Friday, April 30, 2010

The Droid Incredible commercial

I have to say that I really like the Droid commercials by Verizon Wireless - including this new one for Droid Incredible (HTC Incredible):

Dropbox app for Android

I am a Dropbox user, and use it on my OS X and Ubuntu machines, and even on my iPhone. I was glad to read from Dropbox blog that a Dropbox client app for Android has been under development for some time now, and it should be out within next couple of month. Read the related block entry with some screen shots. Happy, happy, joy, joy.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The New York Times: Google’s Andy Rubin on Everything Android

The New Your Times has published a quite interesting interview with Google's Andy Rubin about the near future of Android. Discussed topics include the next 2.2 version of Android code-named Froyo, Androids forthcoming full scale support for Flash, openness of Android platform, and competition with iPhone.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Android outpaces iPhone in US web traffic

According to a report released by AdMob and based on the company's mobile metrics for March 2010, Android has officially passed the iPhone up in the US when web traffic is concerned. A nice summary of the report can be read from this Intomobile's article.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Qt for Android :)

My day job involves developing software using Qt and Qt Quick. I really like Qt technologies, especially Qt Quick which I think has enormous potential for mobile application development. It would be really nice to be able to use QML (the scripting language of Qt Quick) on Android. I did some googling, and found this Google Code project: Android-Lighthouse.

As a short introduction to Qt Quick, watch this video:

Thursday, April 22, 2010

iPhone OS 4.0 Multitasking vs. Android Multitasking

When I followed Steve Jobs iPhone OS 4.0 keynote presentation about new multitasking architecture, I immediately realized that there were some similarities to Android's approach on implementing multitasking. Here is a good article analyzing and discussing similarities and differences: Mobile Multitasking.

Falling in Love with HTC Desire ...

Enjoy :)