Archive for Mobile

Android and iOS battle it out

Android is gaining on iOS in terms of new smartphone sales. Nielsen’s latest smartphone market share survey from November of 2010 shows the iPhone is still #1 when it comes to smartphone market share. However, Android is now tied for 2nd place with RIM’s Blackberry.  That’s an increase of 6% from October 2010. 6%!!! What […]

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Gingerbread and the Nexus S

Gingerbread (Android 2.3) is the follow up to Froyo (Android 2.2).  Although a lot of phones are still waiting on Froyo updates (Sprint, are you listening?), the new Google Nexus S will have Gingerbread installed.   Gingerbread features the following (from the dev blog): Support for VP8 and WebM video and audio effects. VP8 is […]

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The avalanche of little green men…

Meet Andy Rubin with Google. Andy heads up the Android division. Andy has a twitter account, and you can follow him here. Andy is doesn’t tweet very often.  In fact, he *rarely* tweets. But last week, he tweeted this:     300,000 Android phones are activated each day. Holy Cow. That’s an incredible number.  Eric […]

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