Fantastic Fireballs Frozen in Mid-Air – My Modern Metropolis
Have you ever seen a fireball frozen in mid-air? http://t.co/yJj69oCk
Famous Photogs Pose With Their Most Iconic Images | Raw File | Wired.com
You’ve seen their photos. Now check out this gallery of famous photographers posing with their iconic images http://t.co/Qw3CmS1r
I Won a Samsung Galaxy S II – My Review | cek.log
From a WP7 user’s perspective (also don’t forget that he actually developed the WP7 platform). Not flattering at all.
“A typical non-geek consumer would be absolutely-fraking-crazy to pick an Android phone over a Windows Phone. Windows Phone is vastly more refined, cohesive, and easy to use. Period.
People who enjoy “managing” their phone might enjoy “managing” their Android smartphone. Those folks will probably forget how much fun “managing” a smartphone was after they’ve used Windows Phone for a while. Instead they’ll see how much fun it is to “use” a smartphone.”
Observations on film art : Pandora’s digital box: From the periphery to the center, or the one of many centers
A very interesting look at the way home video technology, particularly the VCD has evolved. A pretty lengthy read.
[Updated] The rise and fall of personal computing | asymco
A very pertinent way to look at the shipment of true personal computing devices that includes tablets & smartphones. The traditional PC shipment is stagnating while the portable devices are seeing explosive growth. It is more of a case of market penetration & expansion rather than actual death of the traditional PC.
Fragmentation Is Not The End of Android | cek.log
As an open source project, Android couldn’t have asked for more success. However, the primary backer – Google – is in a very unenviable position given the kind of returns it is getting for the efforts put in.
OK, MG, I Take It Back | TechCrunch
Google is really following in Microsoft’s footsteps with their very own version of IE6\WinXP in the form of Android 2.X. Honeycomb was kind of like Vista (lots of hype, with little market impact) while ICS shows signs of being like Win7.
Also, the fact that Amazon has based the Kindle Fire on Android 2.3 is going to guarantee even more headaches for developers (unless Amazon beats other OEMs to the ICS upgrade)