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Video Streaming: The Future of Communications

I have mentioned in the past that the future of the web will be live video streams on social networking sites. I expect 2-4 video streams at a minimum from people who can't seem to share enough information about themselves....

TVoIP on the Ceiling

For people who are looking for a low-cost way to watch video on a wall or ceiling, be on the lookout for a number of new pico projectors. One which was reviewed positively by Engadget is the WowWee Cinemin Swivel...

Google Scaring Apple to Death?

If you don't think the Google business model of giving away as much as possible and subsidizing it through ad revenue is striking fear in the hearts of the tech world, you would be wrong. Even Steve Jobs seems afraid;...

More on the Skype Soap Opera

If you are interested in the Skype/Joost/eBay soap opera of recent months, be sure to check out this article from Brad Reese which shows a chain of emails between Mike Volpi and a number of other execs involved in the...

Droid Won't Kill the iPhone But Google Guide Might

For the record, Google Guide is not a product or service developed by Google. To learn what I believe this service can become, please keep reading. I spent some time with the new Motorola Droid this weekend and I interviewed...

Blackberry Storm 2 Analyzed

I spent some time analyzing a Blackberry Storm 2 in a Verizon store in Norwalk, CT where I chatted with prospective customers as well as Verizon store employees and management. First the phone itself is improved with WiFi support, a...

Google Maps Navigation Analysis

As Om Malik points out, turn-by-turn GPS navigation with voice guidance has come to Google Maps and carriers can't be happy about it. Who is even less happy? TomTom and Garmin. According to Google, less than 1% of navigation devices...

Boingo on Blackberry

Attention Blackberry Users: you can now quickly and immediately jump on and off over 100,000 hotspots around the world without the painful process of entering a user name and password. Boingo, a global provider of WiFi service has become...

Would Apple Let Your Product Out its Door?

Is Steve Jobs smarter? Is he just more detail-oriented or does it come down to simply managing a small stable of products with a laser-focus on usability. This is what I thought about as I read this blog post (some...

Do You Need a SmartWatch?

I am a bit of a watch nut and especially a lover of watches which are rich in technology. As of today I don't wear one because my mobile phone has pretty much replaced it but the last one I...

Can Droid Touch the iPhone or is Resistance Futile?

In February of 2007 I asked candidly if the fact that Verizon chose not to carry the iPhone will be remembered as a telecom blunder and more importantly I predicted in a year's time that we would look back at...

Rich Tehrani's Favorite Tech Tools

I have been meaning to thank my tech vendors for a while - the companies which allow me to be as productive as possible on the road. I am going to be brutally honest and not sugar coat so brace...

Blackberry Tour Takes GigaBeating

In the past few days I have run into two Blackberry Tour users. One had positive things to say and one terrible things. Om Malik sums up the problems. In short, Om got his social circle to switch to the...

Opera Mini 5 Beta: CEO Interview

Opera Software CEO Jon von Tetzchner explains the new Opera Mini browser beta and outlines his company's vision for computing beyond the cloud. ...

Alcatel-Lucent on ng Connect

I had a chance to speak with Doug Wolf and Kurt Steinart of Alcatel-Lucent about their ng Connect ecosystem and how this new and evolving ecosystem will tie together 4G networks with consumer electronics, telematics, digital signage and more. Another...

AT&T Moves to 4G in Miami and Elsewhere

I travel a great deal and have had a chance to test AT&T's wirelessservice in areas such as Dallas, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Los Angeles, San Francisco and others. What I have noticed is the service is improving and...

Pandora Interview: TMCnet Exclusive

Internet radio has really revolutionized the way millions have listened to music and for that I have to thank everyone in the industry for allowing consumers to mark individual songs for more or less play. The amazing thing about Internet...

Tango Networks FMC Update

When I last discussed Tango Networks the company focusing on selling FMC solutions to carriers worldwide I mentioned they were focusing on integrating text messaging into corporate phone and email systems. I have written in the past that selling to...

Blackberry Storm 2 With Piezo Technology and WiFi

According to the video below the new Blackberry Storm 2 will perform head and shoulders above the original Storm and the iPhone. With a multitouch screen and Piezo electronics allowing a smoother and faster text inputting system we can expect...

Carl Ford Discusses 4G, Backhaul, M2M and More

I started my day today with a cup of coffee and this article from Carl Ford about some areas of discussion at the upcoming 4GWE show in about two weeks in Los Angeles, California. White space, backhaul and machine to...

Name That New Kodak Gadget!

Years back I started to utilize the website ofoto to store my pictures. What a great service with its ability to share your photos immediately with others. Years later Kodak purchased the company and integrated it into its backend photo...

Bluetooth to Improve Home Electronics

In my recent trip to northern California a few vendors told me they were integrating bluetooth into their products for the home market. Generally until now most bluetooth applications have been of the mobile variety. Sure, you have some bluetooth...

IPhones Become Enhanced Services Platforms

One of the first truly useful wireless devices was the Palm 7 as it had a screen big enough to be useful and a stylus which allowed typing so a user could interact with web pages. As I recall, there...

Telecom Italia Mobile Goes Solar

While communications and technology solutions have the ability to drastically reduce costs associated with travel by simulating trips via conferencing - telepresence, etc... The reality is technology is also responsible for more and more energy use. Think about all the...

Internet Music Saved?

There is some good news and bad in the recent negotiations between record labels and internet streaming sites which bring you radio over IP. From the AP: The revenue-sharing deal announced Tuesday is between SoundExchange, a nonprofit that collects royalties...
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