In a not-so-surprising move, Google announced recently it's intention to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. This gives Google access to Motorola's treasured handset technology, and more importantly, their patents. But what does this mean for Samsung, HTC and other handset manufacturers that have invested billions of dollars into their Android handsets? Will they now … Continue reading Google Enters the Mobile Handset Business
It seems like it was just yesterday that Apple introduced the iPhone (and it's accompanying iOS Operating System). It was truly revolutionary and changed the smartphone market forever. And now, just a few short years later, and with the help (and bottomless pockets) of Google, the Android operating system has officially outpaced Apple's flagship as … Continue reading Android is Now the King of the Smartphones
This week, RIM announced the Blackberry Playbook - a sleek tablet with a 7 inch high resolution touchscreen, clearly designed to be a competitor to the Apple iPad. What's better? Where do I begin? To start, it comes with a dual-core processor. RIM claims that it will be the fastest tablet on the market. Some … Continue reading The Blackberry Playbook-a challenger to the iPad?
Last week, Research in Motion released the latest Blackberry model, the Torch, exclusively on the AT&T network. The Torch has a lot of pressure on it - it's no secret that RIM wants this device to be it's "iPhone Killer", and bring consumers back to the Blackberry platform. But will the Torch succeed? What has … Continue reading Blackberry Torch-iPhone “killer”, or just another Blackberry?
The rumor mill is still spinning wildly on this one. As you know, the iPhone is only available on the AT&T network. Like them or not, the general consensus is that their network simply isn't as robust at Verizon's. Add to that the recently launched iPad, AT&T customers may be in for even more data … Continue reading iPhone 4 is right around the corner — or will you wait for Verizon?
I have to admit - when Google announced their new ANDROID mobile operating system, I didn't pay too much attention to it. It was nice looking, but I didn't think there was enough "steam" behind the platform. And Google had a long, hard uphill battle against Blackberry, iPhone and even Windows Mobile. I hadn't even really looked into any of the Android-based devices. Until today.
Today, Apple announced over 100 new features coming to the next version of the iPhone operating system, version 4.0, including (finally) app folders to permit 2160 apps on your phone, support for smaller versions of iBooks, support for bluetooth keyboards, and, most importantly....MULTITASKING - which has been one of the biggest criticisms of the iPhone … Continue reading Apple announces over 100 new features coming for iPhone OS 4.0