Sometime in the next few months, mobile devices are apparently going to outnumber us humans. Despite a marketplace with up to seven billion customers, only two manufacturers, Apple and Samsung, have found true success. Nearly every other player is slowly (or quickly in some cases) sliding into oblivion. It’s really quite bizarre. Blackberry’s new phone
Things have been fairly quiet around here recently, initially because I had a lot of work on a .NET web project to complete, and more recently because of a health scare. In late August I had a CT-scan and a mass was found growing in the tube that connects my right lung to my windpipe.
I read with alarm the news today that Microsoft was making an investment in Barnes and Noble and the ridiculous patent lawsuits were going away. This news is of particular interest to me because I found out a few days ago that B&N finally decided to allow non-US developers to release apps on Nook back
I’ve been needing to buy a new Android tablet, but I’ve struggled to put my money down after getting burned on my first purchase, a Viewsonic 10s. It’s not that it’s a bad tablet, the specs were very good for the price back in mid 2011 when I purchased it, apart from the screen which
Over the last four months I’ve turned from a naive Google fan-boy buying into the well known “Do no evil” motto, to a jaded app developer who thinks he’s seen it all (but probably hasn’t) on the front lines of the Android market. It’s been a wild ride, and it’s certainly not been fun. That’s
I have something I need to get off my chest. I’m finding that I’m not liking Google as much as I used to. I recently realised that I’d started to feel this way around the time that I decided to become an Android developer, and it’s only been getting worse since then. Becoming an App
I’m interested in a lot of different things. So many in fact that my last blog, which I ran for a number of years, became cluttered with many different topics. I tried to clean it up, I really did. The biggest problem it had was the proliferation of categories. Upon trying to put some sanity