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Aug 6, 2010

Mobile Spoon Feeding for the weekend

Weekend is here and i figured you may be interested in some of the interesting mobility stories I could find over the blogsphere. Enjoy!


Android strong in Consumer Reports' smartphone ratings
Consumer Reportslatest smartphone ratings are in Septembers issue of the magazine (you know, those things made out of wood pulp), and eight Android phones made the "Recommended"list. And Android made ...

HP CEO resigned amidst sexual harassment allegations
This is not how you want to start your weekend. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that HP CEO Mark Hurd has resigned, effective immediately, due to sexual-harassment allegations. In a statement, M...

Is This the First Asus Windows Phone 7 Device? [Unconfirmed]
What we know: Asus is making a Windows Phone 7 handset . This Asus-branded phone looks like it's running Windows Phone 7 . Ergo, this is an Asus Windows Phone 7 device. Right? Well... maybe. Mo...

Android &mystery battery drains: things we wont miss with Windows Phone 7
[ Okay, we're doing it. We're call out Android a bit here to serve as example of why their model can be bad for users.] Editorial: There's no doubt that Android is kicking butt these days, having ou...

BlackBerry Services Now Switched Off in Saudi Arabia [BlackBerry]
Ignoring RIM CEO Mike Lazardis' threat that this would lead to bigger things , the Saudi Arabian government went ahead and turned off the BlackBerry data services as of about 4am EST today. This has...

"Try Before You Buy" Section Added To App Store
Just a little FYI. You may notice a new section in the App Store next time you get on there: Try Before You Buy. This is where you'll find pay apps that have "lite" or timed demo versions. Of course, ...

PayPal Brings Their Android App Up To Speed With Their iPhone App
No matter how big your company is, maintaining platform parity — that is, keeping all of your apps functionally identical across multiple smartphone platforms — is tough work. Even Facebook can't se...

Windows Mobile U.S. market share drops below 10%; no one is shocked
File this under "duh"but for those who are wondering, Microsofts Windows Mobile 6.x has dipped below 10% in terms of market share in the U.S, according to NPD. To put that in perspective, a year and h...

WP7 Lacks HTML5 – NOT NEWS
Did you hear that Windows Phone 7 will not have HTML5? Holy no-shit Batman! It's circulating like it is news but if any of the writers were paying attention they'd know that Internet Explorer in WP7 i...

93% Of iPhone 4 Users Satisfied
ChangeWave have just done a major survey of iPhone 4 owners, and found that the majority are very happy with their handset, but not quite as many as loved their iPhone 3GS. Here are some of the intere...





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