ericschmidt

In a recent interview at Le Web Paris 2011, Eric Schmidt was asked why applications often release on iOS and then make their way into the Android Market. His answer? Complete smack talk. “My... prediction is that six months from now, you’ll say the opposite,” Schimdt was quoted as saying. And, like any good debater, Schmidt did not just speak his mind and not give any background reason...

currents

Google has been taking over and expanding in many different ways recently. Google Offers, Books, and Reader have become very popular recently. However, all but Google Reader has truly come to... the mobile platform. Therefore, Google has made it a goal to fix that. The recent rumors about a Flipboard competitor have finally come true. On Thursday, Google Currents went live in both the Android...

Windows-8-Start-Menu

I remember when years ago people were hoping that Linux would end Windows’ domination in the market place, especially with a crippled Apple at the beginning of last decade. Linux, an open... source OS, was our last chance for that happening, at least back then. But Microsoft made sure nothing would be threatening their monopoly, and over the years they made deals in such a way that manufactu...

invasion

Remember back on September 20, 2008, when Android was first released? At the time, no one owned a single Android device. Now, Google says that over 550,000 new Android... devices are activated every single day. Furthermore, a grand total of 200M+ Android devices exist in 137 countries, and in August of 2011, Canalys estimated that Android holds 48% of the smart phone market...

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One characteristic of the disruptive technologies, is that the old leaders of a market usually don’t even see them coming, because they are too focused on their own business,... on how they’ve always done things, and they hate the idea of a dramatic change in their business.

Over the past few years, it became clear that people enjoy more and more spending time playin...

kindle-fire-demand-surpasses-ipad

Just a week ago Apple was saying that Kindle Fire is no threat to them, but according to this survey and initial pre-orders for the Kindle Fire, I think it will be. The potential growth for... tablets is pretty huge – maybe not as huge as the one for smartphones, where most phones will become a smartphone, so like over 5 billion people will need one, but it’s still pretty big.<...

ios5-security-flaws

A few months ago there was a small trend for news regarding Android security breaches that I thought was way overhyped, but of course all those little non-news stories ran on all Apple related... sites and some major tech news sites.

If there’s a security flaw, I don’t mind it being uncovered. I think that’s actually great. There shouldn’t be security by obscurity...

Android will soon outnumber iOS

Undoubtedly gaining market share fast, Android will likely overtake its other competitors soon, especially Apple’s iOS platform....  This is a belief and expectation that many people share–especially Acer.

Speaking to Chinese newspaper United Daily News, Acer founder Stan Shih said that Android would soon prevail o...

HTC-Amaze-Vs-iphone-4s-4

HTC’s latest Android Superphone – the HTC Amaze is, in our opinion, a bit of an unknown device, but it’s packing specs that demand it be taken very seriously. In this piece,... we compare it to Apple’s latest – the iPhone 4S. Which one will come out on top?

Overview Amaze 4G

After posing for a nice little press shot back in late September, the HTC Am...