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January 28, 2011  9:48 AM

About Face! Developing Sudoko for Apple Mac: from mobile-to-desktop

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Application migration, Games, Mobile development, Processors

Games development company Astraware has this week unveiled its new Sudoku app on the Mac App Store. With a good track record in mobile application development, Astraware is perhaps best known for its iteration of the popular Bejewelled game for mobile.

The "so what" factor here then is...

January 17, 2011  6:46 PM

Windows Phone 7 development, from an Android point of view

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developer, Mobile, Mobile development, Windows Phone 7

In a Microsoft sponsored article discussing programming language ancestry, Chris Bennett writes a piece entitled Windows Phone 7 Development for Android Developers where he highlights the suggestion that developing for the Windows...


January 12, 2011  5:31 PM

Sybase & the Obama-factor: mobile enterprise apps cleared for take off

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
apps, Mobile development, Mobile enterprise, Sybase

There's an old saying in publicity and marketing: when you've got no news to talk about, why not launch a survey? So if Sybase starts talking about a enterprise mobility survey I would normally just turn off.

Well, I would if it weren't for the fact that


November 24, 2010  10:38 AM

Developers: 35.5 million tablet users can’t be wrong

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Mobile development, Tablets

I have been working on a piece with esteemed blogger and corporate writer Eric Lai this week looking at predictions in the enterprise mobility space. The upshot of which was that Lai had taken the obvious by clever route to predicting that there could be...


November 10, 2010  5:10 PM

AVG is programmed for mobile DroidSecurity

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, devices, Mobile development, Security

AVG Technologies has added Tel Aviv-based DroidSecurity to its acquisition knapsack in an open source flavoured move to provide cloud-based mobile security for smartphones,...


November 10, 2010  11:47 AM

Windows Phone 7: is this the honeymoon period?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Development, Mobile development, Windows Phone 7

It's just over a fortnight since Windows Phone 7 went on general sale in the UK on Oct 21 and Microsoft's app platform opened for downloads. In light of this largely...


October 12, 2010  11:14 AM

Qt Developer Days – Day One Keynote Notes

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Mobile development, nokia, Qt

Qt has clearly grown. Back in 2008, this Qt Developer Days event drew 520 developers and I was there to participate in the proceedings. In 2009 the company (post Nokia acquisition as...


August 23, 2010  11:24 AM

The ‘meaningful’ mobile web that talks to phones properly

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
browser, Developers, Fragmentation, HTML, Mobile development

While many industry commentators still argue that the mobile web has yet to truly flourish, the lack of common standards and the differentiation between platforms is in itself encouraging...


July 23, 2010  10:59 AM

I am a software developer; therefore I am a mobile developer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Interoperability, Mobile development

Firstly let me be clear. I am not a software developer, but I am a software-focused reporter, journalist or hack depending on your preferred term. The reason for this story is to highlight a reality, which I first heard described nearly a decade ago by an Australian .NET guru called


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