Wednesday, April 21, 2010

The Future is in their paws

I knew somebody at Apple was looking at inter species marketing.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Standing in a Q(ueue)

The long awaited Motorola Q phone (see Blackberry Killer?) has been held up again. This time by Verizon, who say they are still testing the device. The ultra thin email device will be Motorola's answer to the Blackberry and the Treo. It has a Microsoft operating system, and could be a serious contender. Think Razr on the Net.

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

360 degrees of X-Box or How the Gates stole Christmas

The new Microsoft X-Box 360 is this years hottest Christmas gift, with camp outs in front of all the Big Box retailers. The problem is you can't get one. The hot buzz on the street is that everyone wants one and No one can get one. What's the deal Bill?

Saturday, November 12, 2005


Sony began releasing music CD's with a hidden Digital Rights Management feature (a malicious rootkit software) to the public through retailers a few months ago. Since then, hundreds of PC's have been infected and have lost some of their functionality.
At the moment, Sony has stopped releasing CD's with the DRM on them, but thousands are still out there on the shelves.

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Format Wars Again?

Twenty years ago, the video cassette industry fought a format battle that ended with the victory of VHS over Beta. Today a new battle over formats is shaping up for next generation DVD's. Toshiba, with it's HD-DVD and Sony with the Blu-Ray technology are locked in a competition to win the market. Smart buyers can only wait and see which format prevails.

Wednesday, August 24, 2005

iTunes...the Big Mac of online content

Apple's iTunes, with it's plethora of podcasting and multitude of
songs available to download to your iPod has cornered the market in online content. With 6.2 million iPod's served during last quarter, and nearly a billion songs downloaded from iTunes in the last two years Apple continues to stay polished.

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

The Q Phone...Blackberry Killer?

Motorola, the inventor of the modern cell phone, has just announced the Q Phone smart phone. Aimed at the cell phone/email/internet/ Blackberry/Treo market, the sleek new handheld smart device looks like
a definite winner. With the upcoming iTunes phone and the best selling Razor, Motorola looks to stay competetive.