Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Tulsa Based Web Design & Advertising Firm – GuRuStu Group Explains Risks with Country Specific Domains

One of the new trends the last few years with web services is to use a country specific TLD (top-level domain) such as .tv or .ly in place of a .com. Some of these country specific domains have been in wide use for far longer. It’s not uncommon to visit sites hosted by companies in the UK using .co.uk instead of .com addresses, for instance. And this was the original intent behind the creation of the country-specific TLD’s. We even […]

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Tulsa Based Website Design & Marketing Firm Explains Internet Explorer Global Marketshare below 50%

According to StatCounter Global Stats, IE market share is now below 50% worldwide. Mostly due to huge drops in the European market. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) browser has fallen below 50% of the worldwide market for the first time according to StatCounter. The company’s research arm, StatCounter Global Stats finds that Microsoft IE fell to 49.87% in September followed by Firefox with 31.5%. Google’s Chrome continues to increase market share at an impressive rate and has more than tripled from […]

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Tulsa Website Design & Branding Firm GuRuStu Group Answers Questions about GoogleMe – Is it the Next Facebook?

Rumors are circulating that Google may introduce a social aspect alongside the plethora of applications the company already offers. Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, was quoted by both The Wall Street Journal and Reuters that new social media offerings could be released by his company sometime this fall. While details are scarce on the service dubbed GoogleMe, many are expecting integration into Google’s most popular services, including Gmail and Google Maps, as opposed to an isolated product such as Facebook. Google […]

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GuRuStu Group a Tulsa Website Design & Advertising Firm Tells How Mobile Flash Fails to Perform

Why should we care about HTML5 now that we have Mobile Flash? Avram Piltch reviews Flash Player 10.1 on the new Droid 2. I’m the last person on earth who wanted to believe Steve Jobs when he told Walt Mossberg at D8 that “Flash has had its day.” I took it as nothing more than showmanship when Jobs shared his thoughts on Flash and wrote that “Flash is closed and proprietary, has major technical drawbacks, and doesn’t support touch based […]

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Tulsa Website Design Firm GuRuStu Group Talks About HTML5 Boilerplate

Just a quick little pointer to Paul Irish (Google Chrome, jQuery) and Divya Manian; HTML5 Boilerplate A ROCK-SOLID DEFAULT FOR HTML5 AWESOME. After more than two years in iterative development, you get the best of the best practices baked in: cross-browser normalization, performance optimizations, even optional features like cross-domain ajax and flash. A starter apache .htaccess config file hooks you the eff up with caching rules and preps your site to serve HTML5 video, use @font-face, and get your gzip […]

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Tulsa Website Design Firm GuRuStu Group Talks About UI Design Framework

If you’re a web designer in need of an awesome, useful, and feature-rich interface design framework take a look at this one. Vincent has created a great set of vector objects for doing design mock-ups in Illustrator. The best part? It’s free for personal and commercial use (credit link required). The set includes: GUI Library – Hundreds of vector elements for interface design Minimal UI icons set – 260 vecor icons for Illustrator Styles Library – 200 styles to apply […]

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Tulsa Website Design & Advertising Agency Explains How IBM switches to Firefox

IBM VP Bob Sutor talks about why IBM is moving it’s 400,000 world-wide employees to Firefox on his blog. We’re officially adding a new piece of software to the list of default common applications we expect employees to use, and that’s the Mozilla Firefox browser. Firefox has been around for years, of course. Today we already have thousands of employees using it on Linux, Mac, and Windows laptops and desktops, but we’re going to be adding thousands more users to […]

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