Monthly Archives: December 2010

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and 3.0 (Honeycomb)

All the speculations collected in my Beyond Android 2.1 [July 4] and Android 2.2 (Froyo) excitement is just the tip of the iceberg for the current Android momentum [July 9 – Sept 10] are now over as Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) … Continue reading

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Assuring HTML5 et al stability for developers à la Microsoft: splitting the evolving specifications into “site-ready” and “experimental” for the years coming

What is Microsoft’s approach to assure HTML5 et al stability when web developers are absolutely negative about that based on their previous experience? Microsoft’s answer came crystal clearly two days ago in a blog post quoted below. But before coming … Continue reading

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Pixel Qi and CPT alliance for sunlight readability

Could this alliance produce a screen which consumes only 0.5 watts in mono mode with backlight switched off and 1.25 watts in color, half of Pixel Qi’s current 2.5 watts, when the backlight switched on? Moreover a screen which is … Continue reading

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Hanvon – E-Ink strategic e-reader alliance for price/volume leadership supplementing Hanvon’s premium strategy mostly based on an alliance with Microsoft and Intel

Following the strategic alliance between Marvell, Pixel Qi and OLPC on extremely low-cost consumer devices specially built for the cloud there are other cloud related alliances aimed at mass produced clients with sun readability. One of them is the Hanvon … Continue reading

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Treesaver: an HTML[5], Javascript and CSS based universal platform for dynamic publications on the web

The overal initiative ended as you could see from below: A big move for me [Roger Black, May 10, 2013] (the last post on his blog) This summer, I am moving to Hong Kong. And I’m changing, after 25 years … Continue reading

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Windows 7 slates with a personal cloud based layered interface for touch-first HTML5 applications on the CES 2011

Microsoft to Announce New Slates Aimed at the iPad [Dec 13]: Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, is expected to  announce a number of these devices when he takes the stage at C.E.S., showcasing devices built by Samsung and Dell, among … Continue reading

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Intel’s industry position and prospects for years ahead

Follow-up: Intel: accelerated Atom SoC roadmap down to 22nm in 2 years and a “new netbook experience” for tablet/mobile PC market [April 17, 2011] Update:  Intel executive quits as smartphone biz falters [March 21, 2011]: (emphasis is mine) The Intel executive … Continue reading

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