Tag Archives: Apple

The Apple Tablet & Internet Hype

Over the past 2 weeks or so the tech news websites have been all the rage about two things: Google’s Nexus One and Apple’s tablet computer. The Nexus One exists, people have seen it, handled it, taken pictures of it, written reviews on it. Apple’s tablet however continues to be nothing more than rumor. Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “Google Phone”

Over the weekend, what many people have been touting as “the Google phone” became real (Engadget article). Or at least it seems that way. While many people are arguing if 1) this is actually the Google phone and 2) if this phone can even bring relevance to the mobile industry, I want to share some of my thoughts. Continue reading

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Thoughts on the "Google Phone"

Over the weekend, what many people have been touting as “the Google phone” became real (Engadget article). Or at least it seems that way. While many people are arguing if 1) this is actually the Google phone and 2) if this phone can even bring relevance to the mobile industry, I want to share some of my thoughts. Continue reading

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iPhone vs. Droid, Consumer Wins

I’ve been reading a lot about the Verizon’s new smartphone, the Motorola Droid. You’ve probably have seen the iDon’t commercials from Verizon about all the things the Droid does that the iPhone doesn’t do. And we’re seeing a small uptick in online flame wars on Droid versus iPhone. The fanboys have certainly been out in force so I want to take a look at things from a broader perspective because with the Droid, Motorola has shown that Android should be taken seriously. Continue reading

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Why Apple Should Fear (But Also Embrace) Google

And with that in mind, there is this one simple fact: mobile application developers can survive without Apple and it’s iPhone. The did for years before there was an iPhone. With more mobile platforms now than before, a mobile application developer has a lot of choices: Android, Windows Mobile, Palm’s WebOS, and even Symbian. What Apple can’t do is support the App Store without it’s application developers. Continue reading

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Could the iPhone Google Voice Fiasco Help Android?

The issue here is that (currently) the iPhone is pretty much the most popular phone in the world, making it a very hot platform to develop for. Getting an application into the iPhone App Store means millions of potential customers. While Android currently doesn’t have the same numbers, it does have the possibility to have better numbers if a few high profile devices with some powerful hardware. Keep in mind also, that Motorola has latched on to Android with a furocious passion and they move a lot of handsets. Android has tremendous potential to take off, though it might take another year or two before it really becomes a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading

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