Posts made in March, 2014

Medium launches iPhone app for reading stories on the go

By on Mar 22, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

After a short delay, Medium released its iPhone app today with a focus on reading and recommending stories. “Every week, thousands of people come to Medium to write,” company founder Ev Williams said in a post on the site. “That’s the hard part. We’re just helping amplify their voices.” After signing in with Twitter, the app...

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OK Google, make me a smartwatch: ‘Android Wear’ brings Google’s mobile OS to …

By on Mar 22, 2014 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Google announced today that it’s launching Android Wear, a version of its mobile operating system that’s designed to work with smartwatches to give users access to notifications and data from their phones on their wrists. The system is designed to give users an easy way to look at information from their smartphone without pulling it out of their pocket. The Android...

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The future of mobile: Less phone, more operating system

By on Mar 21, 2014 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

It’s still early in 2014, and news from the Mobile World Congress talks about a next generation of smartphones that will blow people’s minds, with dazzling hardware advances, great software, and new features that will make life easier, healthier and more fun. Or will they? What if the Galaxy S5 is just as good as the S4 for 99 percent of our needs? After all, recent...

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Video: Here’s how Android Wear actually works

By on Mar 20, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Google on Tuesday unveiled Android Wear, a clear sign that wearable devices are very important for the company, and that it certainly wants smartwatch designers to first consider Android than anything else when creating new devices. The company has already made available several Android Wear resources for interested developers and OEMs, including videos that...

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