So it seems that Apple is going to reject all those applications that are built using an application generator. I have written on the subject in the past and I found it a fantastic idea, and I still think that is the case. Jason Kincaid of Techcrunch (via iPhoneHacks.com) says that: Apple doesn’t want people […]
Do you remember SPECTRE in those James Bond movies and novels? SPECTRE stands for SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion. Have a look at the Wikipedia article about SPECTRE: It should be noted that the goal of world domination was only ever stated in You Only Live Twice.. and more Organizational discipline is […]
One of the most discussed trends at CES 2010 was the Tablet PC.
Every single hardware manufacturer I have met there has announced or will announce a Tablet PC in the near future.
From an industry point of view, tablets are not new to the market.
They have been sitting there for such a long time with very low market success due to several factors. First of all they have always been expensive, bulky, almost unusable a with a very very small battery life.
I have been working into Innovation for a long time and part of my day job was trying to understand which side use our customers could make of the technology, product or service I was analyzing. One of the golden rules is that users are always more creative than you. They will always find different […]
I think that 2009 is going to be a very interesting year for mobile phones. Actually there are five things that are gaining momentum in most mobile phone manufacturers programs: Touch User Interfaces. It is no doubt that Apple with iPhone has set a trend. Every single vendor is going to offer a variety of […]
Yesterday Toshiba announced their TG01 product, a WindowsMobile 6.1 smartphone. Let’s have a look at the basic specs: 4.1 inches WVGA touchscreen color display GSM, HSDPA, WiFi, GPS MicroSDHC slot up to 32Gb 720p HD Video Playback Fine, you will say, why are you so excited about this? Well, the answer is: I definitely think […]
Since I had the Apple iPhone in my gadgets list I have to say that I have been very impressed by the AppStore. It is definitely a quantum leap in application distribution. In the past we had only a few means to distribute applications on a mobile device: Pre install the application on the mobile […]
On November 21st, 2008 Research In Motion ltd launched their BlackBerry Storm flagship product. According to what I can read RIM spent almost two years on this project in a tentative to build a strong iPhone competitor. I have been working in the mobile phone ecosystem long enough to know that two years is not […]