Posts From Scott Webster
After eclipsing Symbian, iOS, and RIM, Android shows no sign of letting up. Where will it stop? One expert believes that number is somewhere around 80 percent.
McAfee has put together a little infographic earlier this week to let you users know just how easily your personal information can be compromised should you lose your phone. According to them, people just don’t “get” how serious an issue mobile security is and that folks tend to tune out whenever the subject is brought up. So how does McAfee get your attention? Take a prison visit, Scared Straight tactic and hit you in the face with facts.
We just got word from one of our guys that the launch date for the Thunderbolt has slipped a few days. Originally expected on the 24th, it has now been given the green light for February 28th.
MediaMall Technologies, Inc. announced earlier today that it now officially supports Android devices for their PlayOn service! The free software is available to handsets and tablets running 2.2 and higher and allows for streaming of online video and media. This means you get mobile access to awesome stuff like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Video on Demand as well as content from TBS, CBS, PBS, CNN, Comedy Central…
Alright so you’ve finally heard enough about this Android thing and decided to look into developing your killer app. Or maybe you’ve done some tinkering before but just don’t know how to take things up a notch. What do you do? We’ll tell you. Check out Coding Green Robots, the new internet television show aimed at all levels of Android development.
Motorola has put together a very handy reference chart for the three versions of the upcoming XOOM tablet. Three? Yep, there are GSM, CDMA, and WiFi flavors to choose from although the radio is the only difference we can spot between them.
The official RSS client from Google adds some nifty widgets into the latest release. While it works on all devices running 1.6 and above, the widgets need 2.2 devices to work.
Huawei fills in the blanks for their two new Android devices, the IDEOS X3 smart phone and S7 Slim tablet.
Starting around April of this year and continuing through the first quarter of next year (Q1 ’12), we’ll have more smart phones and tablets from the PC giant.
For the all the great stuff to come out of the Sony Ericsson camp these last few weeks, one thing we’ve yet to hear about is a tablet. And since they’ve turned things around in terms of Android smart phones, we’d expect they will use the platform for tablets too. According to Engadget, that’s exactly what they’re doing.
Now we have a price to go with the specs. All we’re looking for now is a release date. Care to share, Sanjay?
Worried that Motorola might consider hedging their bets? Don’t be. The company is in love with Android and doesn’t need to look beyond the platform.
T-Mobile is adding a pair of low-cost Android phones to their growing lineup. At less than $75 (with 2 year agreement), these should sway users away from feature phones.