New Google feature in search results highlights in-depth content

A recent post on Google's Official Search Blog identifies a new feature that curates content for broad topic searches. It looks like it is anti-TGD and its staff of dedicated transients and former convicts. Shame on Google for neglecting the ramblings of schizophrenic Adderall users at a time when they need page impressions the most.  

Microsoft feels the bite of Friday the 13th.... metaphorically

Microsoft stock is taking a pounding, worse thing in 13 years; it's going all negative campaign ads on the iPad to move the stockpile of Surface tablets that no one wanted to buy, and, all those publications that took Microsoft ad money this year are now free to go all nyah, nyah, nyah on Redmond. Lord, what is wrong with the world today?

Microsoft financial results take a beating

Microsoft's 2013 fourth quarter and end of fiscal year results are not fun. On the surface of things, it is all about the Surface debacle. Not quite an MS Bob level tragedy, but everyone is ticked off about the whole thing: Microsoft, its partners, its investors, post-PC era, yadda, yadda, yadda.   

Microsoft Outlook on iPad and iPhone

Let's be honest: about time. Outlook Web App (OWA) is going all Apple on us. But, if you look at the interface, it looks like Apple is going all Microsoft tile-y. Hmmm.

The Google Graveyard

Here it is in all of its glory and beauty: the stuff that Google did that it don't do no more. All delivered a la carte in an infographic from the people over at Wordstream.

Code Wars: PHP vs Ruby vs Python

Ah, when programmers collide, or just compare notes, or just hang out. Because they don't like to fight. Or do war. They don't look good mud wrestling either so, that's out. Maybe a really cool infographic will settle things, once and for all.

Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) heads to Google TV

After languishing on an ancient customized version of Android for quite some time, Google TV is finally set to get a long-awaited upgrade with a new version of the operating system.

Phoenix racks up over $35,000 for Android apps on HP's TouchPad

WebOS was a mobile operating system originally created by Palm. Although initially popular amongst the tech crowd, webOS-powered smartphones and tablets never really caught on with mainstream users.

Finless ROM goes live for MK908 Android PC-on-a-stick

One of the things about Android that really appeals to techies and mainstream users is the open-nature of Google's operating system and related devices, at least in certain instances. 

IntelliJ is an alternative development environment for Android

Most tutorials for new Android developers recommend using Eclipse for the IDE (integrated development environment).

Bitcoin founder remains an enigma

Bitcoin is currently one of the valuable and popular virtual currencies on the market, with numerous exchange houses springing up literally overnight. 

Android Jelly Bean overshadows Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)

The latest statistics breaking down Mountain View's Android market share are in, and yes, Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2 has finally managed to surpass Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) in the percentage of installs on Android devices accessing Google's  Play store.

Jolla Mobile launches Sailfish OS SDK

The smartphone market is quite well-established. As such, it will be somewhat difficult for another OS to realistically compete against Android, iOS, Blackberry and even Windows Phone.

Windows Phone grows at the expense of BlackBerry and Symbian

In the smartphone world, the Windows Phone operating system has traditionally been in third place in many countries.

Report: Facebook prepping Android-powered smartphone OS

Rumors have been circulating for quite some time now about an indigenously branded Facebook smartphone powered by Android and ready to take on Apple's wildly popular iOS.

Report: Windows 8-powered iPad Mini rival may be imminent

Redmond has been offering its own tablets under a Microsoft Surface brand for several months now.

Commodore 64 emulator headed to Android-powered Ouya

When I was growing up I wanted a Commodore 64 computer so badly I could barely stand it.

Windows Blue images leaks online

Windows 8 has only been on the market officially for about six months after launching to much fanfare in late October.

Google Now tipped for Chrome browser

It appears that Google's Chrome web browser will soon be getting fast access to Google Now.

Hotmail and Outlook go down as Microsoft migrates users

Microsoft's migration of Hotmail users to Outlook doesn't seem to be going quite to plan. A series of outages in both services has left people unable to access their emails.