Google unwraps Ice Cream Sandwich

Android Ice Cream SandwichThere are some titles you simply cannot resist when they present themselves to you, regardless of how corny or overdone.  After some months of feverish anticipation, Google released their Android 4.0 operating system dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich. Continue reading

Apple’s age of entanglement

“Entanglement” is one of the proverbial holy grails to which businesses aspire in their customer interactions.  Essentially it is simply a snappy way of describing a deeply integrated relationship that makes it difficult for customers of a given business to leave for a competitor.  In the business-to-consumer world tens of billions of dollars are spent annually to attract customers and the trick then becomes retaining them. Continue reading

Watch the Apple iPhone event – live!

Watch the Apple iPhone event – live! || “Apple iPhone 4S / 5 event live blog LIVE” http://ow.ly/6NdKH

In a two-hour event this morning at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters many people had expected the tech giant to unveil a completely new version of its adored iPhone.  The company spent the first 55 minutes recapping their overwhelming success over the past several months and years, as well as unveiling several new features that will be in the new version of their mobile operating system (iOS).  Critics and fans alike halfheartedly clapped their way through these announcements as most of them had been unveiled at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June.  When the moment had finally arrived to unveil the new iPhone it was not the iPhone 5 but rather a 4S that was revealed. Continue reading

Why isn’t multi-device sync available from Google for their cloud?

Why isn’t multi-device sync available from Google for their cloud? – “From iCloud to Dropbox: 5 Cloud Services Compared” http://ow.ly/5ndfS

iCloud is great for service providers

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#iCloud is great for service providers – “Apple’s iCloud and what it means for wireless data service” http://ow.ly/5cpBu

Is it just me or was Apple a bit light on announcements today?

Moscone Center WWDC 2011

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Is it just me or was Apple a bit light on announcements today? – “Apple’s WWDC: iCloud, iOS 5, Lion, and more (roundup)” http://ow.ly/5btjY

Apple’s worst-kept secret has been confirmed; cloud service is coming

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Apple’s worst-kept secret has been confirmed; cloud service is coming – “Apple Announces iCloud, Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote” http://ow.ly/56Iqo