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December 19, 2011  7:53 PM

Adobe Flash announced for Ice Cream Sandwich



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Adobe Flash, Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, smart phone, smartphone, tablet

Hi folks! So you may have heard that the Ice Cream sandwich os for Android didn't have anything announced for Flash as of yet. However, Adobe has just announced that they will indeed support Flash for the new Ice Cream sandwich operating system. This means they are making good on their promise...

November 30, 2011  11:57 PM

Finally got a tablet!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Galaxy Tab 10.1, Honeycomb, tablet

Hi folks! So my birthday just recently flew by and i got a great little gift from friends and family! I got a tablet! Specifically the Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1. I have used iPads, touch pads, slates etc. But i hadn't really used Android yet in the tablet market. So I am quite happy to play around...


November 30, 2011  11:56 PM

Kaseya Mobile Device Management



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, Kaseya, mdm, mobile device management, tablet

Hi folks! So back to MDM! I mentioned that if you are forced into using mobile devices in the work place and you can't wait, there are technologies out there right now that can help. One of those is Citrix as i mentioned. But what can you use to track and wipe devices that are not BlackBerries...


September 30, 2011  11:33 PM

How many apps do you really need?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, Apps, iPhone, Marketplace, smartphone

Hi folks! So when we hear about the war between Apple and Android, the number of apps always seems to come up. I don't remember exact numbers, but I remember reading somewhere that Apple had over 350K apps and Android Marketplace had over 250K apps. At this point, does it really matter? Does...


September 30, 2011  11:30 PM

Battery life for smartphones



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, battery life, BlackBerry, iPhone, smartphones

Hi folks! So as you know, I used to be a huge BlackBerry fan and used the devices all of the time. Then I moved over to the iPhone and never looked back. I also have many friends that used Android based smartphones. The biggest thing I have noticed outside of BlackBerries is the huge issue with...


August 31, 2011  9:45 PM

Silverlight on iPhone or Android



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Moonlight, Silverlight

Hi folks! So as you know flash doesn't work on the iPhone but works on Android. But do you know what doesn't work on either? Silverlight! Granted, a lot of people have no use for it, but there have been a few occasions where it would have come in handy. It sure would be nice if everyone just got...


August 31, 2011  7:27 PM

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Samsung, tablet

Hi folks! So with the HP tablet craze, it got me thinking about buying a tablet. Just for a second anyways....:) I'm thinking I don't want WebOS but i wouldn't mind trying out Android. I think it is at the moment the only viable competitor to iPad. I was thinking of purchasing the Samsung...


August 31, 2011  7:22 PM

What about the other tablet vendors?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, HP, iPad, tablet, webos

Hi folks! So now that we have this tablet craze with the cheap HP tablets selling like hotcakes, what about the others? With HP waving the white flag, who is going to challenge Apple's dominance in the tablet space? Here's hoping somebody buys PSG from HP and keeps the tablet alive. As I've...


April 30, 2011  10:22 PM

Evernote Update



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, BlackBerry, evernote, iPhone, Mac, PC

Hi folks, as you know I've been an avid user of Evernote as of late. It's the application that you can use to take notes and use it cross platform. Well as I mentioned in a previous blog I just bought a MacBook Air. One of the first things I did was install...


December 31, 2010  9:49 PM

Windows Phone 7 and development



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Phone 7

Hi folks! So now with Windows Phone 7 out, the whole mobile community is abuzz. Will Windows Phone 7 be the next Android/iPhone killer? Well in order for that to happen, they will definitely need to build the software support base that both Android and iPhone have. Currently both Android and...


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