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Samsung comes out with it’s own iPod touch

  • New device for samsung called the galaxy play acts like a an iPod touch in the body of the galaxy. Like its counterpart it only uses wifi services but uses the google play market further expanding the android reach. Check out the link from samsung and give it a look. It’s called the galaxy play and for about 250 it could out match the apple.
    http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/mp3-players/YP-G70CWY/XAA?from_mobile=true

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    Android tablet sales will only overtake the iPad after 2015

    Seems as though IDC projects android tablets such as the kindle and kindle fire to over take iPad sales in the year 2015. Check out the number and projections at http://www.android.gs/android-tablet-sales-will-only-overtake-the-ipad-after-2015/

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    Samsung galaxy sII awarded best smartphone in 2011.

    This years mobile world congress elected samsungs galaxy sII as the best smartphone all around for last year, also awarded was angry birds, google maps and others, check out the article At bgr.com

    Samsung’s Galaxy S II named best smartphone in the world, and Samsung is just getting started

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    iPhone selling at 4.6 per sec.

    iPhone sales are outnumbering births at this point. This means more apps in “potentia”. looks like mobile development is just going to continue to grow at blistering speeds.

    check out the article:  http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/6437717/More-iPhones-sold-per-second-than-babies-born

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    Android “Fragmentation” Will Never Be a Problem — Here’s Why

    http://briefmobile.com/android-fragmentation-will-never-be-a-problem-heres-why

    Nice little article explaining how fragmentation will not be a problem for android as compared to other platforms . Talking about how updates will keep older versions of android current and compatible with new technologies, and how the open nature of the android market will kill off the oldest versions systematically. very interesting.

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    iOS crashes more than Android

    According to crittercism.com, iPhones are crashing a a higher rate than android phones. from November to December crittercism reported that iPhones crash at about 3.7% while android apps crash about 3% of the time. iOS 5 seems to be the worse culprit accounting for 25% of all crashes. Heres the article about the stats
    http://digitizor.com/2012/02/03/ios-android-crash/
    and a link to crittercism is hyper-linked in the article.

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    RIM annouces free BB Playbook for android developers

    VP of developer relations Alec Saunders tweeted that Android app developers who submit an app to BlackBerry’s App World by February 13 could get a free PlayBook. His tweet included a link to BlackBerry’s developer tools page, where interested parties can learn how to convert their apps for PlayBook. Check out the link.
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/02/blackberry-playbook-price_n_1251120.html

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    JAIL BREAK RELEASED FOR IPHONE 4S AND IPAD 2

    Jail Break just released in the past hour, might be interesting to see some apps that take advantage of these devices full capabilities. check out the two links I found for the story and download.

    iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Untethered Jailbreak Released

     

    greenpois0n Absinthe: Untethered Jailbreak For iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Released [Updated]

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    11BILLION APP DOWNLOADS FOR ANDROID

    Things seem to going well for Google’s android market. At this point there are 250 million android activations with and estimated 700,000 new activations everyday, and  11 billion apps downloaded by the end of the fourth quarter in the last fiscal year Google reported. check out the link from AKASCOPE.com

    http://www.akascope.com/2012/01/20/android-reaches-250-million-activations-milestone-11-billion-applications-downloaded/

     

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    MICROSOFT STUDENT APP DEVELPOMENT SITE

    Microsoft has made a site specifically for students like us to make and distribute apps for windows on mobile devices.http://www.microsoft.com/student/en/us/findyourcolony/default.aspx.  interactive guides and tools allow for easy creation and refienment. intresting site,  seems very useful

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    NEW ANDROID APP DEVELOPMENT SITE

    Android has lanch a new sitehttp://android-developers.blogspot.com/2012/01/introducing-android-design-site.html that allows for easy and efficent app design with ice cream sandwhich  4.0. there is a place now that contains  multiple reasourcesto help developers called  Android Design: the place to learn about principles, building blocks, and patterns for creating world-class Android user interfaces. In addtion to the online resources there is also a blog section for the newst information on all things android so you can stay on the front edge of android app design.