Adobe has fully released LiveCycle Managed Services, offering a hosted platform for LiveCycle applications. The software is configured and managed by Adobe, but runs on Amazon’s EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) virtual servers.
LiveCycle is a suite of applications which I think of as two things combined. On the one hand, it forms a server platform
…continue reading Pros and cons of Adobe’s LiveCycle services in the cloud
I’ve recently upgraded two HP laptops to 32-bit Windows 7. In both cases I did a wipe and clean install. The laptops were of similar vintage, around two years old, a Compaq 6710b and a Compaq 6720s. However, if you search for drivers on HP’s site, you will find a full set of Windows 7
…continue reading Will your laptop run Windows 7?
According to Jerry Huang of Gladinet, whose Cloud Desktop exposes a variety of cloud storage services as mapped drives in Windows Explorer, Google storage is “about 10 times cheaper” than Windows Azure. Since Amazon S3 has similar prices to Azure, I imagine Google undercuts that by some margin as well.
Gladinet compares Google and Azure
…continue reading Google storage 10 times cheaper than Azure – but not as cheap as Skydrive
I’m beginning to think Microsoft has under-sold Visual Studio 2010. Of course it is a huge product, as I observed back in October, especially since it includes a major new release of the .NET Framework as well as updated tools, but I thought I had discovered most of the significant new features. Still, when I
…continue reading What’s new in Visual Studio 2010 – more than you may realise
Adobe evangelist Lee Brimelow has posted some images of well-known sites that break if Adobe Flash is not enabled. His point: if Apple’s iPad does not support Flash, none of these sites will work correctly.
While true in the short term, I do not think this is an effective line of argument.
…continue reading Adobe Flash vs Apple iPad: RIA in the balance
In a posting on its forum, Amazon has declared defeat in its disagreement with Macmillan over ebook terms – one most likely influenced by Apple which is offering better terms to publishers for its forthcoming iPad:
Macmillan, one of the "big six" publishers, has clearly communicated to us that, regardless of our viewpoint, they are
…continue reading Amazon gives in to Macmillan thanks to power of Apple