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Posted on25 November 2012 11:59 AM GMT

What's New in Affino 7 - Video Guide

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If you want a closer sit-back look at Affino then here’s a video guide to some of the great new features in Affino 7.

 

It’s quite detailed, so grab a cup of tea first.

 

We’ll make shorter guides in the near future. Meanwhile we’ve updated all the Control Centre Video Guides to showcase Affino 7 so you can see the latest and greatest directly from your Affino Control Centre.

 

Let us know what you think.

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Posted on25 November 2012 10:05 AM GMT

Multi-format Affino 7 - Desktop, Laptop, Tablet and Mobile

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Multi-format Affino 7 - Desktop, Laptop, Tablet and Mobile

For the first time, Affino runs great on mobiles and tablets. It’s been a long-term project we’ve been working on for the past two years, and it will be a year or so until everything is likely to be perfect across all mobile platforms.

 

For anyone working in mobile, it’s a minefield, and lots of decisions have to be made along the way. I’ve posted previously about how under-developed mobile browsers are, but that has largely changed in the past year. For the most

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Posted on03 July 2012 4:14 PM GMT

Google's Nexus 7 Tablet is aimed squarely at an Amazon Kindle Fire take-down

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Google's Nexus 7 Tablet is aimed squarely at an Amazon Kindle Fire take-down

Google’s first foray into tablets is part of a double-headed attack on Amazon - to reclaim Android for the Android vanilla experience. Everyone is well aware now of how fragmented the Android landscape is - not just in terms of different version releases, but with every device manufacturer producing their own skinned-up derivation of Android - from HTC Sense, to Samsung’s TouchWiz to Amazon’s Silk Browser. Here Google is aiming to show that the standard Google Android

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Posted on13 November 2011 4:16 PM GMT

Call of Duty MW3 is biggest Entertainment Launch of all time

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Call of Duty MW3 is biggest Entertainment Launch of all time

Released on 8th of November in USA and UK, Activision’s Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 saw sales of 6.5 million copies in just 24 hours - producing a record first day takings of around $400 million.

In comparison, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt II which is the record daily film box office, took $91 million on its first day. Music sales are not recorded on a daily basis typically, the best data we have is in terms of weekly sales statistics. It’s somewhat strange to report

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Posted on04 November 2011 1:32 AM GMT

Internet Explorer Browser Usage drops below 50% market share for the first time

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Internet Explorer Browser Usage drops below 50% market share for the first time

The latest Ars Technica browser usage figures show that Internet Explorer has dropped below 50% market share for the first time - for combined browsing platforms (Desktop + Mobile)

 

Combined Browser Market Share October 2011

 

Internet Explorer 49.59%
Firefox 21.20%
Chrome 16.60%
Safari 8.72%
Opera 2.55%
Android Browser 0.76%

 

 

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Posted on28 October 2011 6:07 PM GMT

RIM gets in on October launch fest with a Porsche-designed gem of its own

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RIM gets in on October launch fest with a Porsche-designed gem of its own

With all the column inches these days being devoted to the 3-way tussle between iOS, Android and Windows platforms, and each seeing a new platform flagship phone launch in October, RIM obviously thought they would need to maintain current mindshare by launching a flagship model of their own.

This BlackBerry flagship is a Porsche Design P’9981 - based on the 9900 Bold model - but made with premium materials, and having its own unique skinned interface. It comes up very slightly larger than

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Posted on27 October 2011 12:15 AM GMT

Is Nokia's Gorgeous Lumia 800 enough to get it back in the Smartphone Race?

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Is Nokia's Gorgeous Lumia 800 enough to get it back in the Smartphone Race?

In the wake of the slightly disappointing iPhone 4S and equally disappointing Galaxy Nexus launches, we now have the supposed saviour of both Nokia and the Windows Mobile Platform to contend with.

Much has been written about the fabuolous usability of the Metro Tiles which are the cornerstones of the Windows experience, versus the app icons of Android and iOS. For those that first come to Windows Mobile, the interface initially seems highly intuitive and seemingly the wave of the future. However

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Posted on20 October 2011 7:23 PM GMT

Google and Samsung herald the future of Android by way of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus Smartphone

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Google and Samsung herald the future of Android by way of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus  Smartphone

As with the iPhone 5! launch (actually iPhone 4S as it turned out) there was lot of hype around the launch of the new official Google Phone. There were rumours of a super processor of 1.7Ghz, a 10MP camera on the reverse and an ingenious new form factor.

Both phones benefitted from major version releases of operating systems - Android updating to 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), whilst iPhone 4S jumped up to iOS 5.

For me, I am actually a little disappointed with both launches. Neither one is really the

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Posted on04 October 2011 9:55 PM GMT

iPhone 4 S-equel

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Apple fails to meet the weight / wait of expectation by way of an overdose of déjà vu! After a summer of lacklustre Hollywood blockbuster sequels, we get a lacklustre sequel from Apple.

I followed the whole of the tedious iPhone Keynote event via the always excellent Engadget Liveblog. Huge chunks of the presentation seemed to be entirely lifted from the previous mid-year WWDC. About 20 minutes into the hyperbolic statistics, I had a feeling that I was going to be disappointed.

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Posted on28 September 2011 10:29 PM GMT

Amazon Wows us with keenly priced, simple but truly smart and practical tablet devices

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Amazon Wows us with keenly priced, simple but truly smart and practical tablet devices

I have been a considerable fan of the Amazon Kindle - the model that is now called the Kindle Keyboard 3G; I also have a 27" iMac runnning Windows, a Samsung Windows laptop, iPad 2, currently iPhone 3GS - but soon most likely iPhone 5 - So I’m currently evenly split between Windows and iOS - with a sprinking of Amazon Kindle magic.

My brother Markus reads most of his Kindle eBooks on his iPhone or iPad devices - for me, there is no substitute for the easy legibility and form factor of the

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