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November 8, 2012  11:40 AM

Cross-device cross-platform incompatibility incongruence

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Cross Platform, interconnectivity, Interoperability, Open source

There is now, it seems, a cross-device compatibility imperative rising. We know this of course. Windows 8 is very much positioned as a 'desktop, to tablet, to mobile handset' cross-device operating system and Apple's iOS has (arguably) already been in this space for some time already. Carrying...

January 21, 2012  4:05 PM

Google teleports Android astronomy to Carnegie Mellon

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, APIs, Google, Open source, smartphone

Google's start it up, launch it with a blast and bash it about before you close it policy continues this week with a handful of services shutting down. Included in the latest cull are the Picnik cloud-based photo editing service, Urchin, Needlebase, Google Message Continuity and the Social Graph...


December 22, 2011  6:50 AM

Twitter open sources Android security: Twaltruism or Twilanthropy?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
altruism, Android, Open source, Security, SMS, social media, Social networking, twitter

Social networking micro-blog champion Twitter has open sourced the Android security software it recently acquired in November of this year from San Francisco based Whisper Systems. With a view to opening the future growth of the branded "TextSecure" security software offering to the benefits of...


December 12, 2011  8:00 AM

HP pours open source on webOS for mobile

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developers, Google, HP, Open source

Late last week HP today announced that it will contribute the webOS Linux-based mobile operating system software project to the open source community. Originally developed by Palm and later acquired by HP, the company says that it will remain "active in the development and support" of webOS. HP is...


November 30, 2011  10:32 AM

ARM serves Android to continue UK tech export success

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, ARM, Mobile, Open source, SDK, Services, Software development

Cambridge based ARM continues to be one of the UK's top success stories it seems. The company describes itself as the "world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier" and has certainly carried forward the UK's ability to sell "services" (rather than goods) in recent times. This...


June 1, 2011  9:54 AM

Pizza Hut “topping” Android download charts

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, apps, Developers, Honeycomb, mobile apps

Android news website Appolicious Android news has reported that Pizza Hut's latest toppings include Reggae Reggae chicken, double pepperoni surprise and a number #1 position at the top of the Android App of The Week chart. Beating medical app webMD, LinkedIn, PriceGrabber and even Firefox to gain...


May 26, 2011  1:54 PM

Open source used to be the John Lennon of computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developers, Google, Linux, Open source

This guest blog is written by Cyrille Comar, co-founder and managing director, of AdaCore -- a  provider of commercial software solutions for Ada, a state-of-the-art programming language designed for large, long-lived applications where safety, security, and reliability are critical.


May 11, 2011  8:47 AM

Google I/O 2011: in, out, shake it all about

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developers, Google, Honeycomb, Mobile, Tablets

Google labels its annual developer conference Google I/O, as you probably know. Before penning (keying) this blog I asked Google's PR people twice to clarify what the I/O stands for these days as I have read three different definitions.

• Input/Output
• "Innovation in the...


May 10, 2011  10:37 AM

Google I/O developer conference: shared “insights”… What? Pardon?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Chrome, Developers, Google

Tech giant Google kicks off its annual developer conference today in San Francisco with more than 5,000 participants attending from 60 countries.

Bigger than ever this year, the company's SVP of engineering Vic Gundotra has hinted that developer focus this year will be channeled towards...


May 4, 2011  7:51 AM

Taking a munch on Google Android Honeycomb

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, customisation, Google, Linux, Open source, Tablet

Google is currently hoping to attract interest to the latest tempting addition in its technology candy-box, Android Honeycomb. A new version of this mobile OS that is focused on tablets has been unveiled in the last few days. The OS itself is currently trading on it's "slickest features", which...


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