Posts made in July, 2015

[Hands-On] Volkswagen Officially Unveils Android Auto On Upcoming 2016 Models …

By on Jul 31, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Update 1: 2015/07/30 9:21am PDT At an event in California earlier today, Volkswagen officially announced that upcoming 2016 VW models will be Android Auto-ready. Which models? For now, what we know is this: most model year 2016 VWs at “SE” trim and above will likely pack the generation two MIB infotainment system, which has Android Auto (and Apple...

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Major Flaw In Android Phones Would Let Hackers In With Just A Text

By on Jul 31, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

i A security gap on Android, the most popular smartphone operating system, was discovered by security experts in a lab and is so far not widely exploited. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto A security gap on Android, the most popular smartphone operating system, was discovered by security experts in a lab and is so far not widely exploited....

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Windows 10 Experience Comes to iPhone, Android Devices

By on Jul 30, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Microsoft really wants to make Windows 10 omnipresent in the lives of its users. With the release of Windows 10 today, Microsoft is emphasizing a computing experience that can move seamlessly between the PC and almost any smartphone, including iPhone and Android devices. While Windows 10 stands out for a variety of functionality upgrades and a sharp new browser, the...

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Windows 10 tablet mode: a mobile OS that stays out of your way

By on Jul 30, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Microsoft’s bet on touch interfaces led to some of Windows 8’s most frustrating design choices, and the company has been doing damage control over it for the past three years. Windows 10 is the culmination of these efforts, bringing back desktop-friendly features like the Start menu. But this doesn’t mean Microsoft is giving up on mobile computing. In fact, by...

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Moto X Pure Edition Beats Both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus In Respected Benchmark

By on Jul 29, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

The Moto X Pure Edition (Moto X Style). Image Credit: Motorola Today sees the launch of the Moto X Pure Edition (known as the Moto X Style in the UK), the latest flagship smartphone from Motorola. Improving on last year’s Moto X, the new model features a “best in class” 21 megapixel rear-facing camera which, the company boasts, beats the iPhone 6 for quality. Quick...

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