One day, Google believes, software developers will love its “non-existent” Android handset just as much as they love the iPhone – and maybe more. Speaking this morning at eComm, a conference dedicated to “emerging communications,” Google mobile platforms guru Rich Miner acknowledged that for the moment, Apple may have an advantage. After all, Steve Jobs and company have actually shipped a piece of hardware, while the first Android handset won’t arrive until “the second half of this year.” But Miner also told the crowd that Stevo hasn’t treated developers as well as they deserve. More Â»
“Camera phone. Is it spelled cameraphone or camera phone?” a colleague asked me a few minutes ago. “It’s camera phone”,I said. However, two-word meanings for a single concept tend to merge into a single word over time as it becomes nearly universal in its application. So, it’s just a matter of time before camera phone morphs into cameraphone. After all, who has a phone that doesn’t have a camera?
Keeping your phone on you is something I’d estimate about 30% of us do – the remaining 70% haven’t yet become addicted to their cellphone. SMS, IMs and the proliferation of and Blackberry and related devices have made holding your phone nearly a necessity – at least in our own mind. But not everyone carries their cellular phone.
Some of those not carrying phones were stuck in an elevator at their worksite for two days. Leaving their phones in the car, they didn’t expect to be at the job for more than an hour. A sudden stop by the elevator – and no response by pushing the phone button – put their one hour job into overtime.
Looking for a cool way to take your music on the road? Youâ€™re not toting around a cell phone and an MP3 player, are you? Get with it! In fact, get a Samsung F200 Unlocked GSM Cell Phone. This sleek little beauty is designed to be as small as a portable audio player (one of the small ones, anyway) but as useful as a phone. In fact, you can use it as a phone! Because it is one. Intrigued?