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Intel Making the 64-bit Apple A7?

With 64-bit chips now powering smartphones thanks to the new 1-billion transistor Apple A7 chip used in the iPhone 5s, the logical trend in the market is that smartphone chips will eventually be the processors we use in tablets, desktops...

In Order to Compete with Apple, You Need to BE Apple

The idea that Google, a company with an incredible business model, allowing them to potentially profit off every query they process on the web had to go out and buy a hardware company to get into manufacturing would have been...

Ultrabooks Finally Get Needed Attention From Intel

Intel is running a new ad touting the long-lasting Ultrabook which has hours of battery life. And while I applaud Intel for finally acknowledging this category needs marketing I am still at a loss. You see battery life is one...

Does Apple Blacklist Reporters?

You may remember about a year ago I wrote about how the hype around Apple is so great that they are often credited with doing things first – even though they clearly haven’t. For example the iPad 2 was not...

Apple's Great Products Allow Legal Gouging

Cupertino, you seem to be becoming more driven by lawyers than product designers A dizzying number of lawsuits related to patents is a fact of life at Apple. Steve Jobs himself mentioned that Google’s Android represents betrayal and the company...

TouchFire Keyboard the Ideal iPad 2 Companion?

Last week while up in Boston shooting videos of a number of tech and telecom companies in the area, I realized I left my laptop power cord at home. Thankfully I took my clunky “luggable” Apple iPad keyboard with me...

GigaOm Tells You Why HTML5 Will Be Huge

It is no secret that HTML5 is important - the question is how big will it be? Word is out at GigaOm, that it will be huge - and moreover it is coming fast. Thanks to an article from Colleen...

Earthquakes and Tsunamis to Help or Hurt Cloud Growth?

If your cloud services relay on a data center which is in an area affected by a natural disaster and your users or home office is not, you probably look at the recent disaster in Japan as a negative for...

Google to Allow Multiple Account Sign-ins

Here is the situation - you have multiple accounts you need to check on Google and this means you need to login and logout throughout the day. And if you are like me you constantly wonder how we were able...

Apple iPhone Developer Agreement Made Public

Dear developers, you have no power, no recourse beyond $50 and are at our complete mercy. NASA has an iPhone app and the mere fact that this government agency chose to develop one means that the EFF was able to...

iPhone Becomes Remote Control

Just when you thought your smartphone is maxed out and can't do much more, along comes the ThinkFlood RedEye mini dongle which allows your iPod Touch or iPhone to become a television remote control. An interesting note about this product...

Google's Super Bowl Ad Splash

Google surprised many with an ad on the Super Bowl and I have to say this is one of the best ads I have seen in a while and hats off to the company for doing such a great job....

Nook Analysis

I stopped by local Norwalk, CT Barnes & Noble to gauge interest in the company's latest product the Nook, the Google Android-powered ebook reader. What I found was an extremely enthusiastic staff who were thrilled to walk me through the...

Reminiscing About Tech's Past

I find myself reminiscing this morning as I devour a few articles about the history of computing. Both are filled with passion and make very good reading. Moreover there is a great deal of history in each and you can...

Scary Times for AT&T?

Talk of serious Apple discussions regarding the iPhone running on Verizon Wireless should and will scare the dickens out of AT&T. IMHO the new Ma Bell needs to do anything and everything to keep exclusivity of this device. Especially in...

Dell Adamo, a Smart Move Upmarket

 For decades Dell took advantage of the commoditization of the PC market by being the low-cost leader but they need to do more if they want to increase their earnings. The PC and Laptop markets are under pressure from netbooks...

Must Read: iPhone Keyboard Better Than G1?

My two mobile devices are the HTC XV6800 and iPhone. I use the iPhone for data and the XV6800 as my voice phone. This works out well as Verizon has a much better network and I have few dropped calls...

iMenorah

What other holiday besides Chanukah has three or more ways to spell it? That's right, your favorite 8-day gift-giving and receiving holiday now has its very own iPhone app which allows you to go on vacation and leave the...

Amazon WindowShop Does 3D

Amazon's new WindowShop 3D marketplace is a new spin on shopping. Instead of the traditional 2D way of searching and sorting, this new 3D interface is surprisingly iPhone like in how you navigate and select items for purchase. It also...

Help Save Internet Radio

If you aren't aware, traditional US broadcasters have done their best to kill internet radio. The reason is simple... Internet radio can be better than traditional radio and using the power of listeners, internet radio stations like Pandora allow a...

SIP the Future

I came across this great article on SIP from John Carroll over at ZDNet which summarizes some of his thoughts from last week's ITEXPO. I like this article because it goes into depth on SIP, SIP trunking and more. I...

Sheraton Gets Surface from Microsoft

Microsoft has this new computing initiative (Tom Keating's take with sound) which focuses on surface technology with hand-based gestures. Announced a few months back it is now in production and available at select Sheraton hotels (Boston, Chicago, New York, San...

Time For Google to Buy Sprint?

A while back I wrote about rumors I heard regarding Google purchasing Sprint and since then many people told me they read my story but it is an insane idea that could never happen. Now it seems others are making...

Search Engine Note to Self

Note to self: If I ever launch a new search engine make sure that I ensure the results are correct for many bloggers and especially John Dvorak. Otherwise -- well -- see for yourself. ...

Ribbit Sold to BT

Seems like the rumors were true. Ribbit was sold to BT for $105 million according to ZDnet. Here are some thoughts on the matter from Andy Abramson as well.Why would BT buy a company focused on communications development? The primary...
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