Category Archives: Cloud client SW platforms

Entry level Chrome OS based commercial and consumer products built on Rockchip RK3288-C SoC

Once you have regular security problems on your Windows 10 PC like me, and you are essentially already close to 100% using web applications only like me, than it is time to move over to the Chrome OS platform. And … Continue reading

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A year of healthy progress along Microsoft strategic ambitions

Microsoft Stock Price for the last 5 years — July 22, 2016: My earlier posts related specifically to this 3 years overall transition history: – Microsoft partners empowered with ‘cloud first’, high-value and next-gen experiences for big data, enterprise social, and mobility … Continue reading

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Microsoft and partners to capitalize on Continuum for Phones instead of the exited Microsoft phone business

With The Nokia phone business is to be relaunched via a $500M private startup with Android smartphones and tablets in addition to the feature phones for which manufacturing, sales and distribution, would be acquired from Microsoft by a subsidiary of Foxconn published … Continue reading

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Open Live Writer 0.5 to succeed the Windows Live Writer

To move back to Live Writer was an easy decision for me:– The Open Live Writer screen on my 15.6 inch notebook – The classic WordPress.com editing screen on my 15.6 inch notebook– The improved posting experience WordPress.com editing screen … Continue reading

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Android M) and its route to OEMs such as Xiaomi

Sept 29, 2015: Android 6.0 Marshmallow – Official Announcement of all features (Nexus Event 2015) – GIGA TECH in 8 minutes  Oct 6, 2015: The Top 3 new features highlighted for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the android.com/history Now On Tap Get assistance … Continue reading

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Smartphone market outlook and the MediaTek Helio X10 based Xiaomi Redmi Note 2/Prime launched for $125, $140 and $156

Let’s start with an extremely good presentation video by Mrwhosetheboss: And an actual experience video from Chinese sources (finished by comparing to iPhone 6): Aug 16, 2015, Xiaomi Today: Xiaomi sold 800,000 Redmi Note 2 phones in 12 hours Note that Xiaomi … Continue reading

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PC Market Trends

A comment from IDC brought ahead: “Competition from 2-in-1 devices and phones remains an issue“. In the notes to the IDC press release it is mentioned as well that “tablets with detachable keyboards [i.e. 2-in-1 devices] running either Windows or Android … Continue reading

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