Fin de ciclo, gracias a todos y hasta siempre.
(este blog y su cuenta asociada serán borrados en breve)
sábado, 28 de enero de 2012
jueves, 3 de febrero de 2011
Aunque parezca mentira y pese a lo dicho anteriormente sobre el sistema operativo Android aqui me teneis probando uno de los mejores móviles que he podido encontrar. El Defy es un terminal de los que me gustan, sobrio,práctico y sobre todo muy resistente. Pero los análisis los dejo para otro día que hoy estamos probando la aplicación de Blogger para Android. Saludos a todos y no os perdais el analisis en unos días.
domingo, 27 de septiembre de 2009
Ya se que llego el último y quizá parece tarde para hablar del iPhone, pero también es cierto que ahora llevamos tiempo conviviendo con el como para emitir un juicio mas certero.
Hace ya mas de tres años de la presentación del terminal de Apple y recuerdo un eslogan que me resultó muy llamativo. Según el fabricante el sistema operativo del iPhone les daba una ventaja de cinco años frente a la competencia. Si entonces esta afirmación pudiera resultar pretenciosa, podemos ahora ponerla en su lugar.
Después de tres años el iPhone sigue siendo único, es la demostración de un salto cualitativo en un mercado de rápida obsolescencia. Habrá quien indique que esto no es cierto, que existen Android, Palm pre, Nokia maemo e incluso Windows mobile. Aún con todo esto ninguno ha llegado al nivel de su rival, con cada nuevo terminal se asimilan las cualidades y se liman las diferencias. Android es una gran apuesta y es muy libre, demasiado, pero aun necesita muchas actualizaciones hasta poder medirse con el iPhone.
Nokia y su Maemo son una nueva fuente de desarrollo, demasiado reciente y demasiado genérico, aunque podrá llegar a ser algo (me consta el tiempo que lleva maemo en el mercado, me refiero a las versiones para teléfonos de propósito general).
No comento todas las otras opciones pues a mi juicio salvo android y Palm no hay mas opciones ni lejanamente similares.
El mayor éxito de iPhone sin duda es su navegador web, creedme cuando digo que no tiene comparación con ningún otro de los existentes. Otro acierto mayúsculo es el desarrollo de aplicaciones, pese a las quejas por el sistema de autorización, bastante certero, que ha permitido multitud de herramientas que para Apple hubiera sido imposible desarrollar en tan poco tiempo.
- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Publicado por floot en 21:52
domingo, 29 de marzo de 2009
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To find one of the best places, and more current, look like the Apple Applications store is filled with games and other programs, in over 6000 games and 19,000 applications.
First of all, the balance is correct, but is obvious that the games have their priority opposite the category of applications of "productivity" or "work." If you also add enjoy applications and Internet services Apps, you can begin to understand that the iPhone, for example, is not the correct tool, at least not for the "classic" worker.
Same or worse happening with Android or Windows Mobile, this is not exclusive to anyone, hence Nokia or Rim try to drive Symbian and Blackberry to use more consistent forms of work and less leisure.
However, all systems focusing on productivity, as well as "ugly", is being criticized for lack of multimedia and interactive possibilities, thats why the Storm (Rim) or the new Nokia terminals also include MP3, MP4, browsers with flash and a thousand and one playful addons than anything else.
My thoughts at this point passed in if the business decision was based on the new behaviors of their customers or their customers rate would have changed since a specific area to another more generic.
Could it be that now the executives also want to play something else other than “Solitaire”? Can that new executives are more concerned about Twitter that Yahoo Finance? Perhaps most important is Copy / Paste from a web page than generate an spreadsheet of our work?
All these questions are based on the capabilities of various devices and their applications in this regard. But after much meditation I believe that the solution is provided in grayscale, which is a mixture of new requirements will be joining the complexity of a market that no longer watch uses or needs to distinguish, but by technology.
Not 10 years ago it was unthinkable that a teenager was spent 500 euros (or Dollars, maybe) in a high-end phone that can be needed or not . Far from thinking that if it is within their capabilities, not even really say if they need this kind of device, which has demonstrated this new wave of customers is the need for mobility has been imposed on other conditions.
I will not say if for a citizen is very important to write in a blog or share any image at any time, or if the cost is offset. But if I can say that is not true for a worker (and I mean those who work, whether Auto employed or employed).
Away from workers include those with on-line bussines, for most users for work purposes makes little sense to link high-speed data to exchange documents or databases, even to visit a specific website, but not for streaming audio and video, play on your network or send photos to Flickr. And it is not for nothing that this evil, but because anything that distracts us from our obligations to make us forget our true purpose.
