Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nokia Lumia (Windows Phone 7) value proposition

Follow up: – Nokia World 2011 videos on YouTube NokiaConversations channel [Oct 26 — Nov 20, 2011] – ST-Ericsson NovaThor SoCs for future Windows Phones from Nokia [Nov 3, 2011] – Designing smarter phones–Marko Ahtisaari (Nokia) and Albert Shum (Microsoft) [Nov 23, … Continue reading

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TI’s OMAP4460 in Samsung GALAXY Nexus with Android 4.0

Updates: Samsung cuts LTE chip cost by half, ABI Research teardown reveals [Feb 7, 2012] The Samsung Galaxy Nexus made a big impact on the market in December 2011, thanks to its sleek design, new Android OS (Ice Cream Sandwich) … Continue reading

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TD-SCDMA: US$3B into the network (by the end of 2012) and 6 million phones procured (just in October)

Updates: China government not expected to issue TD-LTE operating license for the time being [Jan 16, 2012] While China Mobile has been actively promoting TD-LTE, the China government is not expected to issue a TD-LTE operating license to China Mobile … Continue reading

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Microsoft and jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap

Updates: PhoneGap, Cordova, and what’s in a name? [March 19, 2012] – PhoneGap for Windows Phone Dissected [Dec 19, 2011] – Tombstoning with PhoneGap for Windows Phone 7 (and KnockoutJS) [Oct 24, 2011] A few weeks back I wrote a blog post about how … Continue reading

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The accelerated Adobe strategy for HTML5 et al

Adobe Announces Agreement to Acquire Nitobi, Creator of PhoneGap [Adobe press release, Oct 3, 2011] Open Source HTML5 Mobile App Platform Accelerates Adobe’s HTML5 and Web Standards Strategy At its MAX 2011 technology conference, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) today … Continue reading

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Qualcomm is very close to getting the HTML5 web apps performance and feature set to rival that of native OS apps

OnQ: Delivering Better Web Experiences for Snapdragon S3 Mobile Processors [Sy Choudhury, Director of Product Management, Web Technologies, Oct 10, 2011] Sy Choudhury, Director of Product Management for Qualcomm, demonstrates how our web optimizations can enhance the overall web browsing … Continue reading

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Plane to Line Switching (PLS) screen technology (Samsung)

Crisis Message of Aug 29, 2015 from Hunbiased: Immigration which I very much felt to share here before anything else of my own: “ Immigration is *the* topic in the news in Hungary. It’s what all newscasts lead with and it’s … Continue reading

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