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TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes

TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes
TechWeek Chicago officially kicks off on Friday, June 22nd. Through June 26th, this event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago. TechWeek is an event that showcases technology from local Chicago companies by having several panels and conferences. There are many different angles and topics being discussed, all with the main focus on technology.  ... Read more »

C2E2 technology of comics, graphic novels, and video games

C2E2 technology of comics, graphic novels, and video games
 C2E2 (Chicago’s Pop-culture Event) is taking place this Weekend of April 13-15, 2012. Combining comics, movies, popular shows, and video games culture into one exposition meant that of course there would be some sort of use of new technology in the mediums. DC Comics, and other major comic publishers, for example had some comics and... Read more »

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 2: Tools and examples of Rich media conversions from Flash to HTML5 and jQuery

Rich media exists as the best of both worlds, Part 2: Tools and examples of Rich media conversions from Flash to HTML5 and jQuery
As rich media designers and developers are expanding their skill sets to include Flash, HTML, and Javascript/jQuery, there is good news for all. There are currently several methods and tools available to make this job easier. The job being to either make a rich media experience in Flash, or make the Flash compatible with more... Read more »
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More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint
It seems as if a lot of people are wondering about the future of Adobe Flash, Flex framework, and AIR, lately. These three Web technologies make up the Adobe Flash Platform, and after the Adobe announcement that they would stop development on the Flash Player for mobile, many are asking just what this will mean... Read more »

'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest Community round winners announced

'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest Community round winners announced
The ‘Apps for Metro Chicago” contest began and now it continues to gain wide interest among Chicago app developers and communities. The most recent community round had around 35 submissions of apps made using the open data with a focus on Chicago communities. The public voting period ended last Friday, and the ten app finalists... Read more »

The Chicago Tribune planning to create tablet device for reading news

The Chicago Tribune is planning to work with Samsung to develop a news tablet to deliver news content in a mobile format. According to different sources such as CNN and TechCrunch, The Tribune will hope to release the Android powered device for free or at a reduced price, such as with an agreement with subscription.... Read more »
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Future of Publishing, Part 1: E-books and apps gain major steam in digital publishing push

The next couple of blog articles will focus on exploring a topic that is close to many people and which seems to be on many peoples’ minds in the industry of publishing. We are in the middle of a great transition, regardless if it’s apparent to many on a day-to-day basis. Mobile designers and developers... Read more »

ChicagoNow gets new features and a technology upgrade

June 30th marked a day of lots of technology happenings.   First off it happened to be Social Media Day across the globe, so hope you all did something to celebrate the marvelous technology. The Chicago Tribune owned ChicagoNow has had several technology updates recently as well. Most noticeable is the ChicagoNow.com 2.0 update. Nearing two... Read more »

Qualcomm Mirasol display for future E-Readers, tech demo at American Magazine Conference

“Media Tech Connection” had the unique opportunity to preview the exciting upcoming Mirasol E-Reader and tablet display technology developed by Qualcomm on Tuesday, October 5, at the American Magazine Conference. The conference took place at the Fairmont Chicago by Millenium Park in Chicago. The American Magazine Conference is the official annual meeting of the consumer... Read more »
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NewsCorp creating national digital newspaper for mobile and tablets

Rupert Murdoch and his NewsCorp are on the move again in an attempt to bring a national newspaper in application format only to tablet computers such as iPad and others. This is an innovative move in an attempt to keep newspapers and their revenue in the green, and NewsCorp has already been shifting to a... Read more »
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