Monthly Archives: May 2013

Deep technical evangelism and development team inside the DPE (Developer and Platform Evangelism) unit of Microsoft

It is a fantastic gig – we’re working with developers, designers, and IT pros from across the industry – from the consumer to enterprise to startups to hobbyists – helping them create amazing next generation apps, build the frameworks that … Continue reading

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E-paper renaissance because of A4 format on a lighter, plastic substrate?

There is a nascent e-paper potential even with Onyx E430 Android 4.3″ E Ink phone [Charbax YouTube channel, May 13, 2013] promised for July 2013 delivery from Onyx International (with a 1GHz Cortex-A8 based SoC) having all of its 15+ … Continue reading

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New Nokia Asha platform for developers

This is a very throroughly designed platform with carefully defined Nokia Asha Design Guidelines providing all the details as well as a comprehensive set of tools supporting that. From Series 40 to Nokia Asha is giving advice about migrating earlier … Continue reading

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New Asha platform and ecosystem to deliver a breakthrough category of affordable smartphone from Nokia

… by bringing premium experience to the entry-level smartphone market:Update: In H2 CY12 we will witness whether it is possible to create a stable “bottom” smartphone segment with this exceptional added value on really bottom hardware or not!The Nokia offensive … Continue reading

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Intel CEO (Krzanich) and president (James) combo to assure manufacturing and next-gen cross-platform lead

Update: excerpts from Intel’s CEO Presents at Annual Shareholder Meeting Conference (Transcript) [Seeking Alpha, May 17, 2013] Andy D. Bryant – Chairman of the Board: In his most recent role as Chief Operating Officer, Brian [Krzanich] led an organization of … Continue reading

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Nokia’s non-Windows crossroad

Update: 3” display with 240 x 320 pixels, not AMOLED screen, 3.2 MP camera. More information:– New Asha platform and ecosystem to deliver a breakthrough category of affordable smartphone from Nokia [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, May 9, 2013] my composite post … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s SoC business future is questioned first time

Among the hits for simple ‘Qualcomm’ search between April 25 and 30 you will first time find headlines such as: Qualcomm And The Demise Of The Commodity Processor >>> Qualcomm’s profit hurt by competition from China >>> Qualcomm’s earnings outlook … Continue reading

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