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Archive of posts published in the tag: Mobility

Android Platform Versions (2012)

Below is a snapshot of the Android platform distribution, as of September 2012. As you can see, the majority of the devices out there, close to 60%, are still 2.3 (Gingerbread). This is followed by ICS with close to 21%. Froyo 2.2 is…

On Mobile Industry Numbers and Mobile Jobs

The other day I tweeted this: Just saw this — no better time to be a mobile developer than today | Mobile, Java Developers Hard to Find: Dice – eweek.com/c/a/IT-Managem… — CEO (@eortiz) July 11, 2012 (URL: https://twitter.com/eortiz/status/223096404233564160) Then I read at the…

The Impact of Steve Jobs on Mobility

Thanks, Steve — Created by Jonathan Mak. Steve Jobs’ legacy spans a number of industries — the personal computer, computer graphics & visualization, the movie industry, the music industry, telecommunications and mobile devices, retail stores. The impact he made across technology sectors was…

Mobility in 2011 – The Network & Operators

(This is part of a series of blog posts on Mobility in 2011) Mobility in 2011: Networks & Operators Operators will continue their shift towards mobile data and packet services, and value add services, with a large increase on mobile network bandwidth (10X…

What is definition of “Open” ?

There are lots of discussions happening in the blogosphere about what is the definition of Open (when talking about Android vs. iPhone). Many of these discussions are around open source software (OSS). But there are other views as well to be considered when…

On the the rise of open mobile

While looking for information on how CTIA 2009 in San Diego went, I found an article by Richard Wong (who is a venture capitalist with Accel Partners) titled on “The rise of open mobile (and congratulations Android team)“. A good article by Richard,…

Concepts and Technologies behind Real-time Demand Data – A Consumer, Mobile and Business Perspective

A continuation of one of my favorite research topics, the mobile context and the meaning of interactions, below is my latest as presented at the 2009 Demand Analytics conference — this time with focus on real-time demand data, the consumer and businesses. The…

MikeR on iPhone devotion, developers and apathy

A great writeup by Mike Rowehl, Please Don’t Mistake My Apathy For A Lack of Understanding, in response to VentureBeat’s piece iPhone devotion blinds Silicon Valley app developers. Mike, who is a very experienced mobile developer and technologist in general, writes about his…

Pollen Journal – First Pollen Alert iPhone App (Ringful)

When I started eZee inc, one of my proudest accomplishments was the great R&D/development team I had. And one of the members of that team was Michael Yuan. Enter Ringful… Since then, Michael went on and started Ringful, a mobile mashup company for…

Design For Mobile Conference 2009

I just noticed that this year’s Design For Mobile conference, organized by the folks from Little Springs Design, is scheduled for April 20-22, 2009. I attended last year’s event and it was a good event with attendees and presenters from both academia and…

Goodbye 2008 and welcome 2009 and some predictions on mobility

2008 was a very interesting year for me, with both failures and successes and tons of lessons learned. But life is good. 2009 will be a very interesting year for mobility and handsets and applications. An example of this was yesterday when I…

The gods are being good to Network Operators

…or, the Network Providers/Operators must be having a blast. The network providers are doing just fine… new cool handsets here and there, handset exclusivity on certain networks, message usage is up, data consumption is up, new services are coming up, very cool applications…

App Stores are the New Deck

Andrea Trasatti wrote that Everyone wants an App Store these days. Yes, very true. I was talking about this with Brian Fling at Mobile 2.0. Apple, Google, BlackBerry. The number of independent vendors. Next, network operators… App Stores are the new Deck. But…

The Problem with OTA Updates

Over-the-Air (OTA) updates make sense; no need to connect to the PC to download needed updates. At least that is the theory… In practicality, OTA updates translate to delays, sometimes for weeks. Because OTA updates burn resources, here I refer to bandwidth, this…

Mobile Peer Awards — Calling all Austin Mobile Startups!

The MobileMonday Mobile Peer Awards are among the most influential events in the mobile industry and, with over 1000 attendants, the point of reference in startup innovation during the Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, February 16, 2009). There are a number of cool mobile…

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