NEWS Archive

first impressions about the Amazon Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire could be the first truly successful Android tablet. It touts a very reasonable $200 price tag, a well-curated app store, easy access to Amazon’s cloud-based services, brand trust and recognition. One of the reasons why I guess it can be a success is because the failing point of many existing 7-inch tablets

Adobe Mobile Contest

Adobe is launching today Adobe Mobile Challenge, a competition that gives you and your members a chance to win a ticket to MAX. What’s it all about: 1.  Develop a mobile AIR application using a pure AS3 project or the Flex framework. It can be a game, a productivity application, a lifestyle app, an artistic

NOOK APPS technical workshop for Adobe AIR

The Nook Color is a color version of the Nook e-reader device by Barnes & Noble. It is a 7-inch tablet with full-color multitouch touchscreen input.The device is designed for full-color viewing of books, newspapers, magazines, and children’s picture books. A limited number of the children’s books available for the Nook Color include interactive animations

Nokia and Microsoft, it’s marriage or funeral?

In the past days the mobile developers community got the announcement about a new partnership between Nokia and Microsoft that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem. The main aspects of this strategic partnership from a developer point of view are that Nokia would adopt Windows Phone as its

BlackBerry PlayBook Simulator

Research In Motion® have just released an updated version of the BlackBerry® Tablet OS simulator, which embeds the full BlackBerry Browser. With this updated simulator, the web development community can now start testing their web applications and Adobe Flash applications to ensure that they fully support the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet at launch. As a

HP Tablet presentation event

Hewlett-Packard is expected to soon introduce a tablet running WebOS. WebOS was HP’s “strategic reason” for its $1.2 billion purchase of smartphone maker Palm in mid-2010. One of the advantages of WebOS that is briefly highlighted in the training is the platform’s ability to run on multiple devices that can easily communicate with each other

Jailbreaking an iPhone is allowed

Jailbreaking your iPhone or other mobile device will no longer violate federal copyright law, the U.S. Copyright Office ruled Monday. The decision, part of a process that takes place every three years, said that bypassing a manufacturer’s protection mechanisms to allow “handsets to execute software applications” is permissible. The Copyright Office also allowed bypassing the anticopying