Posts Tagged ‘android’

Is That A Cell Phone Name Or A Condom Brand?

Des Traynor of Intercom came up with a great little infographic It’s worth a read beyond the infographic for the comments on that blog post alone.

OTA Upgrades Speed iOS Upgrade Adoption

Some interesting graphs on iOS 5.1 upgrade stats. iOS 5.0.1 and 5.1 are notable because they are the first upgrades to be delivered OTA. Unless this data is a unique segment and not representative of the larger ecosystem (I don’t think that’s the case), this is pretty impressive. This is why the upgrade process is […]

The “gPhone”: T-Mobile G1

So the infamous Google Phone aka gPhone is finally out. The big news is that it is the first to run Android, which I shared my thoughts on a few months ago. Now that the press has been all over it, here are my observations: App Store The fact that there is no company (yet) […]

The Winner For Most Embedded Is: SQLite

So the format war of Blue-ray vs. HD-DVD is over. There are still several other rather significant battles going on in the tech world right now that aren’t Microsoft vs. Apple or Yahoo vs. Google. For example: Adobe Air vs. Mozilla Prism vs. Microsoft Silverlight Google Gears vs. HTML5 Offline support Android vs. iPhone SDK […]

Google For iPhone

There’s been a lot of talk today about Google’s launch of it’s services optimized for the iPhone. It got me thinking. Is it really about the iPhone? Or is it about mobile standards based browsers (WebKit in particular). What I’m talking about is Android, who coincidentally also uses WebKit. Call be crazy, but Google’s launch […]

Android SDK Released

We knew it was coming, and it’s now here. I haven’t looked at it too closely, but a few things I’ve noticed: Yet another XML UI? Clearly it’s becoming a popular way to do things, but do we need so many? XUL, MXML, XAML, now Android? Surely there must be another way. XUL as a […]

The Illusive Gphone

So the illusive Gphone is finally announced, but not as a phone but an alliance. One should note it coincides very nicely with last months announcement of Firefox Mobile becoming a priority. Firefox has a nice share of the Linux browser market. Extending it to mobile seems somewhat natural. A real win for developers. The […]