Via Techcrunch, Google just announced a new smartphone, the Nexus 4 and two new tablets, Google Nexus 7 and Google Nexus 10.
Interesting new devices with some great improvements including NFC.
So finally Apple announced the iPad mini. It’s a direct competition to other tablets such as the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7. Funny how Apple arrived to the tablet size after denying such tablet size as valuable. Anyone who reads books on tablet knows that the 7″ size is a perfect fit, [...]
I am really looking forward to see whats coming out this month from Microsoft and Apple. Apple needs a competitor to Amazon Kindle HD and Microsoft needs to get into the post PC era with a tablet. Google Galaxy new mobile phones are in the works too.
So some very interesting competition is in the works [...]
I have been re-elected Adobe Community Professional, thanks to Adobe. I think this is my 7th time since 2005!
Wow pretty cool !
Adobe released AIR 3.2 SDK and runtime. The update is available on the Google Play (aka Android Market) for Android devices.
I have already updated my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
Via EngadgetMobile, looks like mobile application usage is exploding since over the holidays there were more than 1 Billion downloads on the various mobile application stores.
These are impressive numbers but also pose a challange for developers. On one side is a great opportunity but on the other is a very difficult business to be in.
Here is a surprising news from Adobe, they are closing development for Flash on Mobile browsers. Finally! Why I say finally? Because there are no developers who are targeting the mobile browser with Flash, cannot make money with it!
I have always mentioned this to developers, how do you make money from Flash withing a mobile [...]
When Apple launched the iPhone I made a post about Apple becoming a Mobile Content Network Operator. History reapeats itself!
I think Amazon Kindle Fire might be the same idea. The secret behind the iPhone success is iTunes! iTune has been the platform that lead Apple to drive all paying customers into the iPhone/iPad era. Yes, [...]
Via IntoMobile, yestarday Google has its quaterly earnings and showed some interesting statistics about Android:
550000 activated devices per day
250000 apps in Android Market
Also here some more infos:
The official number of Android applications in the market is 250,000 – this doesn’t include third-party app stores
There have been over 6 billion application downloads from the Android Market [...]
Today I installed the 3rd App Store on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
Amazon Appstore (this is why it might make sense)
Will try to make a video on the last 2 app stores.
Why would you want to have 3 app stores on your device? Well many times app store have promotions on premium contnet [...]
I was looking around for information about publishing AIR Mobile content for Android in the Amazon Appstore and found a good post on the Adobe blog.
So I gave it a try and got into command line issues, but finally I figure out the details. Key to make everything work on the Amazon Appstore is that [...]