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Sailfish Mobile OS Demo by Jolla’s CEO Marc Dillon

04/04/2013, After CeBIT in Germany, I went to Finland to meet a few of the very talented technology companies that this country has produced. In Helsinki, I met with Marc Dillon, CEO, Jolla, and one of the four co-founders of this startup which is building the next...

BlackBerry 10 OS Features Overview

01/30/2013, RIM, now officially called BlackBerry, has officially announced BlackBerry 10. And it definitely has some pretty nifty features that made us say “wow.”  The best new features are the new navigation called “BlackBerry Flow“,...

Samsung Bada OS to take open source route?

09/20/2011, Samsung was certainly bold when they decided to venture into the world of mobile operating systems with the Bada OS a couple of years ago, and sad to say it did not really take off as much as the suits at Samsung would have liked – I presume this is...

China’s Baidu displays new mobile OS

09/02/2011, We first heard that Baidu might be making their way into the mobile operating system market more than a year ago, and with the top search engine on China developing their very own Web browser, here is the latest on Baidu Inc. – it seems that the...

Moogle and the Future of Mobile

08/15/2011, This morning, we covered the unexpected acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+) compared to the market value of Motorola Mobile on the previous day. Mobile technology is currently THE hot business topic with...

MeeGo 1.1 for Smartphones Demoed at MeeGo Conference

11/16/2010, MeeGo, the smartphone and embedded operating system developed by Nokia and Intel, is now in version 1.1 and was shown off at the MeeGo Conference in Dublin on an Aava smartphone hardware running on Intel’s Moorestown processor. According to...

Android market share makes a quantum leap

11/10/2010, Why do you think that Google’s Android operating system has made such a splash in the world, eating up market share like nobody’s business despite being fragmented across multiple handsets from different manufacturers? According to...

Android is tops in US smartphone market share

08/02/2010, When it comes to market share of smartphones, Android has taken top spot, overtaking BlackBerry and iPhone sales in the process. According to Canalys, when you take into account the sales figures from HTC, Motorola and other smaller Android producers, it...

Android platform gains more market share

07/08/2010, The smartphone market in the US is slowly growing, and in the latest quarter, the Android platform actually gained market share, while all the other top 5 rivals conceded ground to Google’s open source operating system. For those who love trivia,...

Samsung looks to the future with Bada platform

06/04/2010, Samsung seems to have high hopes for their Bada platform, where the company hopes to ship around 15 million Bada-powered devices later this year, and hope to touch the magical 50 million mark by the end of next year. No idea on whether those lofty goals...

Microsoft to announce Windows Mobile 7?

01/22/2010, It seems as though Microsoft is ready to announce a release date for its Windows Mobile 7 operating platform. Rumor has it that the software itself will be available to Microsoft’s handheld hardware partners come this September, which would...