Posts Tagged ‘new technology’
So many cool ipad apps, so little time.
Yes, there are soooo many iPad apps – between 30,000 to 50,000 in total, and the number vaults higher every day. So among the zillions, which iPad apps are the very best? Which apps are truly “must-have”?
The iPad, after all, can enhance your life in many ways. There are iPad apps for work, fun, personal life, providing news and information, and tracking your favorite activities…..Learn more
We’re all trying to “figure it out” – i.e., create a competitive advantage and valuable customer experience via the mobile channel. Naturally, we turn to 19th century philosopher George Santayana, best known for the quote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
While we have seen the pitfalls of applying too literally the principles of one medium to another – brochure-ware websites, direct marketing-based e-mail programs – there are lessons to port over….Read more
With BlackBerry set to launch its first tablet computer in early 2011, they are a number of positives for RIM with this device, so what are they….If your decision will be made based on performance, RIM just released this video demonstration comparing the BlackBerry Playbook and Apple’s iPad on browser speed, Adobe Flash support and HTML5 performance…..Read full story
It is now just over 12 years since seven people sat down in a conference room in Silicon Valley to fix what they saw as the marketing problem with the words “free software.” Most people thought that the word “free” meant only that no one had to pay. It seemed they didn’t have an attention span long enough to try to grok what Richard Stallman was saying when he kept repeating, “‘free,’ as in speech.”
After considering dozens of combinations, Christine Peterson hit upon “open source,” and the phrase has grown to represent a section of the software marketplace big enough to merit its own end-of-the-year roundup. Full Story here
TV isn’t supposed to be complicated.
But just as we’ve finally sorted out the digital TV transition, another wave of technology is about to remake the lowly set once again.
This time it’s a flood of new gadgets for connecting TVs to the Internet and tapping the river of online content.
Geeks have been talking about this “convergence” of TVs and the computer world for decades. About one in 10 U.S. households with home networks are doing this already, mostly by connecting PCs to the TV, according to research firm IDC… Read more
Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, spent the last 18 months touring his company’s 100 offices hunting for trends and found the monster that is affecting all businesses.
“The monster is that consumers everywhere are seizing back control through the use of technology,” he said in an interview with The New York Sun. “The iPod is not about a technology. It’s people seizing back music agendas from the DJs of the world. TiVo isn’t a storage device but it is people choosing their own television agenda. Google isn’t a search technology but a new shopping agenda for consumers. These are all the same thing: power to consumers.” Read more