A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Google buys Motorola Mobility

Earlier this week Google announced that it was buying Motorola Mobility for $40 per share or $12.5 Billion total. Motorola Mobility which was previously known as the Mobile Devices division of Motorola, is a major Android hardware manufacturer with products including the popular Droid, Xoom and Atrix devices. ┬áMotorola Mobility also builds and sells a […]

August 20th, 2011 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

ESRI ArcGIS for Android

ESRI is to soon release ArcGIS for Android which is an application which allows users to use ArcGIS content directly from their Android device. Users of ArcGIS for Android (which will be available from the Android Market) will be able to display and browse maps, query remote ArcGIS map layers and data, use data from […]

February 12th, 2011 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Java, Mapping, Tech | no comments

Android is taking over the mobile OS market

After 7 months on the market, Samsung announced that it has reached the sales milestone of 10 million Galaxy S Android phones. This might pale in comparison to Apple’s achievement of 14.1 million iPhone sales in its fourth quarter but this remains a remarkable achievement and a definite indication that the Android market has reached […]

January 4th, 2011 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

Google Maps 5.0 for Android Updates

Google has released Google Maps for Android and has made major modifications to how maps are rendered. This is major update with some really interesting new features. Google is really paying attention to the needs of mobile users and making Google Maps for Android one of the premier apps for their mobile OS. Some of […]

December 17th, 2010 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Mapping, Tech | one comment

Android Fragmentation : Can it be prevented?

The Android mobile platform has a lot going for it. It has a large mind share thanks in part to its huge backer, Google. Android also has something that Apple’s iPhone platform lacks: Diversity in devices and vendors. The Open Handset Alliance which backs the Android platform consists of 65 members from various parts of […]

April 13th, 2010 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

Canada finally get Android paid apps and the Nexus One

After a long wait, Canadian can fully get aboard the Google Android train. Google has announced that Canada will get paid apps and that the Nexus One is available on Rogers in Canada as well as also being available on AT&T’s network. The Nexus One is available in Canada for $529 USD from http://www.google.com/phone, As […]

March 16th, 2010 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

Sneak peak of Nokia RX-51 aka Nokia N900

Mobile review provided a sneak peak at the soon to be released Nokia RX-51 aka Nokia N900. This new internet tablet / phone which has also been referred to as Rover, is a follow on to their N810 internet tablet which received critical acclaim but remained more of a niche product with out the phone […]

August 20th, 2009 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

VMware MVP Mobile Virtualization

Not content to have the dominant position in the data center virtualization market with its VMware Infrastructure products including the widely used ESX, VMWare strikes out on another platform : mobile devices. Virtualizing mobile devices VMware MVP(Mobile Virtualization Platform) is a product which allow mobile operating systems to be virtualized. A small piece of code […]

May 27th, 2009 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Tech | no comments

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