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App-Rising.com covers the development and adoption of broadband applications, the deployment of and need for broadband networks, and the demands placed on policy to adapt to the revolutionary opportunities made possible by the Internet.

App-Rising.com is written by Geoff Daily, a DC-based technology journalist, broadband activist, marketing consultant, and Internet entrepreneur.

App-Rising.com is supported in part by AT&T;, however all views and opinions expressed herein are solely my own.

Entries from App-Rising tagged with 'applications'

May 22, 2008 8:34 AM

Streaming Media Industry Laments Lack of Broadband, Shrugs Its Shoulders

One of the more interesting threads through my conversations with the streaming media elite at Streaming Media East these past few days has been reactions to discussions about bandwidth. On the one hand, there was a steady stream (no pun...

May 14, 2008 8:47 AM

Check Out The Audiotool

Nothing’s better than clicking a link and discovering something new and cool, especially an app that is both visually impressive and functional. Well, here is just such a link. It’s called Audiotool. It's an online virtual reproduction of audio equipment...

May 2, 2008 9:13 AM

Developing Apps: Not Just Your Kid's Garage Project

There tends to be a perception about the Internet that all the cool new applications are being developed by young people, even pimply-faced teens, pounding out code in their garages, often building fortunes rather than going to college. Well a...

April 28, 2008 12:22 PM

Developers Talk About Our 100Mbps Future at the Web 2.0 Expo

There’s constant talk among advocates for fiber about the need for America to realize its 100Mbps future as quickly as possible. While I’ve long been an advocate for fiber, I’ve also questioned what can really be done with all that...

April 22, 2008 10:50 AM

You Want Apps? I'll Give You Apps

Webware.com is a leading site covering the rise of Internet applications. Each year they put their mission to a vote and compile a list of the top 100 applications as decided by their readers. This year not only have they...

April 10, 2008 11:55 AM

LUS Fiber Already Having An Impact

One of the biggest challenges with broadband deployment is balancing public and private interests. Private companies are interested in profit, not necessarily what’s good for the public. The decisions they make about where and how much to invest in their...

March 24, 2008 7:30 AM

"Killer Apps" Jumps the Shark

Everyone knows what a "killer app" is, but last night I witnessed the moment when this phrase jumped the shark. TGI Friday is now offering a new menu of special "killer apps" though these apps refer to appetizers rather than...

February 25, 2008 10:21 AM

Why Adobe AIR Might Revolutionize the Internet

You know the Internet's coming into its own when the release of a new underlying Internet technology results in a big story in a major publication like the New York Times. And that's just what's happened with this article (reg....

January 29, 2008 8:42 AM

Cool New Apps to be Shown at DEMO

DEMO is a tech event all about unveiling new technologies. In some past iterations I've found semi-interesting apps, but not all that much I considered to be very innovative uses of broadband. Well I just came upon this NetworkWorld feature...

January 1, 2008 11:46 AM

Reviewing 2007 in Review and Forecasting 2008 Forecasts

To start off the new year, I'd thought about putting together a post of all the 2007 year-in-review and 2008 predictions articles I'd come across as they relate to the Internet and the use of broadband. While perusing my RSS...

November 1, 2007 2:00 PM

Big News in Social Apps

One of the hottest trends in online applications development is the push towards popular sites and applications to open up platforms through which third party developers can extend core functionality however they see fit. The most hyped example of this...

October 2, 2007 1:32 AM

Talk About a High Bandwidth Application!

Reporting from the FTTH Conference floor, I had an interesting experience with the realities of how much bandwidth next gen video applications actually demand. As I mentioned yesterday, I've consulted for GOSN helping with their marketing, and while I didn't...

September 28, 2007 10:31 AM

Web Apps Hit Mainstream...Sort of

Just found this interesting report released yesterday by Rubicon Consulting about the adoption and use of web applications. Not necessarily all that much new in these numbers: people are using apps like email and games more than they ever have,...

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