Android

What to expect with Android 4.4.3

For many Android owners, the 4.4.3 update has yet to hit (though it is slowly rolling out -- when you will receive the update will depend upon your carrier and device). Although the new feature list isn't epic in length, what it brings to the table will have a lot of users happy... quite happy,… Continue reading What to expect with Android 4.4.3

Android

The Android update process is broken

Quick, grab all of your devices and check what release of Android they are using. Are they all the same? If so, consider yourself one in a million. The Android platform is plagued with numerous releases on numerous devices -- even the same devices from different carriers can suffer from different iterations of Android! Because… Continue reading The Android update process is broken

Apple, Mobile, Windows

Windows Phone will be a great success: carries are tired of Apple

Microsoft may gain a powerful set of partners to help Windows 8 become a success - AT&T and Verizon Wireless, who need leverage against Apple's onerous demands for subsidies for every iPhone the carriers sell. AT&T and Verizon are both eying Windows Phone as the Smartphone platform they can promote to push back against Apple… Continue reading Windows Phone will be a great success: carries are tired of Apple

Mobile

My Top 5 stories of 2011 in mobile tech

2011 was an explosive one for the mobile industry. The industry was rife with action, growth, progress, conflict, winners, and losers. We saw the birth of the Android tablet; the rebirth of the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms; the death of webOS-based phones and tablets; the failed AT&T-T-Mobile merger; and all sorts of industry… Continue reading My Top 5 stories of 2011 in mobile tech

Android, iPhone, Mobile, Windows

iOS and Android: Is there any possibility for a Windows Phone to be third major player?

We know that Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Both are real blockbusters, and we don’t need to find any reason why they can't simultaneously thrive for years to come. At the moment, with WebOS undergoing an open-source reboot and RIM's next-generation BlackBerry OS apparently nowhere near completion, only one other phone platform has an immediate… Continue reading iOS and Android: Is there any possibility for a Windows Phone to be third major player?