Otellini on being asked to produce the chips for the original iPhone: The thing you have to remember is that this was before the iPhone was introduced and no one knew what the iPhone would do… At the end of the day, there was a chip that they were interested in that they wanted to [...]
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Amazon Coins: A Terrible Idea For Consumers Like Garrett, I'll pass. And I don't buy anything on the Xbox anymore since they use that stupid Points system.
A good article from Vanity Fair: Mark Zuckerberg and Kevin Systrom on What Really Happened When Facebook Bought Instagram.
The 2014 iBeetle Is Like an iPhone on Wheels - NYTimes.com The fact that the 2014 Beetle is going to be one of the first cars to do much with our iPhones is simply appalling. Cars are owned for four, six, eight, ten years. So when they're already two, four, or six years behind adopting [...]
I have one. It's black. I expect that I'll have another in a month (or longer, more likely). All serious offers will be entertained.
That's the question being asked of this Rob Enderle article: The impossible task of fixing Apple. I'm voting for a combination of both: idiot savant troll. You simply can't be that stupid that often.
This article "Verizon iPhone sales tumble 33%" and the subsequent tweets asymco: This is a false headline: Verizon ... and comments are funny and sad at the same time.
Wow. Who knew? So much for German Engineering. I guess that only applies when the product is actually finished? German media have tracked down a list of tens of thousands of technical problems. Among them: Officials can't even figure out how to turn the lights off. Thousands of light bulbs illuminate the gigantic main terminal [...]
How the Banner Ad Was Born | Digiday Back in the fall of 1994, Bill Clinton was nearly midway through his first term, Ace of Base was at the top of the charts, and the Web was in its infancy. Businesses were just waking up to the power of the Internet as a commercial platform. [...]
More companies should do this: What should happen to your photos, emails and documents when you stop using your account? Google puts you in control. You might want your data to be shared with a trusted friend or family member, or, you might want your account to be deleted entirely. There are many situations that [...]
That's nifty. I like the eye example more than the pulse stuff, but the pulse stuff might be the best application thus far.
I really hope to be able to afford a Tesla (i.e. I hope they become less expensive) some day, but these three posts tell an interesting tale of media bias. Why a journalist would be biased against electric cars I have no idea, but… there you have it. A Most Peculiar Test Drive | Blog [...]
I was in the first 20% of people to support the Pebble Kickstarter campaign. I chose a black and a white Pebble (one is a gift for a friend), and my address has been checked promptly as well. I've voted, I've chosen colors quickly, etc. So where in the heck are my Pebbles? Don't give [...]