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A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado in this July 23, 2008 file photograph. Amazon.com Inc has cut ties with more than 10,000 online sales affiliates and will not start collecting California sales tax on July 1, 2011, a spokeswoman for the online retailer said. "This legislation is counterproductive and will not cause our retail business to collect sales tax for the state," spokeswoman Mary Osako said in an email to Reuters on June 30, 2011.   REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files  (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS MEDIA)

Why A Tablet is Key To Amazon’s Business

I was being interviewed by a journalist recently where the discussion was around the impending release of an Amazon Tablet. I enjoy helping journalists out with stories and I gladly accept interview requests because the discussion is …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 16th, 2011
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Here’s to the NeXT 20 Years of the World Wide Web

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Saturday August 6th marked the 20 year anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee publishing the first website. Whether he knew all that the web would become or not he still had the foresight to start the W3C …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 8th, 2011
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The Stage is Set for An iPhone Christmas

Data from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster was released Monday that resulted in similar data to research my firm has been conducting. The conclusion of Munster’s data is that there is huge pent up demand for Apple’s next version …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 2nd, 2011
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Android Is at A Critical Junction

I believe that the next six month’s will be the defining point in the future for Google’s Android platform. Whether this future is bright or gloomy will depend on the next six month’s.

It seems right now like …

by Ben Bajarin   |   July 29th, 2011
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The Post PC Era Will Happen in Two Stages

In much of my work providing industry analysis to many companies in the technology industry, I come across the question of what the post PC-era actually means quite often. As the technology industry shifts from one computing platform (the …

by Ben Bajarin   |   July 27th, 2011
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Did Android Tablet’s Gain on The iPad or Did The Market Grow?

Yesterday Strategy Analytics released some numbers showing the latest in the overall tablet shipments which included iPad and Android tablets. In that report Strategy Analytics reported”

Apple sold 9.3 million iPads in the second quarter of this year, …

by Ben Bajarin   |   July 22nd, 2011
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Apple Doesn’t Want To Sell Corollas

On Wednesday Apple announced that they were dropping the Macbook from their PC lineup and making the MacBook Air the new entry level Mac. To most this move made sense and personally I feel that now entry level Mac …

by Ben Bajarin   |   July 22nd, 2011
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HP TouchPad Review – 3 Things Set it Apart

I have been a WebOS fan since it was first released. Actually I have been a Palm fan in general since the first Palm Pilot. So to say that i’d love to see HP succeed with …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 29th, 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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Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad Review

I’ve said it before and i’ll say it again, I am a fan of the stylus. I love touch computing don’t get me wrong but there are certain use cases with tablets where I believe a stylus accessory …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 23rd, 2011
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Do Consumers Want Tablets or iPads?

John Paczkowski, over at the All Things D blog, wrote an interesting article titled “Consumers Don’t Want Tablets, They Want iPads.” I encourage you to read it, it was a good read with some good statistics from Bernstein Research on …

by Ben Bajarin   |   June 20th, 2011