iOS Core, XNU Kernel, Ported To Non Apple Hardware

Software developers, Wincom, have just ported the XNU Kernel (the core elements that make up Apple’s iOS operating system) to non Apple hardware. The XNU Kernel is what Apple used to develop OSX and iOS.┬áSteven Troughton-Smith┬áprovided a picture of a Nokia N900 running the XNU Kernel successfully. This build does not make a whole operating…

Vine For Windows Phone Is Now Available

Maybe, just maybe, the Windows Phone app ecosystem will get better. Vine announced today (via their blog) that Vine for Windows Phone is now Available. I’m no Vine user but there are millions who are and it is a popular app. If Windows Phone continues to attract large apps such as Vine, could they possibly…

OS X

Apple Announces OS X Mavericks FREE

Apple announced their latest version of OSX, OS X Mavericks and it is being offered for FREE for ALL Mac users even if you are still on Leopard. Notable improvements are, better battery life and better RAM usage. Apple says these improvements should be visible even in older Macs. You can download the newest version…

Why Android First is a Myth By Steve Cheney

Written by Steve Cheney In mobile, particularly in consumer markets, there has been an ongoing debate about when or if Android will become the first platform that sophisticated startups develop for. Often times, this argument is wrongly centered around vanity metrics for Android such as worldwide shipments or installed base of each platform. The reality…