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I just tested the latest version of VLC (version 2.2.4) on my HP Spectre, a laptop with a 360-degree hinge that switches to tablet mode. It worked correctly in both modes, regular and tablet. I could change the volume by dragging my finger up and down, and fast forward (and rewind) by dragging my finger horizintally. I think the tweaks I discuss in this blog entry are no longer needed.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Using VLC on touch screens at WorldCAD Access
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$200 It's been three months since I got my latest smartphone, a $200 Umi Super that has the specs of phones 3x the price, and so I thought I'd update you on my experience. Was it worth buying a phone... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WorldCAD Access
Checking online, I see no change to the EU ruling since it was made in 2012.
Issue #939 by Ralph Grabowski with Cedric Desbordes Writing a server-based CAD system is tough: You need to figure out how to make Web browsers load and display drawing elements quickly, and then react to viewing and editing changes even... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
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James Heppelmann from last week's conference call There's been a lot of buzz about augmented reality [AR] generated recently by Facebook and Snapchat. That technology is fun for consumers, but it'll be transformational for enterprises. You may not have thought... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Issue #938 by Ralph Grabowski Onshape is currently the golden boy of the CAD world. They have the mindshare. And so other CAD vendors are finding ways to reflect some of that Onshape glow onto themselves -- if not seeing... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
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Lots of new cables The supremacy of miniUSB was wonderful while it lasted. One connector to rule all of our portable devices. A USB cable and charger everywhere -- car, bedroom, kitchen, office, airplanes... Then it was improved, and made... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Available Space Most Android smartphones need 8GB of storage to handle the operating system, the cache, data storage, and so on. When you buy an 8GB model, there isn't much storage space available! A 16GB model has 8GB free. A... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Bricsys Insights conference by Ralph Grabowski Autodesk last week announced that it had sold its Pixlr app, acquired during the Carl Bass era; this is the first time it's ever sold off deprecated software. The otherwise innocuous announcement made a... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
The purchase of Rovio was an April Fools Joke, I am sorry to tell you!
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The symbolism of Pixlr The same week that Bricsys held its press-only Insights conference, Autodesk announced that it was selling off one of its software packages, Pixlr acquired during the Carl Bass era. This otherwise innocuous announcement made a startling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
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Bricsys Technical Russia "Our philosophy is dramatically different from other CAD vendors, and so we decided to spend some time on the details of this," we are now hearing at the @Bricsys Insights conference, which is running 30 minutes ahead... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
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@upfrontezine We are also reporting on the Bricsys Insights press-only event on Twitter. Follow @upfrontezine through https://twitter.com/upFronteZine Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
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CADWorx Bricsys had contacted Intergraph ten years ago about porting some of its software to BricsCAD, but frankly BricsCAD could not do it at that time. Once it matured, Bricsys contacted Intergraph again (now owned by Hexagon). This time Intergraph... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
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Live from Ghent, Belgium Alight, here we are in the heart of Belgium, the beautiful town of Ghent (also spelled Gent and Gand), the home town for Bricsys, the CAD software company that's invited a dozen CAD media in for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Issue #936 by Ralph Grabowski The point to COFES isn't to attend sessions listed on the schedule. The sessions are just the framework from which to hang conversations between attendees, as co-founder Brad Holtz puts it. (See figure 1.) COFES... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
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Business Advantage Business Advantage has been running a global CAD trends survey for three years now. By tracking changes from year to year, they get to report on trends -- what is highly hyped and how much is in actual... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Issue #935 Special in-depth report by Ralph Grabowski Oleg Zykov is the CEO of C3D Labs, the entity tasked with developing and marketing the C3D kernel in the face of giants, like Siemens' Parasolid and Dassault's ACIS, with just 20... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
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Y Combinator hosted 52 demos at the end of March. "Demo day" means that new software and hardware startups get to show off what they do in a brief demo to potential investors and the world, and hopefully get further... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
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The Intergraph division of Hexagon is making sure that CADWorx Plant 2017 R1 works with BricsCAD. Until now, the plant design software worked only with AutoCAD. By plants, we don't mean horticultural but piping in oil and other fluid processing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
200+ attendees COFES publishes the attendee list for its annual conference. They sort the list by attendee first name, so I resorted it by vendor name to see who is showing up, and the size of each contingent. The strongest... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at WorldCAD Access
Issue #934 by Ralph Grabowski with Paul Sager Creo from PTC is the only CAD package that packages IoT -- or, at least will be when it gets the Product Insight module later this summer. I spoke with PTC's vp... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives
Issue #933 by Ralph Grabowski with Mark Williams Mark Williams is the new vice president of worldwide sales at Spatial Corp. This matters, because Spatial is the division of Dassault Systemes whose job it is to provide SDKs [software development... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at upFront.eZine News Archives