That's why it has always the systems been oriented to labor issues have been sparing in details, less addons and designed for" a single use ".
I believe that the new kind of devices offers many options open to new ways to guide and interpret the productive capacity of each one, and that's great, but I fear that we are diluting the line between the professionalism of the need for "casual use".
Are happy to criticize at the comments, download games for iPhone ... here.
martes, 17 de marzo de 2009
Publicado por floot en 12:43
martes, 17 de febrero de 2009
Contrary to what happens with the big blogs, doing a great job and it shows the effort for a top publisher of technology as the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, smaller or at least we decided to rest.
Not that we are more vague, I guess, but the target of all eyes are those news, the live broadcast , images captured recently. Our blog is not based on "new" devices only, but analyzes the daily reality of these developments. This is why despite the interesting things we announced we have nothing to say.
Probably next year, if this project continues to interest you, we even are present in this and other events, but we will start writing as soon as we can digest the vast information and of course, separate information from simply marketing .
Greetings to all and see you soon, however ... here.
Publicado por floot en 11:56
lunes, 9 de febrero de 2009
El nuevo servicio Latitude, que integra la nueva versión de Google Maps, localiza tu posición y la de todos aquellos que así lo deseen en un mapa. Por el momento era un servicio que tenía a prueba con mi esposa y que situaba de forma certera ambas localizaciones, aunque no exento de errores de posicionamiento en algunas circunstancias.
Esta mañana recibí una invitación en mi BlackBerry para compartir mi localización con un buen amigo. Acepté sin el menor miramiento. No obstante, fue algo que puso a mi cerebro a funcionar tratando de encontrar respuesta a ciertos interrogantes.
¿Realmente quiero que una serie de personas sepan en todo momento donde me encuentro y lo que estoy haciendo? ¿Cual es la verdadera utilidad de las redes sociales a las que este servicio parece pretender asemejarse?
Redes como Facebook que en un principio parecía pretender acercar a personas con intereses comunes, se ha transformado en una comuna de mirones y cotillas. Twitter adolece de interminables secuencias de entradas repletas de pensamientos profundos o utra-minúsculos saludos de buenos días de aquellos que se toman a pies juntillas aquello de "¿qué estas haciendo ahora?". De todos modos sintetizar algo original en 140 caracteres sigue siendo difícil tarea.
Al final, nos hallamos inmersos en una vorágine de redes con fines totalmente desvirtuados donde parece que gana el que más "amigos" tiene. Un juego en el que parece que te ves obligado a entrar para no sentirte desplazado. Dame un trocito de tu vida y serás famoso.
Puede no importar que un amigo de verdad, que lo sea también en la vida real, se entere de determinados aspectos de tu vida. Pero luego están esos otros "amigos" que parece que algunos coleccionan, que puede que no te apetezca que sepan lo más mínimo acerca de ti.
Claro está que cuando somos partícipes de estas redes, debemos asumir eso que para algunos es un inconveniente, pero no impide que aquellas afortunados cerebritos (en el sentido más amplio en lo que a afortunados respecta) implementen restricciones en sus "obras". Si no es ninguna de estas dos posibles opciones, nos queda una tercera y más radical; al igual que la iglesia católica y el sexo, si no es para procrear, no queda otra que la más ferrea abstinencia. Y nos encontramos una vez más al principio, en el mismo momento en el que estamos rellenando los campos del formulario de registro: fuera y con ganas de entrar.
Lo peor de todo quizás sea la cantidad de información acerca de nosotros que puede pulular sin control al alcance de cualquier internauta. El "Aquí hay tomate" o el "¿Dónde estás corazón?" en su versión 2.0, son las redes sociales. Y si no, tiempo al tiempo.
Latitude's new service, which integrates the new version of Google Maps, find your position and all those who desire it on a map. By the time it was a service that was tested with my wife who stood and fashion both locations, although not error-free positioning in some circumstances.
This morning I received an invitation on my BlackBerry to share my location with a good friend. Accepted without think about. However, it was something that made my brain to work trying to find answers to some questions.
Do you really want that a number of people knows at all times where I am and what I'm doing? What is the true value of social networks to pretend that this service seems to resemble?
Networks such as Facebook which initially seemed an attempt to bring people with common interests, has become a community of onlookers and gossip. Twitter suffers endless sequence of entries full of profound thoughts or Utra-tiny good morning greetings of those who pretend that the "what are you doing now?" it´s a real question. Anyway is a difficult task to synthesize any into 140 characters .
In the end, we are immersed in a maelstrom of networks for which they seem to completely nullified that wins the most "friends" have. A game where it seems that you are forced to come to not feel moved. Give me a piece of your life and be famous.
