Category Archives: android

First Look Video – Cedar Tree CMP1, mini Android smartphone from @cedar_tech

TweetI’m pleased to share this one with you, shot on location at the 2014 ESRIUC in San Diego… likely your first chance to have a look at the really awesome, Cedar Tree CMP1, mini Android smartphone – My first look … Continue reading

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Toshiba Introduces new portfolio of tablets and laptops

TweetA number of announcements today from Toshiba as the company has unveiled some pretty nifty devices, ranging from affordable (really affordable) tablets to high-end laptops for the workhorse in you! Some of the new devices announced include: Satellite Radius™, a … Continue reading

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Android 4.5 Lollipop OS may be a desktop OS-like mobile firmware

TweetThe next generation of Android OS dubbed as 4.5 Lollipop will be like a desktop OS packed into a mobile device.Google is about to unveil the next flavor of Android OS at the company’s annual I/O Conference on June 25. … Continue reading

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What’s The Best Smartphone For Enterprise Solutions?

TweetIn 2006, Blackberry devices dominated the global enterprise and business community. From small to medium enterprises, including the Fortune 500 global companies, Blackberry handsets were the top choice for office/field productivity with 10 millions users in 2007, due to its … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for Tornado Season – 10 Mobile Notification Extreme Weather Alert Apps

TweetI’ve lived in tornado country and I know how important it is to have as much notification as possible when extreme weather is in the area. Getting important SMS or mobile alerts of extreme weather like tornadic activity can be … Continue reading

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DevTip – Open Data Means Opportunity: The Food Truck App Example

TweetSo, you wanna grab a bite to eat. Chances are good that if you live in or near a cool, hipster filled city that a food truck may be close by. Think opportunity! I recently stumbled onto a cool mobile … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Comes to Market

TweetAndroid fans will like this one… the commercial release of the Galaxy S5 has been officially announced by Samsung. The Galaxy S5 combines the advanced camera with world’s fastest auto focus, superior network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools with S Health … Continue reading

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Mapquest Lets MLB baseball fans show their team some love while they navigate

TweetAn interesting product launch from MLB and Mapquest this week to celebrate the MLB opening season. Users can customize their mobile navigation experience (iOS and Android) with their team colors , icons, wallpapers, and accent colors by purchasing their team … Continue reading

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Colorblind Tubemap for iOS and Android Navigates Through London Tube

Tweet Here’s a clever app that’s built on one of London’s most iconic maps, the London Tube map. But, this app has a spin on it, the maps are served up in a number of ways, using cartographc enhancements and … Continue reading

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Google Opens Android Wear to Developers – Video of Preview SDK

TweetFinally some wearable tech from Google… check it out! Android Wear extends the Android platform to wearables, starting with a familiar form factor — watches. Download the developer preview at: developer.android.com/wear. And yes indeed, this technology is going to be … Continue reading

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Video – Google Project Tango – A smartphone that can map its surroundings in 3D

TweetSo, you may have heard about Google’s foray into the smartphone market and Project Tango. What is Tango exactly?? From Google… Our current prototype is a 5” phone containing customized hardware and software designed to track the full 3D motion … Continue reading

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Samsung wants you to make Gear 2 apps, ASAP

TweetSamsung on Wednesday introduced tools that will allow developers to create apps for the company’s new wearables and flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone.The company, speaking at a developer day at Mobile World Congress, released a software development kit for its Gear 2 smartwatch, … Continue reading

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