You know the drill folks, its Friday and the fall weather is officially rolling into town here on the East coast of the states so let’s roll into the weekend on the back of a roundup of all of our favorite rumors, developments, and helpful hints from the mobile world this week.
New Possibilities in the Tech World
The days of the cracked screen may be coming to an end and as news this week from the team at LG suggests that a flexible smartphone screen may be closer than we think.
Complain all you want about the dreadful service Comcast provides, but this week thanks to a partnership that will allow users to watch television directly through twitter, Comcast certainly made some waves in the mobile game.
From the Rumor Mill
For the avid followers among you, you know we like to touch upon the many Apple rumors that tend to float around these airwaves each week. Well this week, the folks at Wired did it for us with a roundup of all the Apple rumors ranked from most ridiculous to most plausible.
While Blackberry has been our whipping boy many a time, the company still seems to have plenty of value if only in the software game. That became evident this week as rumors circulated about a potential Blackberry buyout that could run upwards of $4.5 billion.
Big Ideas in Design
Some of the best mobile designs do not come from flash or flare, but rather focus only on experience. We came across a great piece from UX Magazine explaining how to create a better user experience ecosystem.
I don’t know that I’ve ever been more excited for a sequel a decade later than I am for Anchorman 2. This week, the folks at CNet made the case that tech companies might just be able to take some advice from the people at Chrysler who have launched a promotional campaign using our favorite politically incorrect news anchor which focuses on the notion that rattling off specs is not nearly as impressive as creating a great experience.