Should Microsoft/Nokia Make Android Phones?

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Nokia (now Microsoft) should either make Android phones or get out of the mobile OS space for good. I know that might sound foolish or crazy, but please, hear me out… What the … The Microsoft Nokia merger for $7B was a major head-scratcher. It was Read more about Should Microsoft/Nokia Make Android Phones?[…]

Cyanogen Inc. – A Betrayal to the Spirit of Android

This post might draw me a lot of heat but please hear me out before automatically coming to a conclusion. I like you have been a lover of all things CyanogenMod for years. My first ROM flash was CM 6 for the Motorola Droid, I can still remember just how fricken excited I was to Read more about Cyanogen Inc. – A Betrayal to the Spirit of Android[…]

Did you know the Microsoft Kin was cancelled after just 48 days on the market? The top 5 worst phones…

Man, there’s been some BAD phones. The Microsoft Kin was one of Steve Ballmer’s ballsiest moves. He knew the Kin was doomed and he pulled the plug in 48 days. Microsoft took a write-down of $1 Billion on the Kin, making it the worst phone flop in the history of communications. This video is a Read more about Did you know the Microsoft Kin was cancelled after just 48 days on the market? The top 5 worst phones…[…]

AdMob Adds Interstitial Advertising and Brand New Interface!

I just went to check stats on my app Saving Made Simple and was PLEASANTLY surprised. It seems AdMob has updated their interface, actually, that’s an understatement: they’ve redesigned the entire program, you even have to register a new account. AdMob seems to have taken things to the next level, now there’s interstitial advertising and Read more about AdMob Adds Interstitial Advertising and Brand New Interface![…]

Moto X a Flop?

Moto X a Total Flop? Do We Really Believe Google’s Dropped the Ball?

Update: Looks like I was right unfortunately… To date (November 12, 2013) sales of Moto X have severely disappointed Motorola at only 500,000 units! I’m not going to rehash all the specs and leaks that’ve occurred around the Google/Motorola love-child phone the Moto X. To sum up the rumors, the Moto X began as a highly spec’d Read more about Moto X a Total Flop? Do We Really Believe Google’s Dropped the Ball?[…]

Many have noticed a drop in Active User Installs in their Google Play Developers Console.

Drop in Active User Installs Starting May 13th in the Google Play Developer Console?

Why are Active User Installs Dropping in the Google Play Developers Console!? Edit: Oops, clearly it was May 13th. Two days ago I opened the Google Play Developer Console to utter shock. My app, Saving Made Simple, is by no means a runaway hit, though Active User Installs were progressing nicely until the morning of Read more about Drop in Active User Installs Starting May 13th in the Google Play Developer Console?[…]

Dear Google RE: Google Babel – “What in the living hell is this cutsie crap?!”

Dear Google, Holy sh*t! What kind of freak-show-abomination-iPhone-deformed-love-child-from-Hell have I stumbled upon here?! Let’s not mince words, if these Google Babel (Google Babel is now rumored to replace Google Talk, this is how the Gmail interpretation looks) screenshots are to be believed, Google is starting the iPhonification of their design! This better be a joke, if not, Read more about Dear Google RE: Google Babel – “What in the living hell is this cutsie crap?!”[…]

Motorola X Phone

Motorola X Phone, “4,000 mAh Battery is the Left Hook, Water-Proofing is the Right Cross, Together: KO”

I hate to say it, but differentiation is nearly dead in recent Samsung Galaxy iterations. Sure, the S4 is probably better in all ways, but that’s kind of like the iPhone 5: “meh.” I thought for sure I’d want the S4, my plan for the last year has been to upgrade from the formidable S2 Read more about Motorola X Phone, “4,000 mAh Battery is the Left Hook, Water-Proofing is the Right Cross, Together: KO”[…]

Silently, Google flipped the switch on the single most exciting development EVER for Android Developers…

Just updated my app in the Google Play Store, I noticed immediately that I could respond to user ratings! This is tremendous! I can now reply to low ratings and work out user’s frustrations, as well, I can acknowledge user requests and get further clarity from users. Check this out for more details…