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An App Store is an App Store

I generally agree with Microsoft that the term “app” is generic – meaning it is a general word used commonly and not associated with any company or brand. Certainly the term “killer app” has been around for decades so the...

Is Apple the Biggest Facebook Threat?

Now I am not saying Apple is today ready to take on Facebook but boy are getting to a point where the pieces are lining up nicely for the maker of super-cool gadgets to combine the best of its offerings...

Are Pay-TV Companies Suicidal?

I don’t mean to sound an alarm bell but run for the doors – if you are a cable company or telco, just what the heck are you thinking? Let me lay out the facts. Kodak is a shell of...

Apple Walled Garden Grows

While you have to admire the absolute genius the Apple iTunes App Store and its potential to rake in $2B in revenue this year, the success of the store is the worst thing in the world for those who...

SIP and HTML5 Convergence: Are You Ready?

Carl Ford is the loveable guy in the IP communications space I used to compete with but we are now family. It is really a great partnership and his company, Crossfire Media has partnered with TMC on a number of...

Microsoft Tablet Expensive but does Flash

Microsoft, the company which invented the tablet – Tablet PC just under a decade ago has a long way to go before they understand how to become an important player in the tablet space of today. In short order, the...

Skype, FCC, IBM and Tech News Before New Year's

While the week before Christmas and New Year’s is typically slow with regards to news, the huge blizzard which hit the northeast really started things off with a bang. A foot-and-a-half of snow hit the area around TMC headquarters in...

Microsoft Kinect to Explode in 2011

Using my personal experience as a guide, I can tell you hands down that the Xbox 360 Kinect is a breakthrough in technology. Here is a little secret which I will share with you about what happened when I actually...

MangoSpring MangoApps For Better Corporate Collaboration

Months back you may recall I covered Cisco Quad, a corporate social networking solution for truly massive companies. While many organizations use Microsoft SharePoint as a social solution, another option is to turn to MangSpring’s MangoApps, a solution which takes the...

Delicious: A Mess Yahoo Doesn't Need

While Google, Yahoo and Twitter are looking to expand their services into every conceivable area imaginable, Yahoo is going in the other direction as rumors swirl regarding the company shutting down social sharing site Delicious. It is fascinating really and...

No Sympathy for Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a top 10 site on the Internet - an incredible accomplishment putting it in an elite group of sites I feel so callous – I have zero sympathy for Wikipedia’s current and ever-lasting financial woes and even though...

Kinect + DepthJS = Web Browser Interface

It is incredible how much potential there is to take Microsoft's Kinect technology which recognizes body movements in 3D and develop an interface which allows the human body to communicate with a PC - without the need for a mouse....

Kinect Hack Turns You Into a Jedi

Very  cool demo of what you can do with Xbox 360 Kinect and some ingenuity. Hat tip: Gizmodo. ...

Mobile Device More Important than Underwear for Travelers

It isn’t often I start a product briefing with a Twitter feed – but when I spoke with Chuck Dietrich, CEO of SlideRocket we started out by looking at a live feed of Tweets describing how awful PowerPoint is. And...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Impresses

TMC’s Tom Keating reported the fact that Microsoft OCS will be called Lync going forward and the name is much more conducive as a Skype alternative as asking someone to Lync you sounds much better than asking them to...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Impresses

TMC’s Tom Keating reported the fact that Microsoft OCS will be called Lync going forward and the name is much more conducive as a Skype alternative as asking someone to Lync you sounds much better than asking them to...

Kinect as Spying Tool

You already know I love Microsoft Kinect for the Xbox 360 - and the sports game is pretty awesome having used it for a few hours. My shoulders hurt from boxing and ping-pong - quite amazing how the brain dupes...

More College Graduates Want to Friend Facebook

I just became aware of a computer science major from a solid university who just turned down an $82,000 starting salary at Microsoft with the potential of $50k in options over three years for a position at Facebook. Here is...

Xbox 360 Kinect Review

I tested the Xbox 360 system with full-body motion sensing system Kinect a few months back and said it was revolutionary. I had a chance to spend hours with it today and that early opinion I developed is right on....

Mobile Banking and Payments the Next Frontier

Without a doubt, one of the greatest new frontiers for technology is to take the banks and credit card companies out – the same way tech companies have taken out retailers, film producers such as Kodak, florists, record companies and...

BroadSoft BroadCloud a Smart Move

Moving from equipment to the cloud is very smart move and something I noticed many vendors at the recent ITEXPO in Los Angeles were focused on doing. Just as VARs and channel partner/MSPs have shifted from once selling hardware to...

Facebook, Microsoft Kinect and Yahoo News of Note

Here are some stories worth reading on TMCnet today:Jaclyn Allard explains Microsoft has a $500M ad budget for Xbox Kinect and in my opinion this is one of the best new products I have seen in many years and creates...

Why Microsoft isn't Acquiring

We know Microsoft hasn't made an acquisition in a while and lately, this fact has become all the rage on the web.The reason is simple, the company is too large to be as efficient as it once was and it...

Cisco Quad Points to Communications Future

With Twitter and Facebook entrenching themselves as the defacto social destinations for consumers there is a more quiet race betwen enterprise technology companies to position themselves as the next information hub for collaboration in the corporate world. I recently spent...

Google Instant a Hit, But Not Why You Think

There has been much back and forth over the release of Google Instant, a new service which shows search results based on what you type and before you are finished. Common wisdom tells us this improvement will allow Google to...
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