How do you choose what mobile platform to support? Putting aside personal bias towards mobile devices is difficult.
If you’re choosing which mobile platforms and devices to support based on what you think is “cool” or what devices are used in your office, you’ve taken the first step down the path of failure for your mobile project.
When building a mobile application, there are many considerations that either don’t apply, or work quite differently than on a PC. One of those is how multitasking (or the mobile equivalent) is handled.
Nokia and RIM are both undergoing radical transitions that will change the core technology they have been built on for years — Nokia to Windows Phone 7 and RIM to QNX.
RIM’s inaugural attempt at entering the tablet market with the BlackBerry PlayBook is providing developers with many more options to entering the BlackBerry ecosystem.