Archive of posts filed under the NTTDoCoMo category.

Video: Google I/O – Android Market for Developers

If you are publishing content to the Android Market make sure to watch this video from Google I/O.

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Google I/O: Android news

Yestarday and today is Google I/O conference days. There are a lot of news from the conference and many updates to the Android ecosystem.
Here some stats from yestaday keynote:

400k Android devices activated daily
200k apps in Android Market
3.5 Billion apps downloads

Also there were many more news like the Android Accessories APIs which look very cool to [...]

Global smartphone market

Via afterdawn.com, an interesting data about global smartphone market:

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Mobile Application Store revenue share 90%, why not?

Yes you read right, the Mobile Application Store revenue share should be 90%. Japanese OEM/Operators are the best example to follow on this and soon or later it will happen elsewhere.
But why not sooner then later? Why not Nokia or Samsung just on this and beat everyone else on competing in the Application Store revenue [...]

AAS Insight 119 podcast

Via AllAboutSymbian, the AAS Insight 119 podcast is available.

7 new Symbian (MOAP-S) phone on NTT DOCOMO
Q1 figures from Gartner with a few thoughts from the team
Ovi Maps 3.04 – new features discussion
Google Latitude API and discussion on future of location services
Ewan and Steve on the X6 (Steve’s X6 review: part 1 and part 2)

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Mobile App Stores are wallet garder silos?!

After my previous post, Mobile App Stores 70/30 revenue split too little, is it a cartel?, Andrea posted a message on twitter which is a very well known issue for long time for anyone in the mobile space. Before there were carriers/operators that were the gate to get mobile content now OEM have been added [...]

Mobile App Stores 70/30 revenue split too little, is it a cartel?

This interesting post at IntoMobile is saying that 70/30 % revenue split is too low. The strange thing is that there is little to no competition between all mobile Application Stores on revenue share. Really strange, no? It’s very unusual that this is not discussed widely in the mobile industry. It would be normal to [...]

Device Central profiles update #5 available

Via Mariam, Device Central profiles update #5 is available. It includes many profiles including:

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic
Nokia 5630 XpressMusic
Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Flash Lite 3.1
Nokia E52
Nokia N86 8MP
Nokia N97
Samsung I8910 HD

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Innovations, Nokia or Apple?

This is a great article and shows who is the leader in mobile!
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Adobe and Industry Leaders Establish Open Screen Project

Adobe today announced the Open Screen Project, supported by a group of industry leaders.

“The Open Screen Project is working to enable a consistent runtime environment — taking advantage of Adobe® Flash® Player and, in the future, Adobe AIRâ„¢ — that will remove barriers for developers and designers as they publish content and applications across desktops [...]

Nokia N78 hands-on video

Via AllAboutSymbian, Rafe has posted a video review of the Nokia N78.
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How Mobile Game Developers Avoid The Carrier’s Deck In Japan, use Flash Lite

Via MocoNews, at the Game Developer Conference, David Collier from Pikkle explained how to use Flash Lite to monetize without the need to be on operator’s deck.

“He said by using Flash, the developers won’t have to tweak an application for every phone because it runs in the browser which are fairly standard. And because it’s [...]

Devices with Flash Lite Pre-installed Spreadsheet updated

Bill updated hos pdf document with the list of Flash Lite enabled phones.
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Flash Lite and Japanese handsets

Scott posted some information about Japanese handsets running Flash Lite 3 (handsets manuals)

Some of the devices run Symbian and here some information about Symbian OS sales for Japan. Also I am interested in leardning more about the Japanese handsets market especially for Flash Lite and also for WURFL, since there are plans to include Japanese [...]