One of the big announcements coming out of the Adobe MAX conference was the Blackberry Tablet OS's support for Adobe AIR. With all the back and forth between Adobe and Apple over Flash it was great to see that in addition to Android that RIM would support AIR. Throw in Google TV and AIR for TV and developers begin to see "real" multi-platform potential for Flash/AIR.
The Blackberry Table OS SDK is now available. Here is series of screencasts to get you started.
There is a special promotion to get a Blackberry Playbook. All you have to do is build a BlackBerry App World-approved AIR application prior to launch.
While presenting for the San Jose Creative Suite Group, one of the attendees came up to show my demo app running on his iPhone. Cool, but how did you do it? He said... DropBox. Thanks for the tip Prateek Sharma
Building a startup is exciting and a lot of work. Recognizing your
strengths and weaknesses is important. You must weigh the cost of
bringing others to do some of the work. Most startups can't afford a
large or even a small design firm and thousands of dollars to create a
Crowdsourcing has emerged as an inexpensive and quick way to design a
logo, website, blog template, etc. You post your project to a site
like 99 Designs or crowdSPRING and designers "compete" to win the project. Here is my experience.