Posts Tagged ‘poll’

Poll: Tempted by Facebook Home?

An obvious question to ask, given last week’s announcement of the tie-up between Facebook and HTC for Facebook Home, the customised family of Android apps… So, what did you think? Is it what you’ve been waiting for? Looking forward to “Chat Heads” and other social messaging content…

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Poll: Alternative platforms poised to rival Android

Mobile World Congress was full of Android-related developments, of course, but it was also a chance to showcase alternative mobile platforms from the likes of Mozilla (Firefox OS) and Samsung (Tizen). And previously, Canonical has thrown its Ubuntu hat into the smartphone and tablet ring…

“Firefox’s arrival indicates…

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Poll: Are you going to Mobile World Congress 2013?

Organised by the GSMA, Mobile World Congress is a massive event for the mobile industry, and its coming up soon (Monday 25 – Thursday 28 February).

Are you Barcelona bound, or not? And how closely will you follow the event? Time for another Poll…

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Poll: Is Amazon Coin welcome tender?

This week’s poll falls in my lap from yesterday’s story about Amazon and the new coin of its realm – Amazon coins Kindle Fire currency

The online retail giant is planning to use the virtual currency with Android apps running on its Kindle Fire devices. That’s both for…

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Poll: How many Android devices do you own?

Time for another poll, and this one is a more generic question, to help build up context of where we’re all coming from…

These days people own a whole range of computing devices, from multiple phones, through tablets, to multiple PCs (laptops and desktops)…

So, how frequently does Android…

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Poll: Android as swap-in consumer UI

The Panasonic Rice cooker has garnered a lot of (critical) attention as the exemplar of pointless Internet integration, courtesy of Android.

But a more balanced example might be the Dacor Discovery IQ Wall Oven. While the company mentions Internet-related stuff such as “researching new recipes or viewing cooking video…

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Poll: Ubuntu for Phones

The topic for this week’s poll – the first of 2013 – falls in to my lap with the announcement of Ubuntu for phones. See Ubuntu for phones leverages Android drivers

Your thoughts on this Cannonical development, and its vision of an OS that can run on everything, from a phone…

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Poll: Smartphones and NFC

Time for another poll, and this time I am going to choose a generic rather than topical question…

Where do you stand on NFC? With the iPhone not supporting near field comms technology, the area of play is open to Android. How significant is this?

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Poll: Gingerbread past its sell by date?

Time for another poll! Let’s keep with the monthly Android platform stats, recently released. Inevitably, thoughts turn Gingerbread-wards…

How damaging is it, to the general perception of Android, that a two-year-old version still predominates on active devices? Have your say.

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Poll: Differentiating phones by processor

Time for another Poll, and I am going to return to the Baidu-Qualcomm post we ran earlier in the week – Free cloud storage offered with Snapdragon-based devices

“The Chinese equivalent of Google, Baidu, has announced a deal with Qualcomm in China that sees it offering free personal storage…

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