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Friday

11

March 2011

The ubiquity of iOS

by Colin Miller, on App, Apple, iOS, iPad, iPad 2, Musings, Ramblings

If I asked you a decade ago what you thought the dominate OS on mobile devices would be, you probably would have thought Palm or maybe Windows. The idea that Apple would rise to domination of the mobile OSes (and devices) wouldn't have really crossed your mind. I mean in 1997 Microsoft invested $150 million in Apple which helped the company avoid bankruptcy. Who knew that a decade later, Apple…

Wednesday

09

June 2010

iPhone vs Evo

by Colin Miller, on Android, Apple, Evo, iPhone

Updated: A friend corrected me that you don't need a google voice number to forward calls straight to voicemail. I've updated my post accordingly. Recently I switched from an iPhone 3GS to an HTC Evo. This was mostly due to wanting to switch away from AT&T to cut costs, but the choice was also fueled by my desire to experience an Android phone. After having waited outside of…

Tuesday

12

January 2010

iPhone woes

by Colin Miller, on Apple, iPhone, Kindle, Musings, Ramblings

This is a late post because I ran out of time yesterday. It's also not on any of the subjects that I usually cover. Instead my current iPhone troubles led me to thinking about the state of smartphones and some of the general trends that the industry seems to be leaning towards. My iPhone randomly turned off last night and hasn't turned back on yet. I've tried charging it, letting…