Zynga plots its mobile stategy

February 28, 2011

Zynga wants to get into your pocket. As the  publisher of games like, “Word with Friends,” a Scrabble-clone popular on Apple devices and since February, on Android platforms, Zynga, known as the top games publisher on Facebook, is likely trying to reduce its reliance of Mark Zuckerberg and co’s platform.

Motorola Atrix: works well on Wi-Fi

February 9, 2011

atrix

Motorola Atrix is an Android phone that runs on AT&T’s network. The phone itself is a powerful device, the first U.S. smartphone to run on a dual-core processor. It can also be paired with an unusual accessory called a laptop dock – it’s like a laptop in appearance but doesn’t work unless the Atrix is attached.

from Breakingviews:

Put BlackBerry on hold – but not for long

September 25, 2009

Blackberry TourBlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is a victim of its own success. Having dominated the market for corporate e-mail devices for years, it is being forced to seek out growth in consumer markets, where, so far, it has had trouble differentiating its products.

from Commentaries:

Tech Links: Phones, more phones and communion wafers

August 3, 2009

HTC Android phoneBetter luck next year for Android
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has warned of a revenue shortfall, saying it has too many new phone models chasing too little revenue. Revenue growth will turn negative in 2009, instead of growing 10 percent, as the company had previously forecast.

Android co-founder in Google Ventures?

March 20, 2009

Is Android co-founder Rich Miner Google’s new in-house venture capitalist?

To judge by one intriguing clue, it appears so.

Miner’s name was recently spotted on a nametag at a Silicon Valley event for start-up firms to present their ideas and pitch VCs for funding. The tag identified Miner as belonging to Google Ventures.