IoT, IT Trends, software development

Embedded software development: specifics and areas of application

As computers (and sensors) get smaller, smarter and connected, our everyday objects, from clothing to lavatories to cars, get more intelligent. By so doing embedded software is essential to the operation of today’s smart devices. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today. Ninety-eight percent of all microprocessors are manufactured as components of embedded… Continue reading Embedded software development: specifics and areas of application

Computing, Java, Node.js

Node.js vs Java: What to Choose

In the history of computing first Java appeared, then close on its heels came JavaScript. The names made them seem like conjoined twins newly detached, but they couldn't be more different. One of them compiled and statically typed; the other interpreted and dynamically typed. That's only the beginning of the technical differences between these two… Continue reading Node.js vs Java: What to Choose

Apple, Microsoft

Apple’s OS union is Microsoft’s missed opportunity

For years Microsoft has been the de facto desktop operating system. Now Apple is using its mobile devices to steal market and mindshare. Pundits have long expected Apple to integrate its desktop and mobile operating systems; however, recent announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) show that the company is doing far more than borrowing… Continue reading Apple’s OS union is Microsoft’s missed opportunity

Android, Mobile

What innovations will the next version of Android have?

The next version of Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) will combine the best of the previous versions 2.0 and 3.0. Let's see what innovative features it will include. Multitasking This is one of the best improvements Android Smartphone users will appreciate. Instead of long-pressing the home button to bring up a list of… Continue reading What innovations will the next version of Android have?