Sunday April 1, 2012
- World Backup Day 3/31 – Did you do a backup?
- Box.com introduces Box OneCloud http://www.box.com/business/features/onecloud/ “Box OneCloud brings together all your mobile content into the secure Box cloud. Experience productivity from anywhere and accelerate your business with a collection of mobile apps that integrate with Box to simplify and extend your workflow, while keeping content centralized on Box.”
- LG making a new flexible e-ink display that should be available in Europe soon, and in the US shortly after http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/124229-lg-begins-mass-production-of-flexible-plastic-e-ink-displays
- http://www.cultofmac.com/156802/this-software-can-extract-your-ios-devices-passcode-contacts-call-logs-and-even-keystrokes-video/ Software that can extract your iOS devices information and even keystrokes. While not something anyone can buy, if it’’ been done once, it can probably be done again.
- Edward: Apple TV sucks badly: no iTunes U content playable via Apple TV, damn it, for god’s sake, it sucks so much.
- Edward: new Macbooks with Ivy Bridge processors coming up in next 2-3 months, probably Macbook Air -like thin but 15 inch size. Edward ponders getting Macbook Air with Ivy Bridge but only if it will have at least 8GB RAM on board (disk size irrelevant only RAM size important)
- Still no stable ICS for Diana
- Edward says: Google bastards killed kenny : still no ICS for S2 in Germany – coming Middle April for non-branded S2 but for carrier-branded S2: in May! And it’s just promises. However in some countries ICS for S2 already rolled out.
- Are more people converting from iOS to Android? Edward notes that Leo Laporte now uses the Galaxy Note. (Pun intended.)
- Amazon sells pre-orders of the Lumia 900 for a penny – pre-order Lumia 900 here: http://www.att.com/lumia/
- launch of Nokia Lumia 900 in USA: very important for Windows Phone but if it will fail Nokia will not go down the toilet but will re-try with Windows Phone 8 in December 2012.
- Phones with 41 megapixels and gyroscopes?!
- http://techland.time.com/2012/03/30/report-google-planning-its-own-online-store-to-sell-branded-tablets/ Google planning its own online store to sell branded tablets
- Windows Phone app pick (Edward): Easter Smash (released 2 days ago; robots and Easter in one app! yay! installed and played: funny: Integrated Circuits fall out of robotic bunnies when hit by eggs): http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/apps/7c6702dd-8385-4661-a141-340c192e9333
(my screenshot: http://twitpic.com/944nk0 )
- iPhone app pick (Alli): On Voicefeed http://justanothergeeksite.com/2012/03/beyond-visual-voicemail/
- Android app pick (Diana): Zite for Android (released this week) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zite&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS56aXRlIl0.