WholeThinking essays with keyword tag: Google

Google’s App Store Achilles Heel, Few Apps -Eventually Few Phones

Much has been made of the open versus closed environment that is apps on the Android platform and the Apple iOS  platform. One with a seeming Opensource OS, multi handset environment and the other a proprietary operating system bound to a fixed set of devices. These conversations can seem complicated and they are further muddled by […]

Google Follows Microsoft Kin, Ends Nexus One -Lessons Learned?

Another smartphone is added to the mobile device graveyard with the Google announcement, “Nexus One changes in availability,” a quick interpretation, the Nexus One will not be available from Google online but will be available through carrier partners, or maybe not. The real memorial is for the web store and Google’s ill fated attempt to match […]