Client-side developers do need to embrace the cloud. The increasing popularity of connected devices like tablet computers and smartphones is having a direct effect on the adoption rate of personal cloud services. You can expect both connected devices and cloud services to grow together.
As you may have heard, the web-crawler is back on the big screen starting next week! The Amazing Spider-Man is a reboot of the film franchise that kicked off in 2002 and starred Tobey Maguire. The whole thing is based on Marvel Comics’ numerous incarnations of Spider-Man. This time Andrew Garfield plays the web-slinger and Emma Stone portrays Peter Parker’s real first love, Gwen Stacy.
While it does not have any of the same characters as Alien and happens decades, if not centuries, before the events in Alien, it is most definitely a prequel to Alien. Most of the action in the movie takes place at the same place the ill-fated crew of the Nostromo will eventually land, and Prometheus literally sets the stage for what Ripley and crew will eventually encounter.
As Kickstarter has exploded in popularity, I?ve started to see signs that there are others like me ? a movement of fans as producers, commissioning work from their favorite artists instead of waiting for the artists to come to them.
Ikea media centers and bookshelves have long housed our electronics, but starting this summer, Ikea will become a full-fledged electronics manufacturer. Although it initially garnered protests and confusion among gadget enthusiasts, Ikea’s upcoming television is actually a smart move — and an indicator of the television market’s maturity as a whole.
In the early days of Web 1.0 beta (i.e. the ’90s), most of us who were paying attention thought music middlemen were on their way out. Things didn’t really pan out that way, but we’re sniffing a return of the “direct to fan” ecosystem. Here are five apps that could rewrite the industry’s rules.