Category Archives: Linked

October 21, 2014

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via Gizmodo:  Now try to name one feature the iPad has picked up since iPad 3 that’s worth $500, or more likely that’s worth the trouble of selling your old iPad to help pay for a new one. Thinner? It was already pretty damn thin. Lighter? It was already pretty damn light. Better guts? Touch ID? […]

October 14, 2014

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via macworldiworld.com: Macworld/iWorld will not take place in 2015 and the show is going on hiatus. The show saw a remarkable 30 year run that changed the technology industry, provided an important forum for Apple developers to bring new companies and products to market, delivered world class professional development to Apple product enthusiasts, and fostered the […]

October 13, 2014

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via Gizmodo: (i’ve always hated linking to this blog) – Also, I’m going to link to some quotes and you can read the entire piece yourself if you choose. Want to see what a blogger who hates real cameras says about a real camera? The title: The $800 Camera I Didn’t Use To Share My Hawaiian […]

October 9, 2014

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via New York Post: (FYI, this is the first and last time I link to this site) As much as the Giants value Pence for his bat and glove, the leadership he brings to the clubhouse is also appreciated. Pence belongs to a veteran group that includes Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Tim Hudson, Madison Bumgarner […]

October 8, 2014

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via fitbit’s forums: We do not currently have plans to integrate with HealthKit. It is an interesting new platform and we will watch as it matures, looking for opportunities to improve the Fitbit experience. At the moment, we’re working on other exciting projects that we think will be valuable to users. The question we want […]

October 3, 2014

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via YouTube: it was a well done video and honestly, until now I didn’t really know what SnapChat was. Now I do. It’s not surprising to hear this coming from me. Despite the fact that i haven’t hired a web designer to update my website, I’m not really into social media anymore. It’s not a […]

September 6, 2014

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via Vanity Fair: Newson’s hire comes amid something of staffing up by Apple. The company recently acquired Beats Music, founded by music industry pioneers Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Tech-industry observers characterized that move as underscoring the value of tastemakers. Other recent hires by the company include Angela Ahrendts, a former Burberry C.E.O., Yves Saint […]

September 5, 2014

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via Waffle & Brent Simmons: Eventually, communities moved from BBSes and newsgroups to forums, email, chats and instant messaging. But at some point, it became “social media”, and forms of media turned into products. And this isn’t just Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, it goes as far back as del.icio.us, Flickr and Yahoo Groups. The reason […]

September 4, 2014

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via FastCompany: The fuzzy focus culminated in Square Wallet, which was initially called Card Case. Though Dorsey won’t acknowledge it publicly, the aim internally, says one source, was to “own both sides of the counter”–vendor and customer–so the company could one day “cut out the credit-card companies altogether.” (At weekly all-hands meetings, former COO Keith […]

September 3, 2014

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via The Atlantic: Last, Silicon Valley startups seem to be able to offer the great experiences that they do because they centralize our information within their server farms. But email proves that this is not necessarily the case. Progress can come from much more distributed decision-making processes. The email protocol evolves based on the deliberations […]