The rumor on CNET that MOG is shopping itself around for possible sale is making news and intrigue with non-denial denials from MOG only increasing the rumblings of truthiness to the tale. But whether or not MOG is for sale is only a small part of a larger story. MOG is considered a ‘small player’ [...]
We’ve become big fans of JustMobile’s offerings. The company has a great way of merging sleek aesthetics with a high degree of functionality. This time out we are taking a look at the JustMobile Encore stand for iPad and other tablets. Let’s take a look.
For a fake band, The Monkees were a huge success. Formed in 1965 as a TV-friendly pop group with the intent to release singles and offer a weekly comedy show, Brit Davy Jones joined Americans Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork and Mickey Dolenz as the fabricated pop group. The requirements were more about look, basic singing [...]
Are you a savvy Android programmer? Would you like a chance to win some slick prizes? Samsung is offering a huge contest to encourage developers to write applications for its new Galaxy Note S phone using its Galaxy S Pen SDK. Samsung invites software developers to create S Pen-integrated apps for Galaxy [...]
Jane’s Addiction had a major hit more than 20 years ago with the song ‘Been Caught Stealing’ which still resonates with kids today. It is edgy, fun and infectious both rhythmically and harmonically. It had an awesomely cheesy music video that helped as well! Last summer the band asked fans to participate in a promotion [...]
Image courtesy of HTC HTC has been pushing out some pretty powerful phones, but the options have been pretty underwhelming over at T-Mobile. The Samsung Galaxy S II has been pretty much ruling the T-Mobile flagship phone department, but a rumor flying around could put that to the test. We are hearing that the [...]
Grace Digital Audio’s Eco Terra Boombox lets you submerges yourself in music while also letting you submerge it in water. That’s right, it is 100% waterproof. The Eco Terra Boombox is shock resistant and waterproof and it even floats. IPX7 waterproof tested, the $149.99 Eco Terra Boombox is the perfect portable music solution for your [...]
It’s no secret that publishers hate library ebooks. Essentially they are everything publishers hate about ebooks in one place; the cost is zero (once you have an ebook reader), and libraries don’t have to replace them due to wear and tear. According to The Verge, Penguin previously pulled all their support for Overdrive-powered library lending, [...]
Last week Dan and Judie were at the Create.Work.Inspire. event sponsored by Dell and Intel, and they had some pretty clear impressions of the XPS 13 Ultrabook – it was really cool! Now we get word that the XPS13 is available for customers in the US and Canada! You can get it at Dell.com or [...]
Raw power is irrelevant if the apps running on the device don’t use it efficiently. Intel knows that and is making sure app developers have the tool to not only create great apps but to create great apps that are also highly efficient.
(image courtesy Macrumors) The other day Judie and I were in Manhattan for the Dell/Intel create work inspired event and we decided that we needed to make a pilgrimage to the Apple Store at Grand Central Station. If you have not been there you should make a point of stopping in the next time you [...]
One of the most popular ways for governments to raise money is through so-called ‘usage taxes’. These fees are levied only on those who do a certain thing or use a certain product, such as gas taxes, liquor taxes, or cigarette taxes. The idea behind those taxes is that there are costs associated with those [...]
The term ‘stochastic’ means ‘non-deterministic’, or a process influenced by a random factor or variable. The new Stochastik drum pattern machine takes a weighted random factor approach to pattern generation for the iPad. You are actually setting a probability at each step in the sequence that a sound will trigger. The result is amazingly varied [...]
I spent some time with Nokia’s North American Director of Communications this afternoon, checking out their latest phones.
Intel is talking NFC here in Barcelona, and it looks more and more like 2012 will see the breakout of mobile pay via smartphones. In fact, Visa also took to the stage with Intel’s Paul Otellini to discuss a multi-year alliance that will result in Visa PayWave contact-less payment system being part of a variety [...]