Archive for the ‘Tech.pinions Quick Takes’ Category

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Are Mobile Platforms Sticky

Asymco is a blog I frequent and enjoy. The blog’s author Horace Deidu recently wrote a very interesting article titled: The Android (in)adequacy: How to tell if a platform is good enough. In this article he highlighted …

by Ben Bajarin   |   July 5th, 2011
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RIAA: One Bad Idea Deserves Another

You can always count on the folks at the Recording Industry Association of America to take a bad situation and make it worse.

For the past few weeks, the juvenile delinquents at LulzSec and Anonymous have been breaking into networks and …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   July 1st, 2011
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A Sure Sign of Real Trouble at RIM

The senior Research In Motion executive who chose to vent his (or her) frustration in a open letter to Boy Genius Report may not have chosen the most graceful way to make those views known. But the writer may well …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   June 30th, 2011
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Best HP TouchPad Reviews Roundup

As I stated in my review of the HP TouchPad, I intended to focus more on the experience and my opinion on what features differentiated the TouchPad from the pack.

All the reviewers points emphasize my observation that WebOS is solid …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 30th, 2011
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Designed in California and More Importantly in Silicon Valley

Last week in a blog post by Kevin Kelly at his blog The Technium, he wrote an article title Designed in California. To open his blog post he makes this statement:

“We rightly understand that how we arrange atoms …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 29th, 2011
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The Case For (and Against) a Cheap iPhone

There’s been a fair amount of buzz in the last few days about Apple introducing a cheaper iPhone this fall and in “The iPhone Is Too Expensive” at Slate, Farhad Manjoo makes a good case for Apple doing just that. …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   June 28th, 2011
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Are the Best Innovations Incremental or Monumental?

Gabor George Burt an internationally recognized expert on innovation, creativity and strategy development contributed an article over at Mashable on innovation. The premise is that innovations that are more incremental improvements often times have more impact than the …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 27th, 2011
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The Many Screens of Our Digital Lives

A few months back, my friend Harry MaCraken of Technoligizer wrote a piece entitled “Hey, they are all just screens.” in which he echoed something I have been writing about for the last five years in many of my …

by Tim Bajarin   |   June 27th, 2011
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Good Advice to Tech Leaders

My Friend Louis Gray posted a great article a few weeks ago called “Tech Leaders Don’t Win By Saying They’ll Crush Somebody.” I have to say I can’t agree more and I encourage all tech leaders to read the …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 23rd, 2011