Why the iPad is the Ultimate Business Tool

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The Apple iPad is the ultimate business tablet. Android tablet makers would like business users to think they work as well as the iPad for business, but there’s a number of reasons that the Apple iPad beats even great Android tablets like the Nexus 7 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, both of […]

Big Phone Haters To The Left

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Jordan Crook, in her “Big Phones? So Over.” post on TechCrunch today, says she wants manufacturers to stop making larger phones. Why? Jordan doesn’t like them. And neither should you. Despite the fact that Samsung shipped 5 million Galaxy Notes and people around the world and in the U. S. really like them.

Andy Rubin: “Your Phone Shouldn’t Be An Assistant”

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Dear Andy Rubin, Was there really a need for you to join the ranks of people who didn’t take the iPhone seriously? Because your comments at AsiaD make it sound like you are about to side with folks like RIM’s CEO and Steve Ballmer by saying silly things about what people do and don’t want. […]

New Samsung Galaxy S II Promo Puts Droid Bionic Ads to Shame

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Last week, the Motorola Droid Bionic launched to great fanfare. And, as expected, the launch was backed by an extensive ad campaign complete with the usual Droid flair. I had high hopes for Verizon’s Droid Bionic ad campaign but to be honest, I think the commercials have landed flat on their face. They don’t make […]

Why Verizon Was Right to Pass on the Galaxy S II

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You may have heard. There is a Samsung event planned for this evening where Sammy and three major U.S. carriers will announce the Samsung Galaxy S II devices that will launch in the United States. Notice how I said three. That’s because Verizon will be absent from tonight’s event after confirming that it will be […]

Is The Droid Bionic Too Late to Be This Expensive?

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So you may have heard the good/bad news. The Motorola Droid Bionic is likely going to be launching on September 8th and when it does, it’s probably going to have an off-contract price of $590 and an on-contract price of $299. At least through Verizon. Retailers are probably going to have some better offers but […]

Does Cloud Music Even Matter? Why Google Music Isn’t For Me

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The Google Music Beta has  just launched, asking you to upload all the music files you keep on your computer to the cloud so that you can access them from almost any Internet connected device. At first, a cloud music service for your own media sounds like a great idea, I know it sounded awesome […]

iPad 2: Don’t Know Why I Love It, but I Do!

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I’ve had my iPad 2 now for more than a couple of weeks. I was lucky enough to snag one on launch day at our local Best Buy. I get a lot of people asking me two questions? “Is that the iPad 2?” or just “Is that an iPad?” and some still ask “Is that […]