Firefox Fennec for Android is released

Android is doing great, really really great. And now with the addition of Fennec (basically Firefox for mobile) things get even better.  Fennec was originally released for Maemo5 on Nokia N900 first but it’s now available for Android. Although Fennec for Android is not a production version, and the developers clearly emphasize that it is rather a “pre-alpha” edition, the app by itself is fairly usable.


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Twitter stats on a paper

Twitter is growing fast, very fast. Before 2006 it didn’t even exist. Today, the world’s no. 1 micro-blogging network has over 105 million users. On an average more than 300,000  users join the website everyday. The number of unique visitors exceed 180 million a month, while the total number of search queries entered exceed 600 million a day! The current Alexa rank of Twitter is 12.


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Palm introduces the world’s first mobile development environment hosted entirely in a browser

Palm made life a lot easier for mobile phone developers. The company recently launched something called Project Ares, that allows development for webOS entirely from a web browser. No hassles like installing/setting up SDKs/environment or any other thing similar. If you have an idea, just start implementing it by going to Ares from your browser.


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Towel Folding Robot, a must-have for all laundry rooms

There are times when people feel like owning robots which could help with the usual household chores. That could sound like a far-fetched idea but here is one robot developed by doctoral student Jeremy Maitin-Shepard and Assistant Professor Pieter Abbeel [Berkeley's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences] which can fold towels of different size and colors with great perfection.The robot has been built by the robotics company Willow Garage.


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