Honeycomb Apps…

Today a good friend of mine asked me what apps can be loaded on the Xoom. That’s actually an interesting question at this point, since the Xoom is still new. I did a little bit of research (when I said a little I mean less than 5 minutes), and I found some interesting numbers. According … [Read more…]

Yay Rupert!

Today it was announced that The Daily (a digital newspaper created for Apple’s iPad by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp) has been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times. Today it was also announced that Angry Birds for Android has been downloaded over thirty million times. Yay Rupert.

Regarding Android Malware

I’ve been reading a lot recently about 21 applications in the Android Market that contained malware, a potential timer, and other miscellaneous bad things. While I’ll agree that this is a very bad thing, I think it’s more of a failing of the Android Market than the device itself. As phones are becoming more and more like … [Read more…]

iPad 2: Yawn worthy

OK, so the announcement has been made. Details are had by all. After a review of those details all I can say is, *yawn*. The iPad 2 is nothing interesting. They’ve finally added the cameras, and they’re upgrading the OS (incrementally). Nothing to write home to Mom about. Here’s a chart that compares the specs … [Read more…]

Xoom vs. iPad

This is a truly great comparison of the Xoom and the iPad that I found over at Droid Life. I’ve seen others try to compare the Xoom to the iPad 2, but trying to do that is completely unrealistic as there currently are no released specifications for that device. Any comparison would be complete guess … [Read more…]

Answers answers…

A few days ago, I put up a post where I detailed my thought process for picking up new “computer” for my parents.  I was having a little bit of difficulty choosing between a NetBook and a Tablet. Here’s the problem: My parents are not particularly savvy computer users. Over time, they’ve mastered some of the basics. … [Read more…]

Linux in 2011

Looking back on 2010, I think that it was a good year for Linux. Now that 2010 is over, what does 2011 have in store for Linux? Android: Android really took off in 2010, and it’s going to continue it’s meteoric rise in 2011. It’s going to be hard to read technology news that’s not … [Read more…]