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January 2010

Apple iPad — A Surrender?


Ok, I got sucked down the Apple worm-hole today.  I had resisted the siren call of the Mac or years. It wasn’t that I didn’t see the appeal. I did. After all, I had one of the first Mac Classics.   Until Windows 3.0 came out and Microsoft followed Apple’s lead in enforcing software standards, [...]

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Kick The Digital Tires

I enjoy writing about electronic  accessories. It started because I had to carve a niche for myself while fighting for ink against the likes of John Markoff. I started writing what I called “tire stories”. These were stories that weren’t sexy or provocative but solid enough to get in the paper.  What [...]

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After several adult beverages and a Farscape marathon, I finally got the cognitive functions of my brain from cowering in the corner, overwhelmed by the images from Haiti. As a journalist, I’ve seen my share of disasters but I’m really glad I didn’t have to cover this one. I [...]

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Hello Kitty Power!

One of the reasons, I spend most of my time walking the back walls of major trade shows like CES is the hidden gems found there. Startups or international suppliers can’t afford the mega-booths of the major players. My favorite find this year was U Power generators.

poto by Robert S. Anthony

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E-Reader Evolution

ebook readers are flying off the shelves faster than Number  Five can  get input. I’m writing about the products I saw at CES but they are based on demos and not my having actually tested them independently. There will be follow ups but now, these are first impressions.

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