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Finally Some Sanity at the FAA and EASA

For many years I have complained about FAA regulations that defied logic. In 2008 I said the following when pondering if gadgets make airplanes crash: First you can use laptops on planes -- even during take off. Then you can't....

Vertu Rolls Out "Affordable" Constellation

Titanium, sapphire and calfskin are what you need to make the most expensive phones in the world according to Vertu who should know as this is what they produce. Each phone is assembled by hand – there are no production...

Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 A Solid Performer

Plantronics has outdone itself with tremendous improvements to an already great product I have been doing a long-term test of the Plantronics BackBeat GO Wireless Earbuds for over a year and they are what I would call a technological marvel....

Americans Don't Know They Want Wearable Tech Yet

Recently a headline stating that most Americans don’t want wearable tech caught my eye and reminded me of many past of articles regarding consumer choices which were just plain wrong. The piece can be summed up with the following paragraph:...

Divoom Bluetune Solo Speaker Review

At CES 2013 I had a chance to check out the Divoom Bluetune Solo speaker, a pint-sized gadget which packs a powerful punch of bass for its size. The speaker is round and fits in a  coffee cup taking...

Ferrari By Logic3 Impresses With High-End Audio at CES

At CES 2013 one of the more exciting booths was Ferrari By Logic3 where the company showed off an all-in-one docking system with 350W of audio power. It looks gorgeous and sounds amazing. Yes, it will give Bose a run...

It's an App Eat App World

Peter Bernstein has a great analysis piece on how the Unilever/Slim-Fast empire is struggling in-part because the company was too slow to come out with an app as well as the fact that other competitors have expanded their offerings to...

Microsoft Surface Needs a Patch Already. Is it Doomed?

Microsoft, are you serious? You want to take on Apple with a tablet that needs a patch already? Microsoft Surface RT has only been available for a few weeks. I asked if this tablet endeavor was Mission Impossible on October...

Best Buy Tablet Doomed?

The common sense analysis of Best Buy’s new Android-based tablet is it is doomed because if only Amazon is able to pull a tablet off by breaking even or even potentially losing money and even Samsung isn’t making a dent...

Microsoft, SNL, Sprint and Softbank News for Monday October 15, 2012

Microsoft is jumping into the music business and this is perhaps the biggest news of the day and possibly the week. Redmond is now offering ad supported music streaming and going up against Sirius XM, Pandora and Apple’s iTunes all...

With Fabulous Gorilla Glass, Why Does Corning Stock Lose Value?

Corning is a fascinating company and recently the news about how they collaborated with Steve Jobs to build the glass for the first iPhone became public, making them that much more interesting. Believe it or not but the ancestor of the now...

Songza is a Solid Music Streaming Service

I've been testing Songza's music streaming service for a few weeks now and it seems to be the best place to listen to real hits all the time. It competes with Slacker, Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify and lately I...

Siminoff's POP Station Charger a Winner

Tech rock star Jamie Siminoff is at it again. The inventor of Simulscribe/Phonetag transcription service has a new design lab to create unique products and services called Edison Junior. The company’s first product is called POP – the company bills...

What the Auto Market can Teach us about Mobile

Have you ever heard from someone that they don’t like Starbucks coffee but they like the experience at the store so they go in, sit down and buy the coffee? It is quite a testament to the world’s largest coffee...

Did Sonos Just Obsolete Their Remote?

Sonos users rejoice - you can now control the volume level of yourmusic with the volume buttons on your iOS device. Prior to this software upgrade you had to use the slider switch on your Apple device. Now Sonos sells...

Beyond Amazon Price Match - What Best Buy Must Do

Recently I was in a Best Buy store while traveling because I needed three items which retailed each for $99. I needed one right away but the other two could have waited. So while in the store I decided to...

One Nanometer Per Bit Storage in our Lifetime?

Researchers at the The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have embedded an iron atom into a nanometer-sized molecule consisting of 51 atoms to enable it to function as an on-off binary switch. The molecule acts as protection for the charge...

Can Discounted Hardware Compete with Apple?

Microsoft Store in Danbury, CTGlobal Apple stores are brimming with traffic with municipalities tripping over each other to get Apple to open stores in their areas. At the same time, the Microsoft Store in the Danbury Fair Mall in Connecticut...

Should RIM Be Judged on its Hires or Fires?

No company wants Apple as a competitor as the company has more momentum than the euro crisis. But that is the challenge companies like Nokia and RIM face on a daily basis. Yesterday I delved into the problems RIM faced...

E-mail Focus Built and Hurt RIM

Compaq’s iPaq ( pictured), brought to market early last decade was a blockbuster device from the standpoint of its aesthetics. It had a bright color screen, had great audio at the time and felt good in the hand. Competing the...

Disruption Targets Currency Exchange Kiosks

Technology has resulted in massive margin compression among industry after industry. Retailers have to struggle to make money to pay their brick and mortar overhead while consumers routinely see and touch the merchandise in their store while buying it online...

Kickstarter, A Solution for the Patient

If you want to be involved - intimately involved with the manufacturing process behind a product you purchase then I suggest you immediately jump onto Kickstarter and start backing projects. The high-flying site has made lots of news in a...

Sonos SUB Expensive but Convenient

Sonos makes a great WiFi-based sound system allowing wire-free sound in any room in your home. The only problem with this strategy is that Apple and its AirPlay wireless streaming system is a peripheral competitor and when you go up...

Samsung Opens Galaxy Note Attraction in Barcelona During MWC

In Barcelona this week Samsung had a giant booth-like structure at Plaza Catalunya where they showed off the 5.3" and 10.1" Galaxy Notes. The lines were massive the entire week this structure was in place and the manager told me...

Cisco Underestimated Skype's Value. Acts against Microsoft Acquisition

Cisco is far from the most open company in tech so it is ironic it is concerned about a monopoly over video conferencing a result of the Microsoft acquisition of Skype. The company’s Martin De Beer said, “For the sake...
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