. Well, researchers from the University of Rochester are about to give them more....er... ammo for their arguments. The idea that gaming influences visual performance appears non-controversial; the authors cite seven papers indicating that gamers outperform nongamers in a variety of visual tests, including the ability to track a large number of objects at once, and to process a stream of objects that only appear briefly. But success in visual resolution tasks, such as picking a single object out of a set of nearby distractors,... Read more...
eeTimes has a fascinating look at whether bad web pages are bad for your physical and mental health. It seems that if the internet was a Post Office, poorly designed web pages would have us all "going postal." Or having "Mouse Rage Syndrome," anyway. What's the root cause of Mouse Rage Syndrome? It's primarily caused by badly designed and hosted Web sites, according to the research center. All Web surfers are familiar with the causes: slow-loading pages, layouts that are difficult to navigate, pesky pop-ups, and unnecessary ads, including banners. And, of course, the killer cause: site unavailability. "The test results indicate... Read more...