Welcome to another installment of some bite sized tech news. Typically we make an article like this when news is a bit light, or there is a lot of news but nothing big enough for it’s own article. So instead of spreading it out and wasting word space, I’m going to give you little tidbits of tech news to munch on this fine Monday morning.
Well… it certainly took Mark Zuckerberg long enough to start working on their app program. There is one complaint I hear across all platforms, be it android, iOS or Blackberry; the facebook app is terrible. It loads incredibly slowly, the notifications are all wonky, and you may as well take a nap if you’re not connected to WiFi because it just won’t load anything.
It’s no secret I am kind of cheering the Windows 7 phone line along. I don’t actually own one, but I am intrigued by Nokia’s big push and sleek phone designs along with a rather sleek new Windows interface. Not to mention integration with my computer and Xbox. So far it hasn’t proven itself to me yet, but it seems it has proven itself to some analysts who make a living off of cellphone business guesswork.
NPD just did a market study that has a few shocks here and there, but it was mostly expected as Android pulls ahead of all competition. Google’s ability to offer their OS across various price points gives them the advantage as Apple pulls in a strong second with their more limited choices. But what about the other smart phone OS’s? Does this spell doom and gloom for some?