At a press event held in London last week, Canonical unveiled the next big thing for the Linux-based Ubuntu: a smartphone operating system. Demoed on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the operating system wasn’t complete, but early hands-on reports were positive. Today, it has been announced that the first installable download of Ubuntu Phone OS is ... Read More »
Last month at AsiaD, Andy Rubin mentioned that he wanted to see Android on every screen. This might very well be possible soon, even with screens that were not designed to run Android. FXI Technologies has recently showed off a little gadget code-named the “Cotton Candy,” (weighs the same as a cotton candy bag ... Read More »
Google’s biggest pride when it comes to Android has definitely been that it’s “open source.” Android is without a doubt the most successful smartphone OS currently, partly due to the fact that it is open. But just how open is our favorite smartphone OS? Open source is defined as a software with a shared ... Read More »
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“I generally hate phones – they are irritating and disturb you as you work or read or whatever – and a cellphone to me is just an opportunity to be irritated wherever you are.” -Linus Torvalds
This smartphone article has gotten a lot of buzz around the office in recent days. (By office I mean apartment I share with my dog, but the fact remains.) Nearly everyone in the office is talking about this article. Fifty percent.
Jason Hiner does a disservice to Android, which upsets me personally, ... Read More »