Todd Ogasawara


Google’s New Android Training Site Offers App Design Advice and Tutorials

As data this week hinted that Apple is paradoxically gaining on Android among developers starting new apps, Google launched a new Android Training site for to help newbies this week. […]

Sencha Touch 2 Makes Web Apps Into Native Apps in One Line of Code

App-building tool provider Sencha is set to release a major update for Sencha Touch that will let developers build native Android and iOS apps by adding a single line to […]

Springpad’s Social Notes, Data Access Bring it to 2.5M Users

Evernote isn’t the only productivity app around. Springpad, an intelligent note-taking and information organizing service, has racked up 2.5 million users since its launch three years ago. Founded by Spring […]

A Look at Unity’s 3D Gaming Development World with CEO David Helgason

After growing its registered user base by 50 percent to 750,000 developers over the past six months, San Francisco’s Unity Technologies looks poised to become the leading way that mobile […]

Smule CTO Ge Wang on Why Android Apps Aren’t Coming in The Near Future

Smule, which practically invented the smartphone-as-musical instrument category, is consolidating power with the recent acquisition of Khush and a $12 million round of funding this year.  We caught up with […]

PBS Kids, WGBH’ New Augmented Reality Math App Gets Kids Moving

PBS Kids and Boston-based public broadcasting station WBGH are testing the waters in the nascent space of augmented reality with a recently released free math app for the iPhone. FETCH! LUNCH […]

Apps That Won a Place on the Home Page of my iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone & Android

I’ve written about thousands of apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone here. If you ever wondered which of these third party apps (not part of the mobile platform) […]

Revisiting Using a QR Code & SlideShare to Share Presentations on Smartphones

I provided a tip here in August that drew a fair bit of attention and commentary. The tip provided a solution to a problem I had to solve myself: How […]

Participate in a Google+ Hangout Without an Android or iPhone

Google+’s greatest feature is Hangouts. It lets you have a multi-person video chat with up to 10 people. It is also very easy to use and, best of all, is […]

Path 2 for Android & iPhone Automates Journaling Your Life

Journal or diary writing was once a private and somewhat laborious task. Blogging changed the nature of the activity from a private one to a public one and made the […]