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Microsoft stops supporting IE 8, 9, 10

Microsoft will stop supporting IE 8, 9 and 10 on 12 January, which means no more bug fixes, updates and other patches will be released. If you are still using IE 8, 9 and 10, you will receive a notification for the arrangement and be urged to upgrade to the latest version of IE/ Edge. It may bother you only if you are still using IE.

Adding a Lightsaber on Your Facebook Profile Pic

You can now show your awaken force on your Facebook by adding a Lightsaber on your Profile Pic! The new Star Wars temporary profile picture tool allows user to add a blue or red Lightsaber to their profile for a specific period of time. May the force be with you!

iNOVA Awards 2015
HKCEC website won Silver Award in iNOVA Awards 2015

The newly launched website of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre has won the Silver Award in iNOVA Awards 2015, Congratulations to the team from HKCECE and VICOSYS. The team has used Drupal to build the new corporate website for HKCEC to provide a wide range of services to the exhibitors and visitors. You can check out more information of the project on our showcases.

A New Google+
A New Google+

Google has released a new design for Google+ with a strong focus on two key areas of interest for users: Collections and Communities. The new Google+ is also much easier to use across the desktop mobile devices. The new-look Google+ is actually very similar with another social media – Pinterest.

Facebook’s Q3 Report

Facebook has released their Q3 report. They have more than 1.55 billion people, including more than 1 billion people active every day, which is much better than Twitter.

Facebook Search
Facebook is Enhancing its Search

Facebook is going to enhance its search by equipping the ability to search posts shared publicly or by friends, as well as what people are saying about specific topics. Users will have a more meaningful search result from Facebook, which is something available from other social media, such as Twitter, for a long time already.

Facebook "Reaction" button
New “Reaction” button on Facebook

Facebook has released a new “Reaction”  button on Facebook to upgrade the existing “Like” button instead of the long awaited “Dislike” button. The “Reaction” is actually a set of the animated icon to express your emotion on top of the “Like” button, or you can call it “Emojis”

CMS comparison
Drupal vs WordPress vs Joomla

“What CMS should we use?” It is definitely on the top of the frequently asked questions from our clients. WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are the most used content management systems (CMS), which are well-established and free to use. Choosing a right CMS for your website could be a very complicated and difficult, however, it is an important decision that you have to make, otherwise, you will be in a big trouble in future management of your website. Here are a quick and easy comparison of WordPress, Drupal and Joomla. CMS Comparison Chart  Items Drupal Wordpress Joomla Released in 2001 2003…

Google Play
Support for 100MB APKs on Google Play

Google play increased the APK file size limit to 100MB from 50MB to support richer apps and games and the default update setting for user will continue to be to auto-updating apps over Wi-Fi only. Time to add new and richer features to your Android app, check out more from Android Developers Blog.