Welcome!

Cognitive Computing Authors: Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Pat Romanski

Blog Feed Post

Nexus 7 successor rumors out, Pebble Smartwatch Review and more

By

nexus7Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day.

  • XBMC 12 Frodo Arrives, Bringing Raspberry Pi And Android Versions, AirPlay Audio For Windows And 64bit OS X Support – The XBox Media Center grew out of users wanting to get more from their connected gaming devices. It has evolved from that to be one of the top media center capabilities, with streaming to iOS devices as well. If you are looking for a media streamer (and in the Apple ecosystem) XBMC has a lot to offer. Via TechCrunch, more here.
  • Other carriers very intrigued with T-Mobile’s plans to offer iPhone on monthly installments – Monthly installments are very popular in the EU and abroad. T-Mobile is using it to make the iPhone 5 (and other premium phones) more palatable to lower-income purchasers. Apparently the other carriers are looking into this (which might get people buying better rather than budget devices) but only time will tell. Via 9to5Mac, more here.
  • Gameloft Q4 2012 earnings report shows a 23 percent year-over-year increase – Gameloft is the most consistent mobile developer. They are making not only quality games, but are consistently offering sales on their products as well. They are pulling in 31% of sales from NA and 27 from EMEA. Their gaming sales have improved 66% over last year’s Q4, which is the primary driver of earnings. Via Android Community, more here.
  • Pebble smartwatch review – The Pebble Smartwatch is only scant days old, and it is already one of the most storied and (in)famous devices out there. A smash Kickstarter success, the release date has been pushed back multiple times, and production is starting to ramp up. The  Verge’s Nilay Patel gives his thoughts here. (As for me? I’m sticking with the MOTOACTV and its GPS for now).
  • Reviving the dead: How Android devices are keeping webOS alive – the Open webOS project has been keeping the once defunct OS moving. This story from Ars Technica tracks how the zombie OS might start rolling again (and find it’s way onto new devices). Via Ars Technica, more here.
  • Over $1B In Gorilla Glass Sales In 2012 Helps Propel Corning To New Single Quarter Sales Record – If I had told you five years ago that the Pyrex maker would be and integral part in every top mobile device, you would have laughed in my face. However, the Gorilla Glass maker is beating expectations, by selling over $1B in Gorilla Glass. Via TechCrunch, more here.
  • Google and Asus rumors suggest a next-gen Nexus 7 with full HD display – The Nexus 7 has been one of Google’s biggest Android hits to date. The quality and low-cost have helped it compete (and take the throne from) any other mid-sized tablet. Rumors of the new Nexus already abound, including a 1080p display with other updated internals, while maintaining the same price-point. Via Android Community, more here.

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder of Crucial Point and publisher of CTOvision.com

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Disruption, Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Leadership and Management hear these words all day every day... lofty goals but how do we make it real? Add to that, that simply put, people don't like change. But what if we could implement and utilize these enterprise tools in a fast and "Non-Disruptive" way, enabling us to glean insights about our business, identify and reduce exposure, risk and liability, and secure business continuity?
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named "Media Sponsor" of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "IoT Now" was named media sponsor of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform for CIOs to discuss their innovative enterprise solutions and allows IT vendors to learn about new solutions that can help grow their business.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...