Posts Tagged: iphone

Real Innovation Takes Time

Combinatorial Innovation There are so many new technologies today: tablets, geolocation, video chat, great app frameworks. It is easy to cherry-pick off “combinatorial” innovations that seem compelling, and can maybe even be monetized readily. But all those innovations are inevitable. If our technologies afford a certain possibility, they will occur. “That’s not a company, that’s… Read more »

Recommended Reading: ‘Once the hobby of tech geeks, iPhone jailbreaking now a lucrative industry’

The Washington Post’s Ian Shapira posted this up a few days back.  If you are following the latest mobile app trends it is worth reading.  The story, titled ‘Once the hobby of tech geeks, iPhone jailbreaking now a lucrative industry’, references a George Mason University student (a senior) who claims to be making $50k/year jailbreaking… Read more »

Mobile App Company Sponto Raises $200k from Amplifier Ventures

Washington, DC based Sponto, a mobile party discovery app for college students that has been targeting University of Maryland College Park students has just announced the conclusion of a $200,000 initial funding round from McLean, VA based Amplifier Ventures.  The funding will be used to complete the first commercial release of the Sponto event-sharing platform,… Read more »

DC ACM Announces iPhone and Android Developer Courses

By Isaac Christopherson The Washington DC Chapter of the ACM (DC ACM) is pleased to announce its Fall 2010 Professional Development Seminar on November 20-21, 2010. Since 1968, DC ACM has been offering these Professional Development Seminars that provide high-quality lectures and hands-on learning on topics of current interest to the local IT community for… Read more »

T-Mobile G2 – Hot or Not? The Surprise: It Will Override Your Preferred Software

Yesterday, the Android based G2 smart phone went on sell in select T-Mobile stores.  AT&T plans to begin selling it soon. The phone has a lot of really advanced features.  The phone has an 800MHZ Snapdragon processor, 4GB memory, a microSD slot, ships with an 8GB card, has a flip out landscape-oriented QWERTY keyboard, has… Read more »