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5 Best Android apps for work productivity

Sifting through the thousands of apps available on the Google Play market for something that can actually contribute to your daily productivity can be a time-consuming and frustrating chore. But some tremendously useful and...

Driverless Cars: When Will We See Them?

The first great paradigm shift in the automobile industry was the invention of the semi-automated production line by Henry Ford in 1931, ushering in an unprecedented new era in manufacturing in which the great...

Streams and the java.io package

The java.io (Java Input/Output) package provides a broad range of functionality that allows easy and high-level communication between devices, services or processes. The mechanism by which most of the communication occurs is through a...

Network Communication and the Client-Server Model

The client server model is the most ubiquitous networking model in use today, simply because it is the backbone of the largest computer network ever constructed, the Internet. We take a detailed look at...

Object Oriented vs Structured Software Development

A few years back I conducted a presentation for a computer science course on the fundamental differences between object oriented design methodology and the traditional structured design methodology in software engineering. You’d be hard...

Distributed Objects and Models of Distribution

The distributed objects paradigm is one of the most commonly used models of distribution in distributed computing today, mainly because it integrates well with most object-oriented programming languages. We explore the four major types...

Why the PS4 Will Be A Performance Beast

The PS4’s technical details have been kept under wraps for a while, but a recent flood of new information from Sony means that we can give a pretty accurate indication of how it is...

The Semantic Web

The traditional web as we know it may not be around in its current form for too much longer. With the invention and evolution of semantically-based processing algorithms and artificial intelligence, we may soon...

Google Chrome for iPad and iPhone

The iPad and iPhone Web browser market has slowly matured over the last several months, and users now have a number of browsers to choose from other than the standard Safari. We take a...

The Future Of Context Aware Mobile Computing

You might not have heard of ‘context-awareness’, but you almost certainly will be exposed to it over the next few years. We take a look at this rapidly growing technology in which computing devices...