Tag: OS

RIM Unveils Two More BlackBerrys To Its Lineup

RIM Unveils Two More BlackBerrys To Its Lineup

| November 15, 2011 | Reply

Today, Research In Motion (RIM) announced two new devices that will join their BlackBerry lineup. The company showed off the BlackBerry Bold 9790, which looks to be a compact version of the Bold 9900, and the BlackBerry Curve 9380, which resembles a smaller version of the Torch while also sharing similarities with the Storm. The […]

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Leaked Blackberry Image Appears to be First BBX OS Phone

Leaked Blackberry Image Appears to be First BBX OS Phone

| November 15, 2011 | Reply

RIM announced its plan to develop BBX, a new mobile operating system, last month at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco. Their BBX OS converges QNX, the OS behind the BlackBerry Playbook, and BlackBerry OS, which runs on current BlackBerry smartphones. The OS will be designed to run on devices with large screens and […]

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Windows Market Share Dips In October, Mac Gains Again

Windows Market Share Dips In October, Mac Gains Again

| November 2, 2011 | Reply

The other day while sitting in Caribou Coffee looking around the room there was about a 50-50 split between macs and pc’s that people had been working on. During a discussion about market share, OS security and advantages or disadvantages of owning one OS over the other, I made a comment that globally, Apple shared […]

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Introducing Galaxy Nexus [Video]

Introducing Galaxy Nexus [Video]

| October 19, 2011 | Reply

Now that Google and Samsung have unveiled the Galaxy Nexus smartphone and Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, the Android community is filled with excitement. Not long after the live stream of the announcement event ended, a cool promo video of the Nexus appeared on YouTube. If you missed our live blog outlining the details […]

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus (Prime) Announcement Postponed

Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus (Prime) Announcement Postponed

| October 7, 2011 | Reply

This weekend was poised to be an unconventional one for Android aficionados everywhere – Most were actually eager for it pass quickly, due to the ensuing Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Samsung Galaxy Nexus (or Nexus Prime, depending on who you talk to) announcement that was scheduled for the upcoming Tuesday. Now, with the latest news, it’s looking […]

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Android’s Market Share Widens Over Apple, Will Shrink Soon Right?

Android’s Market Share Widens Over Apple, Will Shrink Soon Right?

| October 6, 2011 | Reply

Comscore is one of the companies that is pretty good at research and putting out numbers for that research. For a while now they have tracked the market share of mobile OS devices. This quarter sees growth that has been pretty typical of the past few quarters. Apple has a small gain, Android has a […]

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Samsung And Google Have Something Planned For Oct. 11th, Nexus Prime Release Date To Be Announced With Ice Cream Sandwich?

Samsung And Google Have Something Planned For Oct. 11th, Nexus Prime Release Date To Be Announced With Ice Cream Sandwich?

| September 28, 2011 | Reply

Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt doesn’t like the name Ice Cream Sandwich for the newest version of Android OS set to release in the next couple months. Eric does like new shiny Nexus phones to release new OS’s on though. This time, Samsung and Google want you to “get a look at what’s new from Android”. […]

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Amazon Announces New Kindles. The Kindle Touch, Touch 3g and Fire.

Amazon Announces New Kindles. The Kindle Touch, Touch 3g and Fire.

| September 28, 2011 | Reply

Amazon’s press event just wrapped up and the details about the new Kindles has become official. I am not sure anyone expected four new e-readers but they are here. I guess I shouldn’t say new Kindles as the original has gone down in price to $79. That’s a great price if all you want is […]

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Intel & Samsung Backing New Linux-Based Mobile OS

Intel & Samsung Backing New Linux-Based Mobile OS

| September 28, 2011 | 2 Replies

Intel and Samsung are joining forces, backing the development of a new operating system for smartphones and other devices. The new platform, Tizen, is Linux-based and being developed by both the LiMo Foundation and the Linux Foundation. According to the two foundations, the Tizen platform is an open-source, standards-based software platform that supports multiple devices including smartphones, […]

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Windows 8 Wants To Show You That You Are Excited About It And They Will Compete With Android Tablets [Infographic]

Windows 8 Wants To Show You That You Are Excited About It And They Will Compete With Android Tablets [Infographic]

| September 27, 2011 | Reply

In this infographic it looks like Windows 8 will have some success. One of the more interesting facts in this is that it appears people want a Win8 tablet more than an Android tablet. Mind you most of the data is from fanbois. I would most likely use a windows based tablet more than an […]

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