I feel like too many technology writers and mobile enthusiasts advertise the death of the PC. To me, nothing could be farther from the truth!
The advantage that Chinese wholesalers offer is that the big corporate expenses, the huge advertising budgets and the need to make 33% profit on each phone doesn’t exist. The result is access to Android smartphones much nearer to their production costs.
What might change in the smartphone ecosystem now that Facebook has targeted Google’s ecosystem with Home on Android? Potential trajectories inside!
We take a shot at uncovering the potential benefits and disadvantages for Android users should a third major platform emerge in the mobile ecosystem.
On this week’s Friday Debate, we ask: Is Facebook Home a good thing?
Is Facebook Home a danger for Google services available on Android devices, the kind of services that are essential to Google’s mobile money-making avenues?
Google’s messaging services are fragmented, so far. Babel should unify and sync messaging across platforms and devices, like iMessage and BBM and also do more.
As the nation goes crazy for faster and faster mobile data, carriers are running out of capacity. Now goes the hunt to find more wireless spectrum to push those Instagram photos, WhatsApp chats and Skype video-conferences on.
Is this new way of selling services a viable business for T-Mo? Will the no subsidy model spread in the US, or is it just a false alarm?
The story of travelling the world with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7, and how Google Now complements life on the road.