Siri was purchased by Apple and we have not heard much from them since. You can still download their application on their website although I’m not sure if it’s been updated. However, Siri’s technology is clearly innovative and extremely user friendly. So now it begs the question, will it make a resurgence?
Can the Smartphone market sustain all the different platforms that currently exist or will the platforms be forced to converge? The most common view is that the platforms with the most applications will survive. Although, I tend to agree with that view, I think there will be another factor.
A public battle began between Apple and Adobe related to Flash support on the iPhone. What started with Apple putting terms in it’s Developer License Agreement that prohibit flash usage in iPhone apps, resulted in a top adobe developer telling Apple to “Screw off” and then a response by Mr. Jobs letting us know his thoughts on Flash. Ignoring the rumours that Apple is working on a Flash alternative themselves, I’d like to concentrate on the main points Mr. Jobs made and give you my thoughts.
So there is a lot of talk about how the future of the Smartphone technology and market is going to pan out. There are many thoughts on the subject and I’ll let you browse the net to find the popular ones. I’ll be honest I haven’t read them all mostly because I like to formulate my own opinions…
Finally some innovation has been brought into our midsts by Swype. An innovative new technology that aims to dramatically improve the virtual keyboard user experience.
Social networking is a growing trend and has been for some time now. But as social networking was on the rise so was mobile internet usage. It’s clear that mobile access to social networks is extremely key to their growth and will continue to be key for their continued success. But mobile access is not
A new RIM patent application suggests that by placing a proxy server on the device it could compress and transcode all network requests on the device thereby increasing speeds. This would obviously also have the added benefits by reducing the bandwidth usage per device which is useful to both RIM and Carriers. This would put
So the rumours for the next generation of the iPhone are starting now. According to PCWorld, the next generation iPhone will be dubbed iPhone 4G and will have: 5 Megapixel Camera (putting on par with the Nexus One) Updated Operating System with revamped App Store OLED Screen Video Chat Support Announced as early as May
Google has launched it’s Android 2.1 SDK this past monday allowing their development community to start supporting their Nexus One customers. That covers half of the problems that Nexus One users had. However, it seems that Google’s own Nexus One support woes continue with no end in site. So who do you call when you
According to PC World, it seems that Nexus One customers are trying to find support for their phones and are having a tough time finding it. Customers are going to point-of-sale (Google’s Phone Store) for support and that apparently has a 48 hour turnaround time, although I wasn’t able to find that guarantee on the