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Bess Joseph
United States
Interests: Hi,everyone. I'm at the moment a developer. In my free time, I enjoy making joomla addons. I’m actively looking to meet new people, so if you are also in the industry and ever interested in talking, please contact me whenever.
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Logos can be tricky. We’ve experimented with a few redesigns of our own in the past (a final decision was made and is, in fact, coming very soon). Well, a few weeks back, the CyanogenMod team felt it was time to give their famous “skateboarding Andy” mascot a redesign, asking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Do you expect to finally lose your keys forever? Is the camera on your phone good enough? Do you think landlines will totally die out? Do you actually still use a fax machine? Do you still watch TV programs when they are scheduled? Do you long for the demise of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Jive Software's chief marketing officer, John Rizzo, has joined the board of directors at PixyKids, a social media platform aimed at children and families. Rizzo is a 25-year Silicon Valley veteran and previously CEO of Zeebo, an interactive entertainment and education outfit targeting emerging markets. PixyKids is backed by $3... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Google Offers, the search giant's Groupon clone, will be offering a $10 Starbucks gift card tomorrow for half off. For every one sold, Google will donate $3, or up to $3 million, to Create Jobs for USA. National deals are used by daily deal providers to drum up thousands of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Sony is aiming to launch its next-generation PlayStation video game console ahead of rival Microsoft, a recent report claims. Microsoft’s next Xbox console ? which could be an ARM-based “Xbox lite” that will launch ahead of a true Xbox 360 successor that will be released some time later ? is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Jive Software's chief marketing officer, John Rizzo, has joined the board of directors at PixyKids, a social media platform aimed at children and families. Rizzo is a 25-year Silicon Valley veteran and previously CEO of Zeebo, an interactive entertainment and education outfit targeting emerging markets. PixyKids is backed by $3... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
In case you’re new around here, you have just entered into the world famous Android Overload. This is the one place you can always turn, when you have an insatiable appetite for even more things Android. Since not every story that comes our way is published to our front page,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
A redesigned family of Apple’s iMac computers may feature anti-reflective displays, DigiTimes reported on Monday. The Taiwanese publication claimed that G-Tech is ramping up its production capacity of cover glass from 1.8 million units a month to 3 million units, and the company is estimated to produce up to 30%... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
If you?ve been elbow deep in computers for a few years, you?re most likely familiar with our old friend the floppy disk. Even by the storage standards of the past, floppies were a little cramped, and that?s why some users ended up archiving dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of disks.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
A new player in the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem aims to make the software more readily usable by programmers. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120402/mortar-data-hadoop-for-the-rest-of-us-gets-seed-funding/ android android phone android market android 3.0 tablet android 2.2 tablet Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Glassdoor on Friday revealed its latest list of the “Top 25 Highest Rated CEOs of 2012.” Apple?s Tim Cook took the top spot with a 97% approval rating, leading Ernst & Young?s Jim Turley, Qualcomm?s Paul Jacobs and Google?s Larry Page. “I think leadership is doing an amazing job,” said... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Following a massive security breach, Visa has dropped Global Payments from its registry of providers that meet data security standards, The Associated Press reported on Monday. Global Payments CEO Paul Garcia said that the company will continue to process Visa transactions, however being dropped from the registry “could give our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Would you pay 10 cents to skip an annoying video ad? Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120402/want-to-skip-a-pre-roll-ad-on-your-free-video-pay-up/ iphone apps iphone 5 verizon iphone 4 reviews iphone 5 rumors iphone cases Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
When a soldier is out in the field he or she has to carry everything with them on their person. Extra weight needs to be removed whenever possible to allow the soldier to be more mobile and able to travel longer distances without becoming tired, or move quickly in a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
If you bought an iPhone 4 and had trouble with reception, you are in the money. Just not very much money. As you may recall, the release of the device in 2010 was completely overshadowed by a significant problem with the handset’s design. An attempt to creatively use space by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
America has been known as many things over the years, but “a nation of Apple fanboys” is a new one on me. According to CNBC’s All-America Economic Survey for 2012, Apple products have now made it into one in every two homes in the United States. When asked how many... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Many of you may still have your OG Nintendo (NES) consoles laying around. That is, assuming you are old enough to have owned one of them. But if you are still a proud gamer with 8-Bit graphics, you may be glad to hear that Google is “soon to release” a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
If spiders aren’t your cup of tea, this is one of those articles that could either help you overcome your fear or send you running for the hills. The metal spider pictured above was created by mechanical artist Christopher Locke who formed them out of scissors that were confiscated at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Will mobile commerce as it has been envisioned for years ever take off? Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120330/livingsocial-finds-that-full-priced-offers-not-discounts-work-better-on-mobile/ android watches android pad android homme men\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s android phone android unlocked phones Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
If you’ve been looking for a weekend project that won’t scare your neighbors, then find yourself another article. But if you’ve been in search of something incredibly cool to spend your time on, perhaps something that involves an Arduino, open source software, and paintball or airsoft guns, then keep right... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
We know that the Android 4.0 update might be coming to the Droid RAZR (and other devices) as soon as next week. Such rumors are shaking up the inter webs, but if you want a bit more of proof, a new build for the super-thin device has just been leaked.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Groupon has revised its results for the fourth quarter due to higher-than-expected return rates. The announcement sent its shares tumbling in after-hours trading. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120330/groupon-restates-earnings-after-seeing-a-spike-in-holiday-returns/ android apps android 3.0 android 2.3 android games android tablet Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Alright, if you haven’t heard, it’s April Fool’s day. I’m sure by now, there’s already a fair share of “hilarious” April fools pranks being posted around the internet. That’s the main reason I always unplug from the internet on all-hallows-fools-day and of course — trust no one. But just because... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Canada’s Research in Motion, recently displaced by Apple’s iPhone as the top-selling smartphone brand in its home market, has been circling the bowl for years already, but has now entered the death spiral we all knew was coming. Perhaps the last unanswered question is just how long it will take... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog
Do you expect to finally lose your keys forever? Is the camera on your phone good enough? Do you think landlines will totally die out? Do you actually still use a fax machine? Do you still watch TV programs when they are scheduled? Do you long for the demise of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Bess Joseph's blog