Darkhorse Competitor to the iPad — RIM’s “Playbook”

Anyway, here’s the darkhorse candidate from RIM (Research in Motion), the Blackberry company. I have to say it is really impressive, at least in terms of “completeness of vision.” (my favorite criteria from all the Gartner industry analysis reports.) RIM’s”Playbook” Tablet is really nice looking and will appeal to the corporate market plus plus.

Crappy App Hall of Fame: First Member: Best Buy Movie Mode

Ok, I think it is time that we admit it.  There are a lot of horrible apps out there.  I think we need to not only admit it but enshrine the crappy apps and promotions in a historical setting.  So it is with great pride and only a little irritation that I nominate the first[…]

Apple’s Secret iPhone Weapon: The Improbability Button*

I’ve been able to get my iPhone to perform quite a few interesting tasks by clicking what I call the “improbability button *” on the iPhone headset.  As of this point, I’ve seen no prototype for similar function on Android phones.  Apple may really have an advantage here… *with thanks to Douglas Adams “The Hitchikers[…]

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