Archives for March 2010
Is it too early to declare Adobe’s Flash dead? Microsoft and Apple nemesis Google plans to provide direct support for Flash in the Chrome browser. Asavin Wattanajantra: Flash is still the dominant form of media for online video, but if Google had taken the same attitude ... Continue Reading »
In an inane and poorly written speculative piece in 24/7 Wall St., Douglas A McIntyre writes: The demand for the Apple iPad may be like the iPhone and iPod… Among current owners of Apple products thirty-seven percent said that “liking the Apple brand” ... Continue Reading »
From Bill Ray in The Register: iPhone fans with a penchant for naked breasts and an inability to surf the web can now play puzzles containing risqué images - in apparent violation of Apple’s ‘no naughty bits’ policy. The details? The new applications ... Continue Reading »
Fake Steve TV hits a snag. Philip Elmer-DeWitt in Fortune: Less than two weeks after the studio Media Rights Capital announced that it had struck a deal with the Epix channel to make a TV comedy series pilot called “iCon” — “a scabrous satire of ... Continue Reading »
Apple’s iPad Guided Tours in video. How can you not want one after viewing those videos? Stunning.
In a 10 Round Smackdown shocker from Laptop Magazine, the iPad loses to the netbook: If you think of both the iPad and netbooks as complements to and not replacements of primary PCs, the latter provide more bang for your buck. In related news, a spokesman for the Buggy ... Continue Reading »
With the impending launch of the iPad, once again, Apple takes the path toward higher prices, higher margins, higher quality. From James Surowiecki in The New Yorker: Apple’s launch of the iPad next week is a gamble in more ways than one. To start with, it’s ... Continue Reading »