Android

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Technology

My Smartphone Journey: From Donut to Lollipop!

Way back late in 2007 I had this excellent Nokia phone – the Nokia Classic 3110.  It was a black phone with the QWERTY keyboard and a nice bright screen.  The two features I loved were – the camera and the music functionality.  In those small cell phones of yonder, these were

17 Mar 15 2 min read
Technology

Half of Instagram’s 100 mn users now use Android!

The power of Android phones vs iPhones (and others) is visible from how Android powered phones have made Instagram so pervasive.  Instagram recently said in its blog post [http://blog.instagram.com/post/47035276788/instagram-for-android-one-year-later-one-year] that half of all the Instagram’s 100 mn users are using Android. > One year

04 Apr 13 2 min read
Technology

Samsung launches a new mobile OS: Tizen

As Firefox enters the market for smartphones OS, there are more entering the fray as well.  Now, Samsung has come out with Tizen.  LG recently bought WebOS from HP as well, albeit purportedly for their TVs. Tizen builds on MeeGo and LiMo to create a new experience OS for Mobile.

28 Feb 13 2 min read
Technology

Android vs iPhone’s iOS is Windows vs Mac OS all over again!

iPhone was the first real smartphone in the world and extremely user friendly.  The Geeks and the tech-lovers have until now been swooning over every new version.  Those who love the breakaway technical excellence know that iPhones have been the winners. But, recently Android has gained 75% market share [http:

23 Jan 13 2 min read
Technology

Windows real share of Total Computing OS is only 20%!

Thank you!  Thanks, Goldman Sachs for saying something that I have been saying for long.  Computing has to be viewed by including smartphones as well!  Because you know what?Tomorrow’ Computers will be based on Today’s Smartphones and NOT on today’s PC! The sooner the hardware and software

13 Dec 12 3 min read
Technology

Is Google already testing its Android 5.0 version Key Lime Pie?

Google’s 4.2 version of Android Jelly Beans has just become official, and it is already getting ready to unveil its next version – 5.0 Key Lime Pie. In fact the rumor is that [http://www.androidauthority.com/android-5-0-0-key-lime-pie-running-sony-lt30i-apparently-spotted-nenamark-benchmarks-132570/] one device may be testing it as we speak: Sony

28 Nov 12 1 min read
Technology

Android is the Clear King of the Smartphones Market

Here are two tables [http://marketingland.com/september-smartphone-market-once-again-the-apple-android-show-25778?utm_source=pluspost&utm_medium=plus&utm_campaign=stream] which tell the story of smartphones market share – specially in case of Operating systems.  This assumes importance since Microsoft has come out with its new Operating System called Windows 8.  Many proclaim it

02 Nov 12 1 min read
News

India’s $45 tablet – Aakash – succeeds commercially

The low cost tablet from the Indian Government seems to have been a rather unusual success.  In just two weeks of the launch, the sales topped 1.4 million units [http://www.zdnet.com/news/indias-47-aakash-tablet-tops-14-million-sales-in-two-weeks/6335693?tag=search-results-rivers;item0] ! Now, the tablet is being used by Universities for their

31 Jan 12 1 min read
Business

Android versus iPhone – Getting Google right

The future of computing is heavily dependent on the present and near term of the phone world.  And in this space, it seems that Android is the one which is leading the space in terms of how many phones are adapting the operating system.  But is Google really a winner

18 Feb 11 2 min read

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