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Submission + - I Believe That Hands Are Our Future (

conner_bw writes: A new rant from a attempts to convince interface designers to to look beyond the current mobile and tablet trends. To me it hints that until something better comes along a mouse and a QWERTY keyboard, both tactile interface devices, have their place. "Are we really going to accept an Interface Of The Future that is less expressive than a sandwich?" Mmm, sandwich.

Submission + - Music production tablet runs MeeGo on Intel Atom (

conner_bw writes: Trinity Audio Group demonstrated a prototype of a tablet running a MeeGo-based version 5.0 of its Transmission audio platform for musicians. Now open for beta testing, the Indamixx 2 tablet runs on an Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM, and offers a multitouch display, 160GB of storage, and the Renoise tracking and sampling application. Full story.

Submission + - Adobe Flash On Apple iPad Via 3rd Party Opensource

conner_bw writes: "A few weeks ago we saw Adobe's CEO lambast Steve Jobs for putting up a smokescreen which he claims hide the real reasons why Flash is forbidden on the iPad. Steve Jobs, on the other hand, accused Adobe of lagging behind, to get with the future, and use open technologies like JavaScript. Well this week a company called Smokescreen wrote a Flash SWF player in Javascript, and this Javascript code plays SWF binaries on the iPad without any jail-breaking and the code is open source. The hilarity ensues."

Theory is gray, but the golden tree of life is green. -- Goethe