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March 15, 2012  6:54 AM

Larry Page Is Destroying Google

Posted by: Ed Hardy

I realize the title of this post sounds melodramatic, but the sentiment behind it isn't my own. It comes from James Whittaker, formerly the Engineering Director at Google. Whittaker says that, since Larry Page took over as Google CEO, the focus of the company has moved from making great products to...

January 24, 2012  1:57 PM

Google Android vs. Apple iOS: Which Side Will You Choose?

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, AT&T, Google, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon

It's not easy shopping for a smartphone. There are so many different devices --- the options can be overwhelming. In hopes of making this decision easier, Brighthand has published a comparison between two of the best phone running Google's Android OS and Apple's iOS: the Samsung Galaxy S...

January 14, 2012  9:40 AM

Your Next Smartphone Might Have an ”Intel Inside” Sticker

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Google, Motorola

This week's CES brought a virtual blitzkrieg of news, making its easy to overlook an important story. One that nearly passed under my radar was Intel's announcement that it finally had some big-name companies to make smartphones running Atom processors. I heard that Intel was unveiling a...

January 3, 2012  3:48 PM

A Tale of Three Operating Systems

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, Microsoft

In the past few months, new versions have been released for three of the biggest mobile operating systems: Apple's iOS, Google's Android OS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone. I'm pleased to be able to say that Brighthand has reviewed all of these, so we can present you with information on the...

August 15, 2011  10:26 AM

Google Acquiring Motorola Mobility: It’s All About Patents

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Google, Motorola

Google shocked the tech world today by announcing that it's going to acquire Motorola Mobility, the company behind some of the most popular devices running Google's Android OS. This has left...

July 12, 2011  9:42 AM

Android Growing Strongly, iOS Holding Steady, RIM Losing Marketshare: Here’s Why

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft, Palm, RIM

The market-tracking company comScore keeps an eye on the battle between the various smartphone operating systems. There was a significant change covered in its latest report: during the March-May period of this year, Apple's iOS passed  RIM's BlackBerry OS in popularity among U.S. phone...

March 29, 2011  2:43 PM

Windows Phone Will Outsell iPhone by 2015? Really?

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM

IDC released its latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report today, including predictions for which mobile operating systems will be gaining market share in the next few years and which will be losing it. This market analysis firm made a safe prediction that Google's Android OS will rise to be...

November 30, 2010  10:57 AM

The Smartphone Market Is Far from Mature

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft

There is a trap that too many people are falling into. I know, because it's one that I have to be careful to avoid. The trap I'm talking about is the belief that the smartphone market is now mature enough that we can easily predict who the winners and losers are going to be. This is something...

October 29, 2010  12:53 PM

Sony PlayStation Phone Will Be a Hit

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, Sony

I'm going to go out on a limb and predicting big things for the PlayStation Phone. It's going to sell well, even if some other people are quite skeptical about it.  Don't apologize if you haven't heard of this Android OS-based smartphone -- it hasn't actually been announced yet. Still,

August 30, 2010  10:39 AM

Dell Streak: The Shape of Things to Come

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Dell, Google

The new Dell Streak is definitely controversial. Because it sports a 5.0-inch display, many classify it as a tablet rather than a smartphone. Even Dell has sent...

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