How to Sync (synchronize) iPhone and Mac OS X Address Book with Android, Windows Phone 7, Nokia through Google’s GMail

If you’re like me, you may have iPhones, Android, Symbian and Windows Phone 7 devices hanging around. So you got a new Android or Windows Phone 7 device and want to transfer your existing address book as is on your iPhone or Mac with all your contacts to your new smart phone. Assuming hat you […]

Android Marketshare Tops iPhone

Google’s Android mobile platform just stepped ahead of Apple’s iPhone among smartphone subscribers.  That’s what the latest figures from from comScore‘s mobile phone trending research are showing for November 2010.  Although both platforms trail BlackBerry’s 33.5% market share, Android jumped more than 6% to secure 26% of the market while the iPhone grew just 0.8% […]

RIM vs. Android vs. iPhone: Q3/2010 sales, market share, desirability percentages emerge from recent studies by comScore, Nielsen and Gartner

Nathan Becker from the Dow Jones Newswires reports that for the three-month period ended in October, Blackberry-maker RIM again had the biggest market share at 35.8%, according to comScore Inc. But that was down 3.5 percentage points from the prior three-month period. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone operating system remained at No. 2, gaining 0.8 point to […]

If Apple is the new IBM, then Google is the new Microsoft?

Google Search, Google Ads, Google Phones, Google Browser, Google Netbooks, Google Tablets, Google TVs, then what? Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering for Google, suggested during Google I/O conference that Google’s entrance into the mobile phone market was a move meant to directly oppose the likes of Apple and its tightly controlled iPhone platform. “If […]

The great tablet catch-up

It doesn’t matter if people understand your business model or not… if you sell a million of anything in 28 days, the competition will soon be clawing to get into the game. Apple is seeing some potential for competition. The other tablets are coming in a few classes of devices. Several models will run Windows […]

Rhodes vs. Titanium, Round 2

I wrote an introductory post a while back that gave a brief overview of the three main cross-platform mobile development frameworks. At that time, Rhodes was definitely the leading solution in terms of features and support of several different platforms, while Titanium was still in a pre-release state and presented an uncertain future in terms […]

Starting with Titanium and Android

Appcelerator Titanium is one of the 3 cross-platform mobile frameworks (the other 2 are Rhodes and PhoneGap). Similar to PhoneGap, it exposes devices capabilites through Javascript and you write your app using HTML, CSS and of course, Javascript. What really sets Titanium apart is its user interface API: you can use Javascript to create table […]

Mobile Apps cross-platform development challenge: PhoneGap vs. Titanium vs. Rhodes

What is the best cross-platform mobile framework out there? Let’s take a look at the main three competitors. First of all, cross-platform compatibility is all about compromising on the native look, feel and features of devices. Therefore, if you’re looking into creating a 3D game or an interactive, multimedia, animated app, you’re looking in the […]