Google’s Commitment Issues, Miracast, and Android Fragmentation

I bought a recently released HP 7 Plus tablet, a very nice device with bare minimums and a decent price tag ($100). But it still is on Android Jelly Bean. What it means is some (popular) apps, such as Instagram, no longer support it. It makes some sense, as it is not the latest flavor […]

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Google: Engineers vs. Brand Loyalty

Almost a month ago Google changed its Google Reader product by removing one of its core features: social sharing. This feature allowed you to share items you had read in Reader with your ‘friends’ in Reader community. You could also follow them, comment on their items and so on. Since your comments and notes were […]

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Home eNB: Great Oppotunity for 3GPP LTE

In the recent years more and more wireless providers have started to provide femtocells to their customers. The customer can deploy the femtocell in any location that the coverage of normal towers are weak or absent.  Consider a product like Samsung’s Ubicell. The user can plug this femtocell in their home internet switch, and use […]

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Assisted Driving

It is very exciting to see real world applications of computer related technologies. It gives me hope that this field is actually doing work, as other fields of science do. One branch of such real world applications is “assisted driving. What I mean by assistance in here is providing information, such as current speed and […]

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