Android Phone Recorder Problem

Android Phone Recorder Problem

Note:  I don’t have time to complete this posting right now, so it’s in a draft format.  I just wanted to briefly document my findings before I forget.  Back to studying for the Patent Bar… I finally pony up the Benjamins and got myself an Android handset, wait for it – the Sprint HTC EVO 4G! You may not share my enthusiasm, but finally ditching my HTC Mogul (running WinMo 6.1) and moving into an even more open platform opens…

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Android 2.2 (Froyo) To Come with Tethering and Wifi Hotspot

Android 2.2 (Froyo) To Come with Tethering and Wifi Hotspot

I have been USB-tethering with my Sprint HTC Mogul for more than two years, connecting my Ubuntu 8.04~10.04 and Win XP~7 laptops/netbook to Sprint’s usually-speedy-enough 3G data network. While my Mogul still works fine as a phone, email client, light browsing, an GPS navigation with Tomtom 7 and Google Map, I am really getting tired of Windows Mobile 6.1. I am a fan of building custom Linux kernels for the x84 architecture and having root access to an OS, so…

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ARM, Globalfoundries outline 28-nanometer plans

ARM, Globalfoundries outline 28-nanometer plans

“The companies revealed the details Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Their system-on-a-chip platform is based on ARM’s Cortex-A9 processor and Globalfoundries’ 28-nanometer manufacturing process. The platform will be used in smartphones, tablets, and smartbooks.” Full story at News.com. So it looks like we will have devices that consume less power purely on a per-clock-cycle basis.  I’m guessing the new process won’t trickle down to actual commercial mobile implementation until at least 2013.

Microsoft urges laws to boost trust in the cloud

Microsoft urges laws to boost trust in the cloud

From CNET: In a speech Wednesday, Microsoft general counsel and senior vice president Brad Smith called on government and business to shore up confidence in cloud computing by tackling issues of privacy and security–two major concerns that have been voiced about the cloud. Full article.

Waiting For A Nexus One Worldphone

Waiting For A Nexus One Worldphone

So Google finally announced its 3G phone for HSPDA back on Jan 5, 2010. Unfortunately, for those of us in the US, the GSM camp does not have a wide enough of 3G data coverage that folks over in Asia and Europe enjoy. I was pretty excited when Google said they would release a version of Nexus One that works on the Verizon network in the Spring of 2010. After all, my contract with Sprint doesn’t expire until May. Since…

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