Month: November 2011

Mobile HTML 5

HTML 5 is of course intended to be used by all kinds of Web devices, but there are certain extensions to Javascript that are primarily aimed at mobile devices, not the least location. I found these useful pages through a

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QR Code tutorial

Update: CliqTags™, the Web app for managing smart content for QR Codes has been released. Check it out at http://cliqtags.com/. The most interesting and beneficial application I‘ve found for QR Codes is MMS tickets, to enable automatic reading (and hence secure and

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Windows and lack of a user profile

While setting up a PC for relatives that needed 6 user accounts… Windows is completely broken in the user profile / user account department if you consider how easy it is to change settings relating to your profile in contemporary

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Geosocial vs location-based

Surprisingly how little impact Foursquare, Loopt etc (where’s Gowalla?) have had, considering they’ve been so hyped. The big generally-social players dominate. How is Gmail a geosocial service? I didn’t expect Skype to be such a big player in this field.

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Android for controlling stuff

In Idea for a robot project I wrote about using smartphones for controlling robots and other things. It seems much more real and feasible now, considering this: DIY Phone Gadgets- DIYers, let’s make a complete list of Android Hardware Interface

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Android fragmentation: Oh noes!

Note the complete lack of fragmentation on iOS devices. Anyone within development and/or with common sense knows this means efficiency for both the platform developer and the platform user / application developer. Charted- Android Fragmentation – TechCrunch

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RIM feels the heat, risks being left in the cold

Bad word joke. Worse news. “…the BlackBerry maker worth less than the net value of its property, patents and other assets in a sign of investors’ lowered faith.” RIM as ‘Wounded Puppy’ Trails Book Value With Faith Fading – Bloomberg

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Samsung leads, but Apple leads, really

Samsung leads on smartphone volumes, but Apple still leads on margin, way ahead of the competition.

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