Monthly Archives: May 2016

Android Instant Apps

This is arguably the biggest announcement today at Google I/O 2016. I wonder how many people will recognize that? Google has taken a huge step towards what I call Blank Hardware. This is fantastic news for phone makers in China, … Continue reading

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Google Recycles “Daydream” For VR

That embarrassing post of mine came in handy after all.

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Vote For Android NEKO!

I submitted an idea for what #Android should #NameAndroidN. Add your idea too! Vote for NEKO!!

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Marcella, Episode Eight, Conclusion

Thanks to Martin in Comments, who alerted me to it airing last night. I expected it next week!

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R.I.P. TV Producer Arthur Provis

RIP Arthur Provis The irony! I’ve been watching a few episodes Space Patrol (aka Planet Patrol).

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ZTE Will Enter VR With Axon 7 Phone

ZTE Axon 7 spotted in teaser video and more The final hint in the video is the image of a VR headset, which is likely a simple unit that can be used in conjunction with the Axon 7 (leaks in … Continue reading

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Amazon Echo: The VR Connection

Trying to find VR via the UI of the Samsung Gear VR is a miserable experience. It’s probably not much better on the Rift and Vive. And then there’s trying to find VR to see that’s not in the Oculus … Continue reading

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The Return Of (Arm’s-Length) Nokia

Nokia signs strategic brand and intellectual property licensing agreement enabling HMD global to create new generation of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets Nokia has announced plans that will see the Nokia brand return to the mobile phone and tablet markets … Continue reading

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Bulldozing A Doubter

David Collischon, Filofax entrepreneur – obituary A modest and good-humoured man, Collischon liked to recall that in the early days of Filofax he asked his bank manager for support on the basis that sales might one day reach £250,000 – … Continue reading

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Xiaomi To Announce At Google I/O

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