Category Archives: android

Matt’s Top 10+ Technology Predictions for 2012

Hi everyone – It’s that time of year again where I speculate on what the big technology announcements and impacts are going to be for next year 2012. The lens I use for this are those things that will in some way have a profound short or long term impact, or implications, for the various [...] Read more >

Understanding Intel’s Android 4.0 x86 Optimizations- What AnandTech has explained

Last week, I attended Android Developer Conference ( AnDevConII) at San Francisco, and had chance to get shocked by Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) demoed by two Google senior Engineers Chet Haase and Romain Guy. The title of their keynote is “Android  Awesomeness”. It is indeed Awesomeness! Chet and Romain somehow figured out using [...] Read more >

Forget the Console, buy a Gaming PC!

This will be my tongue-in-cheek response to a ZDNET blog posting that can be found here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/forget-the-gaming-pc-buy-a-console/15969#comments While the author brings up a few interesting discussion points; I’m not entirely convinced that it’s a fair assessment and here’s why. 1) Pricing: When the Xbox 360, and PS3 first released their real street price was no [...] Read more >

Understanding x86 vs ARM Memory Alignment on Android

With Google’s recent release of the NDK (r6), it is now possible build Android application for x86 processors in addition to ARM. In general, this only involves rebuilding native code to port applications from ARM to x86. However, there are a few pitfalls to avoid. One difference between x86 and ARM is the memory alignment [...] Read more >

Understanding x86 vs ARM Memory Alignment on Android

With Google’s recent release of the NDK (r6), it is now possible build Android application for x86 processors in addition to ARM. In general, this only involves rebuilding native code to port applications from ARM to x86. However, there are a few pitfalls to avoid. One difference between x86 and ARM is the memory alignment [...] Read more >

Open Mic

Today there was a double-long session focused on advances and products in the portable device space, called “Open Microphone for Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Smartphones and Handhelds.” This rapid-fire session featured a large number of speakers who each had five-ish minutes… Read more >

Open Mic

Today there was a double-long session focused on advances and products in the portable device space, called “Open Microphone for Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Smartphones and Handhelds.” This rapid-fire session featured a large number of speakers who each had five-ish minutes… Read more >

Open Mic

Today there was a double-long session focused on advances and products in the portable device space, called “Open Microphone for Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Smartphones and Handhelds.” This rapid-fire session featured a large number of speakers who each had five-ish minutes … Continue reading Read more >