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… →
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… →
iPhone users upgrade, Android/Blackberry/WM users don’t
Many people don’t give a second thought to the idea that you can upgrade your laptop or desktop computer to a newer operating system, even an OS from a different vendor, down the road. It’s a completely different story for mobiles. The roots of the problem are in the specialized hardware that mobiles have. The… →
How to Fix Chrome for Mac Broken Fonts
If your Google Chrome browser is acting awkward with fonts like in the picture (displays all “A” characters) instead of serif fonts or of all fonts, you may need to clean your Mac OS X Font Cache. Here’s how to do it.
Google Nexus One: what Motorola Droid should have been
Jason Chen of Gizmodo tried the Google Nexus One thanks to an anonymous source. As a result, new photos and a hands-on video surfaced. Chen said “You can call the design the antithesis of the Droid: smooth, curved, and light, instead of hard, square and pointy,” he said. “It feels long and silky and natural… →
Google "Nexus One" Android 2.1 Phone coming January 5, 2010
Two versions of Google phone were planned, Reuters reported, one to be subsidized through T-Mobile by contract and one unlocked version sold through Google’s website. The new Android based and Google branded phone could be launched as early as January 5, 2010. The phone will run Android 2.1…
Google Chrome vs. Safari
Everyone can finally download the public beta of Google Chrome for Mac. Many could think this is a piece of software that should only appeal to windows users, since they are the most subject to be unsatisfied by their Internet Explorer standard web experience, however there are reasons for you to try out Chrome even… →
Mobile Advertising Networks: Google purchases AdMob Inc.
AdMob is the world’s largest mobile advertising marketplace, offering solutions for discovery, branding and monetization on the mobile web. Mobile devices are a critical media platform and we are building the tools to let every business on earth leverage mobile. Google’s purchase of AdMob Inc. will make it the Internet’s largest mobile advertising company. The… →