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

Google, Mobile

Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility. Does it mean that Android will now become a little more exclusive?

Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility was all about the patents. Just as shopping at Prada is all about the necessity to own something that is black 🙂 If Google suddenly wants to be like Apple, what does that mean? Does it mean that its Motorola will produce beautiful Android phones for which people will pay… Continue reading Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility. Does it mean that Android will now become a little more exclusive?

IT Trends

People say: Is the PC dead?

IBM engineer Mark Dean, who helped design the first personal computer, recently proclaimed that the PC was dead. Also of note: Google some weeks ago bought Motorola Mobility, not a PC maker. Are you ready to trade in your desktop or laptop for a tablet or Smartphone? Some interesting thoughts from LI members bellow: «I… Continue reading People say: Is the PC dead?

Android, Mobile

Will Google-Motorola deal drive Microsoft toward HTC or Nokia?

Google buying Motorola Mobility is destined to cause a major shake-up in the Android ecosystem, but it’s also going to reverberate across the entire mobile space. In light of Apple’s success in vertical integration and Hewlett-Packard buying Palm, the Google-Motorola deal could now force Microsoft to buy out one of its hardware partners in order… Continue reading Will Google-Motorola deal drive Microsoft toward HTC or Nokia?