This design patent, titled, “Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface,” gives Apple the exclusive rights to the page turn in an e-reader application. Yes, that’s right. Apple now owns the page turn. You know, as when you turn a page with your hand. An “interface” that has been around for hundreds Read more about The Patent System Just Died – Apple Now Owns the Page Turn[…]
Android’s growth is even more impressive when you take into account the overall increase of smartphone saels in Q3 2012, which was 47%. Worldwide sales of all mobile phones declined 3% in that same period. Check it out: http://mashable.com/2012/11/14/android-72-percent/
The Nexus 7 is an awesome tablet. If you don’t own one, or haven’t tried one, go test one out yourself! You’ll be amazed at the screen quality and the remarkably low price. I’ve never owned a gadget so smooth and satisfying as the Nexus 7, after 3 months of ownership, I can still say Read more about 16GB Nexus 7 priced to go at $199 – 32GB Nexus 7 just released at $249![…]
Internally, there’s (reportedly) a dual-core, Cortex-A15-based 1.7GHz Samsung Exynos 5250, a Mali-T604 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (though no microSD expansion slot), a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, NFC / WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a Super AMOLED panel with a drool-worthy 2,560 x 1,600 screen resolution Check it out: http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/26/google-nexus-10-leaks-android-tablet/
ChromeBooks have my attention. At 6.5 hours battery life, under 2.5 lbs and only 250 bucks, who’s interest isn’t piqued? Check out Samsung ChromeBook
Ever wondered what the inside of a Google data center looked like? Check it out now with street view!
Simply put, the new developer console is excellent. I was using it today while publishing a new app. It’s slickness and polish are much appreciated over the previous version. Also, it is much more straightforward to use, publishing an app is now a simple, four step process. Check it out: http://techcrunch.com/2012/10/15/google-rolls-out-new-developers-console-for-play/