The state of Android tablets: Google need to either fix their injured tablet platform, or let it die

The Middle Ground on Android Tablets: Only one [tablet optimised feature] remains in Android Lollipop: the ‘UI Framework for creating great tablet apps’ that was released in 3.0.  Now, the default Android home-screen has literally no tablet optimised elements, everything acts the exact same as if it would on a smartphone, just larger. I’m not sure if […]

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iOS 9 to Focus on Stability Over Features: A Marketing Misstep?

9to5Mac, known for stellar sources, reports: For 2015, iOS 9 is going to include a collection of under-the-hood improvements. Sources tell us that iOS 9 engineers are putting a “huge” focus on fixing bugs, maintaining stability, and boosting performance for the new operating system, rather than solely focusing on delivering major new feature additions. Apple will also continue […]

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Tim Cook: “Cannibalisation doesn’t worry us”

In their latest earnings call, Tim Cook made a rather comforting comment: “In terms of cannibalization, I think cannibalization is a huge opportunity for us,” Cook said. “Our base philosophy is to never fear cannibalization. If we do, somebody else will just cannibalize it. We never fear it. We know iPhone has cannibalized some iPod […]

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Yes, I said it. This Android tablet, Nexus 7, is Fantastic.

The Google Nexus 7, manufactured by Asus in conjunction with Google, is the first time an Android tablet has met my true expectations. It’s still not right for me, and I’m not ditching my iPad anytime soon, but this is a huge leap forward for what were previously a group of mediocre, uncompetitive tablets. Before […]

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Criticising a Competitor is the Worst Way to Advertise

So, you have this brand new, spectacle of a product, it is bound to make you lots of money, and you now need to put money towards advertising it. You could highlight it’s features, what makes it a cut above the rest. You could even (if you don’t mind being slightly annoying, and portraying your […]

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