Category: WebOS

BlackBerry PlayBook: RIM Apps or Android Apps?

As the tablet wars start to heat up there was an interesting teaser from RIM about the ability to run Android apps on their new PlayBook tablet. While the details are still a bit murky as to how this will work (either through emulation, “Just in Time” compilation or some other means) it does give …

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Evernote – Cross-Platform Notes in the Cloud

Some people, such as myself, are not entirely and completed wedded to a single content and device ecosystem in that I have the Samsung Galaxy S as my mobile phone (an Android device for those unfamiliar with it), a Windows 7 custom built desktop ¬†at home, a Windows 7 MSI Wind netbook and an Apple …

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Windows Phone 7 RTMs

Microsoft officially released its new mobile phone operating system (which it called “release to manufacturing” or RTM) today in what marks a potential comeback for the company. For a long time, the Windows Mobile market had stagnated and vendors had to resort to skinning the aging OS to try and make it keep up with …

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Desktop Operating Systems Don’t Belong on Tablets

Another quick one for tonight. Over the last decade and a bit, we have seen Microsoft attempt to get the tablet form factor to be a success in the marketplace but a Windows tablet just didn’t get any legs. I believe this is due to three reasons: Computing power at the time was insufficient for …

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MS Courier & HP Slate – iPad Killers Being Killed Off Themselves

Over the course of this week, there have been some shock announcements regarding potential competitors to the Apple iPad, specifically the Microsoft Courier and the HP Slate. On Thursday, Gizmodo reported that Microsoft had summarily pulled the Courier out of the incubator and tossed it in the bin. Certainly, in my opinion, the Courier looked …

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