Posts tagged TNW
Want to run Android apps on your PC? No problem!
January 25, 2013 | 12:36 pm
OK, folks—this is something seriously cool. Over at The Next Web (and Liliputing, and probably a million other tech-obsessed sites and blogs by the end of the day), there's a recently-published post about a new app known as WindowsAndroid that actually allows you to run an Android operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0, to be specific) "as a native application on your Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 machine," according to the TNW post. A Beijing-based startup called SocketeQ is the company responsible for the app; you'll want to head over to their site in order to grab the download form...
Are Apple and Google Considering a Truce?
September 2, 2012 | 3:02 pm
From the Never-Ending Rumor Mill Department this afternoon comes the story of an anonymously-sourced article that appeared in last Thursday's edition of the San Jose Mercury-News. The story, which also ran in the Guardian and numerous other print and online publications, suggests that Google CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook "had a phone conversation last week," following Apple's $1.05 billion win over Samsung. Reuters reporters Alexei Oreskovic and Poornima Gupta appear to have been the team that broke the story; the following quote, regarding the possible subject of Page and Cook's discussion, comes from their report: "One possible scenario under consideration could be a truce involving disputes over basic...