Archive for the ‘BlackBerry’ category

Now Playing: September 2012 Mobile Industry Announcements Marathon

October 4, 2012

Well, this September turned out to be a huge month for announcements in the mobile world.  We all have come to expect the Apple fall announcement, but now everyone seems to be getting into the act.  So in case you missed any of them, here they are all are, in date order.  With over eight hours of video, better grab plenty of that favorite caffeinated beverage.

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Mobile Device Emulators and Simulators

October 4, 2011
 Android Emulator

When developing code for mobile devices, it’s always good to test it out on the targeted device(s).  However, it’s not always convenient or cost-effective to have access to the real thing.  That’s where mobile device emulators and simulators come into play.

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Smartphone OS Proliferation: The Madness Has Stopped

September 4, 2011

Smartphone OS Enterprise Aug 2011

I did a rant blog entry in August of 2010 entitled Smartphone OS Proliferation: When Will The Madness Stop?  The answer may be now.  What a difference a year makes.
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4G Networks: Smooth Sailing or Rough Waters Ahead?

August 4, 2011

4g sailboat

 Everyone continues to be excited about the advances in mobile computing technology, and 4G is no exception.  Who wouldn’t want blazing wireless speeds that rival old-fashioned wired connections? (more…)

Media Tablets in the Enterprise: Consumerization of IT Strikes Again

June 4, 2011

media tablets tug-of-war

Well, Apple did it again. On April 3, 2010, they unleashed the iPad, a thin, sleek, tablet that has excited consumers around the world. It borrowed a lot from its little sibling, the iPhone, including compatibility with mobile applications in the Apple App Store. Just to give you some perspective, it took 74 days to sell one million iPhones. We know how that product revolutionized the smartphone industry. It took only 28 days to sell one million iPads. Simply amazing.
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What’s in Store For Mobility In 2011?

January 4, 2011

So here is my obligatory predictions for 2011.  While it is not a terribly profound list,  you may pick up a few interesting tidbits.   I could wait until CES is over, but what would be the fun in that?

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Smartphone OS Proliferation: When Will The Madness Stop?

August 4, 2010

Remember the days of the desktop/notebook world?  It was a much simpler time, with Microsoft as the dominant OS, a few (but fiercely loyal) Apple users and a small, die-hard Linux contingency.  There were more contenders, but I won’t mention their names, lest I be accused of living in the past.

Not so in the smartphone market.  While the desktop/notebook OS world converged, the smartphone OS world seems to be diverging.  And there doesn’t seem to be an end in site.
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