Posted by Matt on September 8, 2010 ·
PC World – More people browsed the Internet last month with a device running Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS, instead of Linux. That’s a first for Apple, according to NetMarketShare, a firm that produces metrics on the market share of browsers, operating systems and search engines.
Yahoo! News: Linux/Open Source
Posted by Matt on August 25, 2010 ·
Samsung announced that it will be introducing a new Android tablet to battle the Apple iPad. They are also hoping that the success of the Samsung Galaxy S phones will have a positive impact on the new Android tablet. The rumours were confirmed on Tuesday, when Samsung released a teaser video and a website for the new tablet. There’s still not much info available about the product, but so far [...]
Posted by Matt on July 12, 2010 ·
Google Labs brought out something new: Android App Inventor. This piece of software is said to make it easy for everyone, weather you are professional programmer or just the plain old guy next door.
App Inventor has been tested in various schools in the United States for the past year. Google says that this new software helped people to start taking interest to programming. The Official Google Blog [...]
Posted by Matt on July 10, 2010 ·
We introduced Android 2.2 Froyo quite a while ago. And now the Android Developers Blog gave us some details about this cool new feature of Android 2.2!
Seems like we are no longer limited by the internal memory of the phone, since we are now able to put our apps on the phones external memory.
Their Developer Blog has a nice little paragraph about its good and bad sides:
The advantage of installing [...]
Posted by Rahul on June 14, 2010 ·
The Samsung Wave may have just hit the stores and Bada is still not ripe but Samsung is already planning to announce its successor, the Wave 2, along with a Wave 2 Pro, expecting to pack a QWERTY keyboard going by its name. Samsung is also planning to unveil the Omnia Pro 4, again expected to be powered by Windows Mobile OS, and there are wild guesses that it may be Samsung Mobile’s first Windows [...]
Posted by Rahul on June 6, 2010 ·
Android may be on the rise exponentially, but it still has a long way to go if it has to get anywhere near the market share of the iPhone OS.
9% of the smartphones under the survey ran Android OS, while 28% were running on iPhone OS. The leader in the smartphone market was the Research In Motion(RIM) Blackberry OS with 34%, while Windows mobile cam in third at 19%. RIM and Microsoft’s Operating [...]
Posted by Rahul on May 24, 2010 ·
While the spotlight is currently on Google’s latest version of Android OS,Froyo (version 2.2), there already is some talk going on about the next major upgrade for the operating system.Google revealed the name of the new version indirectly in an FAQ section,where a question regarding support of WebM and VP8 was being answered.Google said that it is planning to add WebM support in the Gingerbread [...]
Posted by Rahul on May 23, 2010 ·
HTC announced a new phone recently- the wildfire.
The device will operate on Android OS 2.1,Eclair,will use HTC’s Sense UI and have a 5 MP camera.
If you are already impressed,tone down expectation as this was the only part to be impressed with.
It sports a TFT capacitive touchscreen 3.2″ wide with a puny resolution of 240×320 (QVGA resolution) like the tattoo which is the lowest on [...]
Posted by Rahul on May 22, 2010 ·
Google has finally unveiled the next version of Android mobile operating system,version 2.2 codenamed “Froyo”.
New additions in this version are some of the most exciting and highly anticipated changes in any mobile OS.
1)Flash 10.1 support which Google claims will give butter smooth flash video playback,
2)Android phones as WiFi hotspots,
3)the new version being 2.5-5x [...]
Posted by Matt on May 22, 2010 ·
Thanks to a combination of unique styling and impressive specifications, the Motorola Backflip is one of the most appealing handsets to date from the manufacturer. Its key features include a five mega pixel digital camera, a combination of touchscreen technology and a flip out QWERTY keyboard (hence the name) and Wi-Fi Internet access.
The five mega pixel digital camera boasts a pixel resolution [...]
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