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Episode 55: Got Mobile?


For those who are able to view this episode on YouTube, you're in for a treat.  Steven Tompkins demos Android L and Firefox OS.  Bada and Tizen are also discussed as well.  Bada was merged with Tizen, yet Tizen's availability is delayed in Russia.

Ubuntu Touch is also going through a delay of its own.

These delays may hurt the viability of other mobile operating systems.  Windows Phone 8 exists, but is nowhere near as dominant as Android and iOS.  Ironically, Bill Gates himself predicted the takeoff of mobile computing.

Speaking of iOS, despite battery drainage issues, version 8 seems to be intriguing in terms of new features.  As for whether mobile devices will replace desktops, both hosts concluded that they won't entirely do so. 



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