Monthly Archives: September 2011

$199 Kindle Fire: Android 2.3 with specific UI layer and cloud services

Follow-up: Kindle Fire with its $200 price pushing everybody up, down or out of the Android tablet market [Dec 8, 2011] Suggested preliminary reading (although the 7″ Kindle Fire has an IPS screen, the 10″ coming in 2012 may have the … Continue reading

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Pixel Qi’s second investment round concluded by the 3M investment

Preceding information (essential reads): – Pixel Qi’s first big name device manufacturing partner is the extremely ambitious ZTE [Feb 15, 2011, latest update: June 3, 2011] – Pixel Qi and CPT alliance for sunlight readability [Dec 22, 2010, latest update: June … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Metro style Apps + initial dev reactions

With this style of apps there is a clear platform diagram: but there is no similar kind of diagram for the structure of the applications themselves, although that structure is absolutely different from the ones we are familiar with in … Continue reading

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Windows 8: the first 12 hours headlines and reports

After  A too early assesment of the emerging ‘Windows 8’ dev & UX functionality [June 24, 2011] we came to an as full disclosure as possible by the keynote of the BUILD conference. Here are the very first (12 hours) … Continue reading

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Pre-Commerce and the Consumerization of IT

Follow up (very much suggested reading): – Social media based global product management [Sept 13, 2011] IDC 2011 Video: Closing the Consumerization Gap[July 12, 2011] In this recording, Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst of IDC, discusses the results … Continue reading

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The high-end Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) marketing

HTC Unveils HTC TITAN And HTC Radar Smartphones [HTC press release, Sept 1, 2011] HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today hosted a series of consumer meet-ups in London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin to unveil its … Continue reading

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