Category: Mobility

The New York Urban Adventure Logs – Post No. 1 – Packing

New York Urban Adventure Logs: Packing. This is the first entry in what I’m calling my Urban Adventure series. So what is an urban adventure?  Quit simply, it is a vacation in an urban setting, in this case, New York City. I will be checking-in on FourSquare, tweeting via @DanielWRasmus and maybe evening checking into.

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It’s time to put the “C” into CES

CES may put in many strictures to keep those not anointed of the consumer electronic business at arm’s length, but more than any other show, CES is a populist event—and it should embrace those its serves most directly.  CES’s sprawling, slightly organized event would do well to spend time introspectively examining its near-Hydra-headed attributes. In.

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Kindle Fire First Looks

Before 8am this morning a rather directed FedEx car showed up at the house to deliver a new Kindle Fire HD evaluation unit.  So far, I am impressed. The 7 inch unit is light, bright and clear. It came pre-configured with my Amazon account, so music, video and books in the Amazon Cloud were all.

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My 8 Hour Ordeal with iOS 6

As far as I could tell, my day-to-day work was unaffected by the iOS update. And then Friday night my wife asked me to play “Your Move” by Yes. I opened Music on my iPad 2 and found it empty. I went to System Preferences and discovered that iTunes match was turned off. I flipped.

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Weeds Finale Reveals the Last iPhone

Cross-posted at iPhone Life. In the Weeds Finale there was only one phone: the iPhone 10. Jenji Kohan and her Weeds team weren’t trying to forecast the future, they were just trying to tell a story. They spent some time, however, imagining the world in which Nancy Botwin existed, and in doing so, they revealed the final iPhone phone design:.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Review now up at Pencomputing.com

Samsung Galaxy Note A “phablet” and a compromise, but perhaps a good one See my review of the Samsung Galaxy Note at Pencomputing.com. Also cross-posted on my blog here.

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The HP TouchPad, an Epitaph

I was supposed to write a review of the HP TouchPad for Tablet PC, but like so many others, I am not writing a review, but an epitaph. HP’s decision on August 18, 2011 to cease production of the TouchPad as well as other WebOS devices leaves WebOS in limbo, though HP may try to.

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Strategic Questions Related to Google buying Motorola Mobility

The number one question that has to be asked is this: does Google take a version of Android and go of its own reservation, essentially abandoning the Android market in favor of its own hardware and software combination? This question is the right competitive question to ask for Apple, who already operates in that mode..

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Another Perspective on the Apple/Samsung Legal Battle

For Apple, the supply chain is a major competitive differentiator. Most manufacturers of mobile devices cobble together their devices from off-the-shelf components. The more aggressive ones use soon to ship components, perhaps working early exclusive deals for those components. Apple, however, often designs its own components, and has the manufacturer create those components to its.

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Uncertain Implications for Microsoft’s Acquisition of Skype

Microsoft sometimes acts like a mature, patient Asian firm, willing to invest large amounts of money and then bide its time for the investment bear fruit. The Skype acquisition may be one of these times, and then again, if could just be another Microsoft acquisition where a year or two down the road we all.

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