I’mma do the things that I wanna do
I ain’t got a thing to prove to you
I’ll eat my candy with the pork and beans
Excuse my manners if I make a scene
The 3-inch by 5-inch touchscreen phone with a slider keyboard has an accelerometer so you to tilt and pan the device and Google Maps or Street View will track its orientation.
Although Android supported the touch screen, there was no support yet for multitouch, which permits two-finger controls such as pinching, says CNet.
“The amazing app has yet to be invented for mobile,” says Scott Jenson, manager for mobile user interface design at Google. People are still trying to figure out what people want to do with their mobile phones and how they want to use the mobile Web.
Developers at Mobile Portland got an update on Firefox for Mobile Devices last night from Dietrich Ayala, a developer for Mozilla’s Firefox. Firefox for Mobile Devices is not your father’s Minimo (Mini Mozilla).
Ruby on Rails is a free web application framework designed to make web development faster, simpler and more efficient. The annual RailsConf starts this week. Here’s the latest.
According to J.D. Powers, smartphones have climbed from 1.7% to 6.3% in market share over the last year. Smartphone users spend an average of 4.6 hours per month browsing the mobile web in the US and nearly 2.5 hours per month in Britain, reports M:Metrics (which is being bought by ComScore).