Monthly Archives: April 2012
I just got pitched on a mobile app called “eye saw you.” Check out the super compelling video below. This one is a must-have. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=y56B1mqDTtc
My final report about spending a month using Microsoft products went up on the Beast this morning. (You can read it here. Bottom line: Great products, some of which I will really miss. The Lenovo W520 powerhouse laptop is highly recommended as a desktop substitute. I really do not want to send it back. Windows… Read more »
That’s the money quote from my rant on the Apple v. Android “class war,” sparked by Instagram becoming available on Android. It went up on the Daily Beast this morning. You can read it here.
Josh Topolsky is underwhelmed, and gripes that Windows Phone 7.5 still isn’t where it should be. Walt Mossberg has similar reservations. Sam Biddle of Gizmodo thinks the Lumia 900 could save Windows Phone. Rosa Golijan of MSNBC says it’s a stunner that could lure people away from Apple and Android. I have been using the… Read more »
That’s the biggest takeaway from this interview that Larry Page gave to my old pal Brad Stone of Bloomberg-Businessweek. I think the Android differences were actually for show. … I think that served their interests. For a lot of companies, it’s useful for them to feel like they have an obvious competitor and to rally… Read more »
Harry McCracken’s article about IBM’s introduction of the PS/2 and OS/2 (here on the Techland blog) brought back a flood of memories. It was 25 years ago this week: On April 2, 1987, at twin press conferences in New York and Miami, IBM unveiled its plans to reinvent the PC industry which it had jump-started… Read more »