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A Smartwatch Is An Accessory, Not A Personal Computer

Due to Apple’s event last week, there is currently much discussion about the viability of the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is the first new product category from Apple since the iPad, and the first since Tim Cook became CEO … Continue reading

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A Coral Reef Is An Ecosystem, A Super Market Is Not

An ecosystem is more like a coral reef than a super market. All sorts of aquatic life depend on a coral reef for their existence and if that coral reef is destroyed most of the aquatic life that depends on … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Phone May Not Be On Fire

It’s far too early to say whether Amazon’s new smartphone, announced today, is going to succeed or not, but first impressions matter. Having read what has been written about the Amazon Fire, I currently have two thoughts. Amazon has added … Continue reading

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Apple Is Opening Up iOS

Apple’s World Wide Developer conference keynote was this afternoon, and the big news is that Apple is adding many APIs to iOS that enable developers to write even more powerful apps for the iPhone and iPad. Long time Android users … Continue reading

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More (Real) Personal Computing

The Code Conference, which is the reborn version of All Things D, occurred this past week and amongst those interviewed was Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. During the interview Satya made reference to the “more personal computing” era. Apparently, some were … Continue reading

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