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I posted this info over at newmediadayton.com, but I’ll share it hear as well:   DIY Tips & Strategies to Leverage The Power of Video January 13, 2017: 12p – 1p Video has been hot on the internet for some time, but what’a next. What do you need to know when selecting equipment, or when you […]

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I have been playing with the new Handoff feature in OS X and iOS 8.1 for a while now. Today I had one of those magical experiences. I needed to respond to an email, but was in the car heading to work. I started the response on my iPhone but dictating the message. I arrive […]

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Ap based search is not new, but it is starting to take share from the big guys like Google.

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Intel has made a big move by contributing to Android to make ready a 64-Bit version of the OS for x86 smartphones. This will run on Atom processors.  I’m not sure this will break the hold ARM has on the tablet / smart phone market, but it’s an interesting move. Read more. Rick  

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The Perfect Map?

by Rick on January 24, 2013

in Mobile

I saw this thought provoking Fast Company headline today: “Google, Apple, Nokia and the quest for the perfect map.”  An interesting read. The idea of a perfect map: That’s a lofty goal. This paragraph is especially interesting to me: “The fight means that the world is now better mapped than at any time in the history […]

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My WIFI Blues

by Rick on February 23, 2010

in Geek stuff,Mobile

I am traveling internationally this week. For the most part the trip has been great except for some difficulty in connecting to the internet.  For some, that is not a big deal, but I have a serious ‘connection’ dependency. I feel this need to be connected most of the time. I wish it was easier […]

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It’s gadget time. Yes, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) is in full swing in Barcelona. Smartphones are certainly a product category to watch, and HTC is making news with the announcement of two new Android based phones: The HTC Legend and the HTC Desire. According to the press release, these “two new smartphones take Android […]

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I have read reports and heard from friends that users of iPhones attending CES experienced problems accessing email and other data services during the show in Las Vegas. I wish I had access to information on the volume of data traffic for various providers in the Vegas area during the show.  Given the density of […]

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I read a interesting InformationWeek article today regarding user reaction to recent outages of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry email service. In case you missed it, the service was down not once, but twice in as many weeks! This story reminds me of AT&T’s ongoing network problems. Earlier this month, Mashable reported that AT&T Mobility CEO […]

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