I mentioned in an earlier post the convenience of having your SMS message popup even when the screen is locked, well how about having the message spoken to you when it arrives? There is really no technical reason why it can't come to fruition considering Android has a Text-to-Speech (TTS) app that can be downloaded … Continue reading My Android Speaks Sweet SMS to Me
It seems like there are a ton of SMS apps on the Android Marketplace, but can they all be great? I thought I would share what is working well for me and maybe that will help a small percentage of Android and G1 users find something that works for them as well. DISCLAIMER: To be honest, … Continue reading SMS Messaging with Android on the G1
Over the past summer I was doing a lot of my work at the local coffee shops. I am a huge fan of coffee shops as workspaces especially if you are a consultant. It is a semi-quiet environment, you can listen to your music, there is a constant stream of caffeine and most importantly, no one … Continue reading Wireless Tethering with the G1 using GWiFi from Ndroi
A product manager's best friend is data. Without data you are left with opinion and predjudice. With data you can have great discussions about tradeoffs, impacts and data forces people to deal in the 'real' versus 'what if' world. Digging into my product management roots, I thought I would share one of the tools we used … Continue reading Turning Product Development into a Process
2009 is the year of Android and G1, at least that is my hope. There is a lot of potential in this product, but potential doesn't get you success or superbowl rings, just ask Tony Romo, T.O. and the Dallas Cowboys. I found a post talking about a Top 10 G1 wishlist which covered the most … Continue reading G1 Android Wishlist for 2009
Attack of the Show recently came out with a list of top 5 Android Apps. If you didn't have a chance to catch it, it is available on Hulu.com and I have embedded it below. more about "Hulu - Attack of the Show: Best of An...", posted with vodpod The five apps mentioned are worthy … Continue reading Lists, Lists and More Lists – Why Lists Will Dominate 2009
I just read Jennifer Bruin's blog post on an app for the G1 called Wikitude AR Travel Guide. The app employs augmented reality, AR. If you don't know anything about AR, like me, reading the wikipedia entry is very helpful. After reading it, I can think of other ways to employ it for everyday … Continue reading Augmented Reality – G1 app to add context to the stars?