Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Secrets To Apple’s Success

I had a discussion with some friends yesterday about how the departure of Steve Jobs will impact Apple.  Among the things we talked about were the reasons that Apple has been so successful. Here is a quick summary of those … Continue reading

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HP Touchpad Tablet Fire Sale: Is It A Ploy To Gain Market Share?

A few days ago, HP made some remarkable announcements regarding the structuring of it’s business and the future of webOS.  Since this announcement, the price of the 16 GB TouchPad tablet is down to $99 at most retailers while the … Continue reading

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Mac Upgrade Warning: Lion No Longer Supports PowerPC Applications

Itching to upgrade to Apple’s latest OS:  OS X Lion (10.7)?  You may want to do a bit of investigation first.  Some older applications that require Rosetta, will not work after your upgrade. Rosetta is a piece of software developed … Continue reading

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Google Buys Motorola Mobility: What Does It Mean?

I was a bit surprised this morning to hear that Google has purchased Motorola Mobility (the portion of the former Motorola that produces cell phones, tablets, set top boxes, consumer grade two-way radios and the like) for $12.5 Billion.  Merely … Continue reading

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