Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nokia N9 UX [?Swipe?] on MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan

Update as of August 10, 2012: After acquiring the Qt commercial licensing business in March 2011 from Nokia, the Helsinki based, ~1000 people strong Digia, with 2011 sales of 121.9 million Euro,yesterday acquired all the rest of the Qt business from Nokia. More details … Continue reading

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A too early assesment of the emerging ‘Windows 8’ dev & UX functionality

Update on the recent craze in mass media to call the new era “post-PC” by Frank X. Shaw Microsoft Corporation [19 Aug 2011 3:37 PM]: Where the PC is headed: Plus is the New “Post” In the past year, and … Continue reading

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First-ever Israeli National Pavilion Set up at 2011 Computex Taipei

First-ever Israeli National Pavilion Set up at 2011 Computex Taipei [June 20] 12 Israeli companies jointly showcased their latest technologies, products in the first-ever “Israeli Pavilion” at the 2011 Taipei International Information Technology Show (Computex Taipei) held May 31-June 4 … Continue reading

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SOEs and state coexistence in China

– History (pre 2008) – Recent information from the government (2007-2011) – Current situation: mostly related to the China Mobile Major update: ‘Princelings’ take up key posts in China’s telcos [Feb 24, 2012] Sons of PM Wen and party propaganda chief … Continue reading

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China Mobile repositioning for TD-LTE with full content and application aggregation services, 3G [HSPA level] is to create momentum for that

Follow-up: – Good TD-LTE potential for target commercialisation by China Mobile in 2012 [July 13, 2011] See also: Mobile Internet (Aug’11) which is a total update on Aug 26, 2011 with a lot of additions to the original July 19, 2010 … Continue reading

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Acer repositioning for the post Wintel era starting with AMD Fusion APUs

Follow-Up (Aug 2, 2011): – Acer & Asus: Compensating lower PC sales by tablet PC push [March 29, 2011 with comprehensive update on Aug 2, 2011] which is showing serious technical and market problems with the original version of Honeycomb (particularly … Continue reading

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Metro styled new entertainment experience on Xbox 360

Although not mentioned in any of the press materials (see the excerpts below) Microsoft has shown a brand new Xbox 360 UX interface in its E3 keynote today. It is based on the same Metro design language as Windows Phone … Continue reading

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