Tag: apollo

Celebrate "One Small Step" + 40 with free Carina astronomy apps

On July 20th, 1969, I was an 11 year-old nerd who loved space. Along with billions of other people in the rest of the developed world, I sat in rapt attention in front of the family TV set watching the ghostly figures of Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin taking the first steps on the moon. No...

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Adobe takes wraps off Apollo, uses WebKit

Adobe today took the wraps off their cross platform desktop application runtime called Apollo. The alpha is now available for download on Adobe labs. What the heck does this 'runtime' do? It allows web developers to create desktop applications that run on both the Mac and PC using HTML, AJAX, and F...

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Adobe Apollo uses WebKit

If you are not a follower of Adobe you might not be aware of the recently announced Apollo. Apollo is a cross platform runtime that basically allows developers to write desktop applications using Flash, HTML, and Javascript. Sure, that's a cool idea but why am I writing about it on TUAW? Besides th...

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Woz and Buzz to take Hydrogen Hummer to South Pole

Before we dive into the actual story, lets just take a minute to sit back and appreciate just how fantastically bizarre that title is. ... Ok then! Mac daddy Steve Wozniak has announced that in December 2007, he and Moon man Buzz Aldrin (second person ever to set foot on the Moon) will participate i...

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