It may not matter that a true friend, who is also in real life, he finds certain aspects of your life. But then there are those other "friends" who think that some collections, you may not want you to know the least about you.
It is clear that when we participate in these networks, we must assume that it is inconvenient for some, but excludes those fortunate brain (in the broadest sense with respect to lucky) put restrictions on their "works." If not either of those options, we have a third and more radical, like the Catholic church and sex, if not to procreate, it is also the most ferrea abstinence. And we are once again at the beginning, at the same time when we are filling in the fields on the registration form: the outside and wanting to enter.
Worst of all perhaps is the amount of information that we can not control the swarm by any user. The "Aquí hay tomate" or "Where you heart?" in the version 2.0, are social networks. And if not, time to time.
Publicado por floot en 17:42
jueves, 29 de enero de 2009
The day Gmail is not Beta ...
For those unaccustomed to the Beta state, not the format of video, say that a software program that has almost come to an end, still have to check and repair items before being considered "marketable."
This is because when we began the difficult task of making a complex program, like many current projects, we add code to called the Alpha version (yes, yes, those Greeks knew all ...). This state is the most usual, because until things should not work as you can not move forward. When everything is going "almost" well, we passed the state Beta, typically for developers, testers and miscarriages, which aims to find bugs for review.
For some time now it is more profitable, not more appropriate, to publish the beta versions so that everyone can use it and test it, so if no responsibilities. This is an advantage in many other occasions but it's becoming a problem. No program is safe and stable until leave the beta version for your business. If the beta period is extended in time we are faced with two major barriers:
- We have a great tool thats is not an option for legal and business purposes.
- We forget that the role of development is complete tasks in an estimated date, setting a specific product, closed and we know all their options.
This brings us to the subject of the article, what about Gmail?
Personally speculate, and it is not a rumor or a true fact, that things will change. Gmail does not come out of its beta version perhaps because when it do give us a surprise, or rather to our credit card.
When millions of people control their email, calendar, news and links from a single vendor makes us a little slaves. We can check with Hotmail at its inception and subsequent changes, his users want to or not.
Google is the same, except that its title of "saints" , this time has escaped hardest criticism , which could have been. In a company with the size of Google, which is almost 100% fueled by advertising revenue, as many services as we manage the costs and if, as expected this year, the advertising falls significantly.
The company already has taken positions in this regard but still remaining difficult stretches to 2010. That's why turning to the head and I have concluded that one reason that Gmail has become an eternal beta is because when things are clearer and service positions dominate market the service is open to the retail version.
This does not mean that everything is paid, but there will be a "Gmail Plus" for those willing to pay, while the free Google services will start to have a somewhat slower development.
Maybe I'm wrong, by 2010 there is time to seek support, but does not hurt to start looking for suppliers that we like to pay an Internet soon will be more "expensive" than today.
If you want other opinions (in English), here ...
jueves, 15 de enero de 2009
Nokia and its continuous error... N- Gage
Nokia long ago that shows likely to be tired, even sheltered I would say. It is not that they are comfortable in their position as the mobile phone giant, but that lamb is scared for their own future.
Mobile telephony will continue to grow, but within a few years will no longer be at the top, but as wide. Like everything in life, when it reaches top of possibilities, the following is growing in functionality, capability, influence on the consumer, and so on.
Among the many mistakes there is one thats shining dramatically. Nokia does not want to leave the N-Gage, or structure or name. I think the name has been drained of much stress on it without result of success, may propose N-Gamer if things take a different course ...
But the most irritating beyond will see how millions of euros in the end, is to see that neither the change of course after removing offered ngage phones and ngage qd have been able to learn from their mistakes and build a platform capable.
Today there are titles on Java dangerously close to the abilities and qualities of this platform that I'm going to schedule time for a closed platform if can do for millions of brands and models?
To understand the error of Nokia you have to think about someone taking strategic decisions, wanted to maintain control of the game development in the hands of the company. We will not tell to Nokia as its lead company, but we remind they that can not force drawn from several markets simultaneously.
If they want a gaming platform other than Java, with a license market itself, which I think is what they seek, then must return to the road abandoned. They must return to devices which are not fully specialized, but they are designed to keep the user in a comfortable way to play and compatible with other functions.
The problem then is certainly going to have fierce competitors, if suddenly Nintendo, Sony or Apple decide to follow the same path are in much better condition that the Finnish company. Maybe rather than face up to reality of the market for video games prefer to look for other outlets, finally leaving the N-Gage franchise, otherwise to be preparing a few venture capital funds too bulky, because they need for that.
To know that I speak ... here.