This question has been circling the internet for months and is still being asked today on numerous blogs and websites. Should RIM have chosen Android and not acquired QNX for their next generation operating system? Why would RIM build from scratch rather than use a proven and popular platform? Did RIM make the wrong decision making it unsuccessful today?
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…
Apple has removed upwwards of 5000 applications from it’s AppStore and the move is not that far fetched if you consider the possible future of Apple
So during his keynote speech on Jan 27, Steve Jobs took a little time before introducing the iPad to talk about some recent highlights of their business. You can see my thoughts on the iPad here. He talked about how Apple has now sold 250 million iPods since it’s release in 2001, how they have
For you faithful followers, it’s been a long time since I posted a blog. I’ve been busy with personal stuff plus I’m starting to want to focus on useful and insightful blogs rather than just the usual mumbo jumbo. And then Mr. Jobs announced his latest product and now I have to write about it.
So Kodak has sued Apple and RIM over IP infingment. Kodak states that it’s been talking with both Apple and RIM for some time to resolve this amicably but since that didn’t work, they decided to sue. The patent in question is related to a method of previewing images in a mode that enables quick
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