Articles tagged Analysis
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Wednesday, 10th October 2012
Why Blockbuster's Streaming Bust Won't Hurt Netflix
After backing out of plans to compete with Netflix, Blockbuster is all but done. That's not great news for the streaming-video space, and Netflix is in a rough spot. But Blockbuster's latest stumble toward oblivion isn't necessarily the final nail in NetFlix' coffin.
Friday, 5th October 2012
Making Sense Of Apple's App Store Review Guidelines Clause 2.25
Earlier this week, a minor hullabaloo was started when developers noticed new language in Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines concerning the marketing and promotion of apps. There is some worry that clause 2.25 endangers a practice common among iOS app marketers.
Thursday, 4th October 2012
New Android Rollouts Accelerating But Still Painfully Slow
It has been a little less than a year since Google officially announced Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The first device to roll out with version 4.0, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, hit store shelves in December. Since then, 4.0 has reached 23.7% of all Android devices - with 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean, waiting in the wings. What is the holdup?
Thursday, 27th September 2012
Amazon's Appstore Finally Finds Its Stride But Still Remains Underdog
When Amazon announced its Appstore for Android last year, a lot of people were left scratching their heads. Despite the seeming strangeness of Amazon running an Android Appstore, mobile app developers were cautiously optimistic. The Android Market (now Google Play) at the time was a disorganized and difficult-to-monetize quagmire. A curated…
Monday, 24th September 2012
Friday, 14th September 2012
What The End of “Speeds & Feeds” Means For Microprocessors - And For You
Microprocessor vendors have begun moving away from describing their chips with the sort of nerdy “speeds and feeds” metrics that have dominated computing for few decades. It’s part of a dramatic sea change in how PCs, tablets and smartphones are evaluated, bought and sold.
Wednesday, 12th September 2012
More Nicks in Net Neutrality's Death By A Thousand Cuts
This week, at long last, the Federal Communications Commission explained in court why telco criticisms of its Net neutrality regulations are "baseless." Nonetheless, it has become crystal clear that the FCC's rules against online discrimination - perhaps the signature technology policy move of Barack Obama's presidency - are in the…
Tuesday, 11th September 2012
Samsung Desperately Wants You To Believe In Its "Year Of Innovation"
Samsung has called mid-2011 through mid-2012 its “year of innovation.” The five flagship Android smartphones introduced during that year have given competitors like Apple, HTC, Nokia and Motorola a run for their money, and have placed Samsung atop the global list of mobile makers. Samsung believes it can continue the trend, taking all of…