Shrouded in mystery and delayed because of the unseasonably cold weather, organisers of the Dublin based augmented reality game, Copān, have announced that the event will launch on Sunday December 12th.
US Android users have received an early Christmas present from Google with the release Android 2.3, codenamed Gingerbread, today. The updated OS will be first made available on Samsung’s Nexus S smartphone.
Google have updated their Android platform versions chart with Android 2.2 (Froyo) overtaking Android 2.1 (Eclair) for the first time. In fact, 83% of Android phones are now 2.1 or above, showing a welcome further decline in the fragmentation that once plagued the platform.
A short video guide on all you need to know about Copān - the augmented reality game that takes place across Dublin. The game can be played on your iPhone or Android device, with prizes for those who earn the most points.
As we speculated in this morning’s article Google Docs now supports editing on Android and iOS devices, including the iPad. In the coming days Google will be rolling out their ‘new documents editor’ that supports editing on mobile browsers.
Congratulations to all those you won at The Appys awards last night in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. The Appys is a new award ceremony that celebrates the innovation and creativity in the app development industry, and rewards their creators and developers.
Figures from StatCounter Global Stats to the end of October 2010 have revealed that once again Android OS is the fastest growing mobile OS in Ireland. In fact, it’s the only mobile OS that has shown growth in the last month.
Gadget blog Engadget have posted more information and images of the rumoured PlayStation Phone. The Android powered device, codenamed “Zeus”, has not yet been verified by Sony, but Engadget are adamant about its authenticity.
Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, have released specifications for an open app store standard in the hopes to combat Apple’s domination of the lucrative apps market. Their release follows Opera’s calls on Monday for an open browser addon standard.
Have you just bought an iPhone or an Android? Do you think its awesome, well think again. Mozilla, as part of their concept series, have released designs for a concept phone called Seabird, and it looks amazing.
The makers of Opera are calling for the creation of web opera browser addon standards. Håkon Wium Lie, the chief technology officer of Opera believes that the browser addon market needs to be standardised to help both programmers and users.
Mozilla, makers of the popular Firefox web browser, have made available Firefox 4 beta for mobile for the Android platform. The app is built on the same technology as its desktop counterpart, with the main focus of this release on “performance and responsiveness”.