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The Evolution of the Internet in One Infographic

Written on March 28, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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It’s amazing how Internet has evolved from a military project to a world wide phenomenon. And yes kids, there was a time when there was no internet. Consider yourselves lucky that doing homework, research, shopping, dating, and Family Guy episode viewing can be done with a couple of keyboard actions and a click of a mouse. Although it does have its downsides as we’ve been introduced to the horrors of Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black.

Although the history of the internet can fill up an entire book as long as one of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings book, the Grasshopper Group managed to concoct a short and sweet infographic to somehow explain the chronology of the technology even for people with the shortest of short term attention span when it comes to reading.

Hit the break to check out the “Awesome Evolution of the Internet.”

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Google, Keeping Android Honeycomb Source Codes a Secret

Written on March 26, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google does the unexpected, as it keeps Android Honeycomb's source codes from developers until further notice.

The Motorola Xoom tablet does have the Android Honeycomb inside. But according to BusinessWeek, Google has no plans of releasing the Android Honeycomb source code to small hardware makers and developers due to the fear of having unpleasant results and user-experiences, especially if programmers attempt to bring the Honeycomb to phones.

According to Google Spokesperson, Andy Rubin, the “Android 3.0, Honeycomb, was designed from the ground up for devices with larger screen sizes and improves on Android favorites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization.” He further added that “while we’re excited to offer these new features to Android tablets, we have more work to do before we can deliver them to other device types including phones.”

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