I Want An APP That …

Let’s face it: the App Store is great idea. Fact is, mobile device is very personal, and should be heavily customized or tailored for individuals specific computing need, for day-to-day life.  The device must have the capability to allow a user to choose whatever tools that can make her work/life easier and happier. There are…

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Microsoft OneApp: A Could-Enabled App Framework for J2ME

The latest announcement of Microsoft OneApp does create some buzz in the mobile device community. Just to be clear, based on limited information Microsoft made available to the public, OneApp is a Java application for feature phones that provides a framework for developers to write apps using XML or JavaScript to leverage underlying device capability…

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3rd Party Software Integration: What Quality Gates are Needed?

One of the key phases for a mobile device project is 3rd party software integration, which is usually done after initial software baseline has been established (BSP migration complete, driver stabilized, hopper & battery life pass). According to device software product definition, a number of 3rd party applications and modules (for example, some DShow filters)…

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Recommended China IT Web Links

Like anyone who is looking to ride the wave of China’s booming economy, I always want to know what are the hot topics and technological trends in its mobile wireless industry and IT industry. Below is a list of links I use to keep me updated. http://www.cctime.com 飞象网 3G, cell phone, mobile operators, created by…

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Mobile 2.0 – Critical Issues and Why Japan and Korea are the Mobile Time Machines

I came across a great presentation deck on “Mobile 2.0” written by  Gerhard Fasol, CEO of Eurotechnology Japan K. K. In the presentation, Gerhard shared his insight into next generation mobile services and four critical issues, Platforms, Business Models, Globalization, and Standardization vs Risk Taking & Early Adoption. Definitely worth a read. The presentation also…

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Best Client Apps of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, Picassa for Windows Mobile

Here is the outcome of my little research…  Best Twitter Client for Windows Mobile PocketTwit ————————————————————————————————————————————— Best Facebook Client for Windows Mobile Offical Facebook Client by Microsoft ————————————————————————————————————————————— Best LinkedIn Client for Windows Mobile There is no LinkedIn client for Windows Mobile yet at this moment. ————————————————————————————————————————————— Best Youtube Client for Windows Mobile The official Youtube client…

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Twitter-Fanfou, Omegle-LuGuoDe, and ppstream …

Twitter: Fanfou (饭否) Omegle: Luguode (路过的) LinkedIn: Wealink Facebook: KaiXin (开心) For every popular social networking site in the US, several Chinese copycats have been created–the idea was adopted, but the business model and user experience are often totally different. Keep in mind that Chinese people are quite open and willing to chat/comment in online…

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How Many Days to Reach 1 Million?

Last year, iPhone took 74 days to reach 1 million. HTC Touch took about 5 months to get that number. This year, the 1 million mark was reached just 3 days after iPhone 2.0 was launched. Now the total iPhone volume has reportedly reached 7 million. Their goal of getting 10 million iPhone shipped by…

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Android prototype with Street View and Quake

Andy Rubin demos an Android prototype that runs Google map street view and the Quake game – all on a 300Mhz processor. Very likely it is an OpenGL ES based solution. Will Direct3D get the same visual effect on a Windows Mobile phone?    

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Android Compete

The Google Android OS has created a lot of buzz lately in the mobile landscape. Clearly Google is going big offense in this area, by forming up Open Handset Alliance and starting to build Android phones with several handset makers. Right now, Windows Mobile takes a big share in the enterprise business market, an area…

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