Tag: android

  • Ceding the Lead

    This goes a long way to explaining why Android feels like such a better experience than iOS. In fact, the problem of sharing between apps is exactly what led me to selling my iPad. Read Ceding the Lead

  • Ubuntu for mobile… damn that’s exciting!

    Over the Christmas and New Year holiday I wanted to get something done that I’d been planning for a number of months: replace Windows 7 on my PC with Ubuntu, ridding myself of any Microsoft software (I think). I’d long ago abandoned Microsoft Office in favour of Libre Office and have had my Samsung N130 […]

  • Patent wars: the evil afflicting tech that will only harm consumers

    Being a follower of the ‘patent war’ between mobile/tablet manufacturers recently I’m disappointed at today’s news that Samsung has been ordered to pay £1.5bn in damages to Apple. I’ve long been of the opinion that the patent system, especially in America, is fundamentally flawed and this case is another example of why. First thing to […]

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 first impressions

    It’s now been two weeks since I took delivery of a brand new Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGS3) and here are my thoughts. I left it two weeks because I was without a micro-SIM for it for most of the first week! Many of my thoughts are born out of having switch from the HTC Desire […]

  • This is Why Android Will Beat the iPhone

    Apple are going to lose out to Google and others in the battle for the mobile market unless they book their ideas up and give users what they want. Case in point: Opera. Via InformationWeek I’ve learnt that iPhone users will have to go without the Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers because Apple won’t […]