Firefox 4 Beta just got Awesomer with Multitouch Support

The latest update of Firefox 4 Beta comes with a couple of goodies that has awesomeness written all over them.

Multi-touch

The guys at Firefox have brought HTML5 and CSS3 together to give the browser one of the coolest features to date – multi-touch capability. A new set of multi-touch events have been added to the browser, which can be leveraged by developers to build highly intuitive and fun apps and websites for touch enabled surfaces. Check out the video below for a sample of what can be done. More information here

 Javascript Enhancements

The other big enhancement is in the form of updates to JavaScript handling, which will allow for a more efficient number crunching. This too will ultimately improve the interactiveness of the browser since it is aimed at helping heavy graphic sites and applications perform better. More details can be found at Rob Sayre’s Mozilla Blog

Was Google too Quick to Pull the Plug on Wave?

We find Google Wave being shut down after barely a year. In fact, it was only a couple of months ago that Wave was opened up for the masses. Internet apps have steadily become more sophisticated since gmail was released, but even by that measure, Wave is visibly a much more complex product than gmail, not to mention it is introducing a whole new paradigm for users to learn

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Twitter to Insert Promoted Content in API, Share Revenues with Developers

Twitter is testing a new set of changes to its API whereby it can insert promoted tweets and promoted trends in search results returned to twitter clients. A promoted tweet is highlighted and displayed at the top of search results, whereas a promoted trend is a topic that is trending, but hasn’t made it to [...]

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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone4 and Other iOS4 Devices Using JailbreakMe 2.0

On July 26th, the Library of Congress issued a ruling that makes it legal under Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to unlock smartphone to support alternate carriers as well as install legally bought programs. The guys over at Comex jumped on the ruling by releasing JailbreakMe 2.0, which takes jail breaking iPhone 4 and other [...]

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Google’s Multiple Account Sign-in is Here!

Facts of Life: #1   Gmail is awesome! #2    It is nearly impossible to have just one gmail account #3    Having to open multiple browsers to access your different gmail accounts at the same time sucks Well, no more. Google’s multiple account sign-in appears to have been enabled on most, if not all accounts. This [...]

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