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Facebook's Zuckerberg, Closed App Stores and HTML5

Could you imagine being so famous that your declaration of killing all the food you eat yourself becomes mainstream news? And all this at age 27? In case you missed it - I am talking about Mark Zuckerberg - a...

An Honest Critique of Microsoft and Steve Ballmer

For the last five years there have been calls for Steve Ballmer to step down from Microsoft and I have refrained from comment until today because a confluence of news and events has made commentary necessary. Specifically, David Einhorn, an...

Lady Gaga Causes Monster Cloud Crash

Born This Way is one of the most popular songs of the year - it already was the fastest-selling single ever on the Apple iTunes App Store. And Amazon knew this when it offered the entire Born This Way Album...

Flash Support May Be Apple's Only Weak Spot

I’ve got two kids and for privacy reasons we will call them X, age seven and Y, age six. For their last birthday X received a netbook and I noticed over the last eight months or so – it was...

BlackBerry PlayBook First Thoughts

In my review of the BlackBerry PlayBook I must say I am impressed with the device - it is small - not too heavy, feels good in your hands and runs Flash like a champ. The back of the device...

Even Smaller SIM Cards on Way? Thanks Apple

Looks like Apple thinks even the pretty small microSIM card is too big and this could mean videos like the one produced by Corning - A Day Made of Glass will come sooner than we think. Look for the new...

China Patent Wars: Huawei Sues ZTE

Huawei today filed lawsuits in Germany, France, and Hungary against ZTE a fellow Chinese manufacturer of telecom equipment - with strength in 4G/LTE technology among others. The interesting point here is the company is being sued for patent and trademark...

Nokia Lays Off Due to Apple Success

7,000 people will be laid off by Nokia because of loss of market share to Apple. How bad is the situation? Well, a five-year chart of Stock performance of Apple and Nokia shows Apple up 400% and Nokia down about...

Apple Responds to Locationgate

With the controversy surrounding the data being gathered by smartphones with Apple and Google operating systems, Apple has decided to come out with an explanation of what exactly it is doing and why. Here are the salient points of what...

Is Apple Telegraphing A Tablet Market as Large as PCs?

I'm Predicting 500,000,000 tablets sold by 2015 (updated - an eagle-eyed reader noticed I left out 3 zeros for the various iPad estimates throughout!)Through informal research I have seen iPad owners not giving up on their PCs – in fact...

Which Kills More Jobs - The iPad or US Politicians?

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. recently went on a rant discussing how the iPad is produced in China and is responsible for killing jobs and is responsible for Borders going bankrupt. He continued to rail against universities who have adopted the...

HTML5 to Allow 15-year Post Internet Boom Mega-Cycle

Investing legend Roger McNamee, managing director and co-founder of Elevation Partners was interviewed on CNBC this morning and explained why he is bullish on the tech sector. He goes on to say Apple is winning and tell us why. He...

Amazon Ad-Supported Kindle

The new Kindle with Special Offers costs $114 and shows ads as screen savers and so far has some high-profile customers - Buick, Olay, Visa, and Amazon.com Reward Visa Card (Chase Bank). Some of the offers are quite good, giving...

First the Unabomber and now Steve Jobs

You know you may have bad luck when you open up a package which was mailed by unabomber Ted Kaczynski and smoke starts to come out of it followed by a flash. Yale Professor David Gelernter survived a horrific attack...

Bing For iPad: You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

Bing for iPad Home PageThe iPad gained a very valuable information portal today in the form of a new application from Bing which has impressed me a great deal. What is different about this software is it borrows from other...

11 Reasons Why Google Needs Retail Stores

It is becoming clear the world is gravitating towards everything Apple sells and even worse for the competition is Cupertino is setting the tone for product launches, making the rest of the tech world play perpetual catch up. Even...

Cablevision iPad App Review

The battle to take control of TV 2.0 continues with a new application (iPad link) from Cablevision allowing customers with iPads to view about 300 channels and 2,000 videos on demand from anywhere in the house. I say in the...

IT Spending Up: Thanks iPad

I've been using the iPad 2 consistently for about a week now and although I sense the battery life of the original tablet was greater - I find I am much more productive using this device. For example as you...

Amazon: Begun the Consumer Cloud Wars Have

Amazon has just unveiled a cloud storage solution for music and other files beating Apple and Google to the punch. The service, promoted by the included graphic on the Amazon home page explains the offer which includes a player which...

iPad 2, Is it Glass or Plastic?

Perhaps the most amazing innovation of the iPad 2 is the glass screen which is thinner and far more flexible. It is like plastic in fact as this video below shows. Think for a moment how much more useful screens...

How Poor Branding and Positioning Have Led to Tech and Auto Failure

Lessons Learned From Microsoft, Cisco, Volkswagen, Mazda and Apple MistepsWhy do Cisco and Microsoft have trouble entering new consumer markets and why does Apple have challenges when trying to get into the enterprise server market? According to an article from...

Apple Sues Amazon over App Store Name

Apple, not content to sue Microsoft for using the term App Store is now going after Amazon citing potential confusion in the market. In reality though it is tough to see how App store is not a generic term and/or...

What AT&T Purchase of T-Mobile Means

Today, AT&T announced it was purchasing T-Mobile from Deutsche Telecom generating a combined entity with 130 million wireless subscribers producing $72.2B per year in revenue. While AT&T had an exclusive contract with Apple to sell iPads and iPhones it could...

Will iPad 2 Glass Break?

Recently I discussed how walking around with an iPad 2 in my hands made me feel like I was carrying around a priceless vase. Part of the reason is the glass is thinner and the case only covers half of...

Tech Minimalism: Only Apple Comes to Mind

This afternoon I was perusing a list of some of the most creative minimalist ads designed for print. Even if you aren't in marketing or advertising, we can all learn from this list that quite often, less is much more.It...
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