With so many different devices and screen sizes people browse the web on, web developers need to make sure their websites will work on every platform and react properly to different screen resolutions. Now there’s a developer-focused browser that makes that process a lot easier.
Blisk is a free web browser seen by The Next Web that isn’t made for the typical Internet surfer. It comes with a bunch of features that caters to web developers who want to test their projects without jumping between multiple devices and browsers at once.
The Blisk browser comes with emulators for different devices, so when testing code, developers can easily see how it works on mobile screens, tablet screens and on their computer. Read more…
Inside Iron Man’s suit is just a man. Sure, a man with a tiny arc reactor in his chest, but otherwise just a flesh-and-blood person who’s made super strong and virtually indestructible thanks to a mechanized suit of gold-titanium alloy.
If one guy can build such a suit, surely an entire car company can do it, too, at least that’s Hyundai’s perspective.
From the “best job ever” department: Google is paying Arizona drivers 20 bucks an hour to test a self-driving car.
According to the job listing, the drivers (or self-driving vehicle operators, as Google calls it) need to have a clean driving record, no criminal history, a BS or a BA degree and the ability to type at least 40 words per minute.
The job involves driving 6-8 hours a day in a two person team, five days a week while monitoring the car’s systems with “constant focus” and filling up daily reports.
“(Test drivers) give our engineers feedback about how our cars are driving and interacting with others on the road, and can take control of the vehicle if needed,” Brian Torcellini, head of operations for Google’s Self-Driving Car testing program, told TheArizona Republic.Read more…
The disparity was recently the subject of a new Always advertising campaign and a New York Times op-ed. Inspired by the controversy, four Google employees have suggested a plan to rectify the imbalance. A proposal released by the company this week suggests adding 13 new female emoji to “better reflect the pivotal roles women play in the world.” Read more…
Apple, which recently launched a music streaming service, will continue to offer music downloads — an industry it helped legitimize — for a long time. The question now is how long is long?
A report surfaced on Wednesday saying plans to terminate iTunes music downloads in two years is “actively being considered and gaining favor” within the company. However, Apple representative Tom Neumayr denied the report to Mashable and other publications.