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The mobile handset as a platform for solving complex computational problems

Today I saw a short video that shows how powerful the mobile handset continues to become, in this case solving a Rubik’s Cube in seconds by using image capture, advanced algorithms and a powerful mobile platform, a Motorola Droid. The Droid is based…

On hardware vs. software-based handset differentiation

Is mobile handset differentiation based on hardware coming to an end? Back in 2007 I wrote a piece on my blog titled: The future of handset design: from hardware to software. And today this is getting more real (and validated) than ever. When…

Feature vs. Smartphone

Feature vs. the Smart-phone. That is the question. There is no straight answer; the lines are blurring too fast. At the end, your definition might be different from mine: Both Feature and Smartphones support voice and data capabilities, including multimedia audio and video,…

What will drive differentiation across Android platform providers?

The Android platform is an open platform, governed by the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). OHA has many members, and today it includes seven network operators and four handset manufacturers. While the platform itself should be consistent across vendors/providers, thank God, I wonder what…

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