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April 29, 2011  8:25 AM

The Apple Android amalgamation situation

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Apple, Cross Platform, Hypercard, OS X

I had a bit of an epiphany on Twitter this week. Some ne'er-do-weller blurted out that Android was "plateauing" - as if that should be some kind of bad thing. Celebrated fellow tech journalist Mr Tim Anderson immediately commented: @ABridgwater it is OK to plateau if you are on a high level!

April 26, 2011  8:12 AM

Poised for growth? Twidroyd & Twitter clients for Android

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Client, Compliance, social media, twitter

Fact number #1: Android is the fastest growing mobile operating system in the world right? At least that's what the Wall Street Journal reported when citing Google's chief executive Eric Schmidt, who has said that more than 300,000 Android devices are activated every...


April 8, 2011  8:15 AM

Vodafone 3D apps developer day, the Airplay SDK & pizza for lunch

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, C, Developer, IOS, SDK, smartphone, Vodafone

Saturday April 16th sees Vodafone developer, Sony Ericsson and Ideaworks Labs join forces as the companies attempt to provide some insight into creating 3D applications for Android.

Vodafone specifies that the Eventbrite powered...

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March 31, 2011  8:50 AM

Adobe Flash Player 10.2 now available for Android tablets and mobile devices

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Adobe, Android, Developer, Flash, Open source

You won't find this news spread gloriously across the newswires, or even on Adobe's official newsroom. But tucked away lovingly inside Adobe's developer blog you can read comment posted Antonio Flores detailing the fact that Flash Player 10.2 is now available for download on Android Market. This...


March 24, 2011  12:20 PM

April is ‘Linux & Android month’ in San Francisco

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developer, Event, Linux, symposium

If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear your Android and Linux conference badge this April. It's going to be a busy month over on the US West coast with four developer symposia scheduled. Given that this four-in-a-row developer-fest all falls within the same month, I think it's worth a...


March 16, 2011  7:45 AM

Google arms “remote kill” to blast malicious Android apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Google, malware, Mobile

News has been circulating this month of steps being taken by Google to remove malicious applications from the Android Market webstore. Reports have suggested that "dozens" of malicious rootkit-bearing apps were circulating until Google removed them "within minutes" of becoming aware of the...


March 10, 2011  10:03 AM

Android, iPhone and iPad apps get naughty code license report

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, ipad, iPhone, License, License management, Open source

There's nothing worse than yet another contrived technology survey is there? But how about a "scan and license compliance assessment", is that fresh enough for you? OpenLogic has used its position as a scanning and governance provider to release the results of a scan and license compliance...


March 2, 2011  1:04 PM

Death, taxes and open source software certainties

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Android, Code, flaws, integrity, Memory

Open source software gets a lot of positive press. Along with death and taxes we can say that this is a fair certainty. But are there hidden and very blatant flaws that we should be looking out for and be aware of? The Coverity Scan 2010 Open Source Integrity Report was launched at the end of last...


March 1, 2011  9:03 AM

Will Motorola’s Xoom “Android Tablet” work for software developers?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developers, Tablet

Open source web application frameworks specialist Sencha has been examining the new Motorola Xoom "Android Smart Tablet" from a developer's point of view. The company...


February 24, 2011  10:16 AM

Korean cartoon Android eats sandwich on social networking site

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Developer, Open source

So how could the fastest growing operating system on the planet not have its own social networking website? Apparently it doesn't, as I Am Android appears to have popped up out of nowhere to offer a compendium of Android news sites, video content and even...


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