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Maybe It Is Like Windows vs Mac Again

I doubt people are thinking about this when they say the iOS vs Android battle will be like the Mac vs Windows battle. Applications loaded with malicious software are infiltrating the Google operating system at a faster rate than hackers … Continue reading

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Car Pool Party Goes Live – My First App

I’m very happy to announce that today my first app for the iPhone has gone live on the iTunes app store. From the description: Car Pool Party was created for my fiancée to help her arrange and keep track of … Continue reading

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alloc NSMutableArray and storing objects

Today’s interesting programming tidbit… If assigning an array to another NSMutable Array such as this: self.listData = [self userData]; You don’t need to alloc the listData array first, although i’m guessing it’s probably a good idea. However if you want … Continue reading

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Web 3.0

Web 3.0 will be defined by the next newly minted billionaire. Speculating what that will be before it happens is simply a mental floss exercise.

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Geist: Canadian-backed report says music, movie, and software piracy is a market failure, not a legal one – thestar.com

Trademark and copyright holders frequently characterize piracy as a legal failure, arguing that tougher laws and increased enforcement are needed to stem infringing activity. But a new global study on piracy, backed by Canada’s International Development Research Centre, comes to … Continue reading

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Dell’s desperation shows, says the iPad will fail in the enterprise

“An iPad with a keyboard, a mouse and a case [means] you’ll be at $1500 or $1600; that’s double of what you’re paying,” said Lark. “That’s not feasible.” And that’s how you know Lark is just spreading a bunch of … Continue reading

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Mobile Firefox Skips Flash In Favor Of HTML5

One thing Firefox mobile doesn’t have is support for Flash, even though Android has a big partnership with Adobe to make Flash work on mobile. I spoke with some folks from Mozilla yesterday about this topic. Eventually, Firefox mobile will … Continue reading

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The American Wireless Galapagos Syndrome: How the industry set itself up for a rout | asymco

A good overview of the current US Cell Industry: The trouble is that US consumers have never had much choice and the US wireless marketplace has been a minefield of incompatibilities and obstacles to market forces. via The American Wireless … Continue reading

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Tracking Your Wi-Fi Trail at the Airport – NYTimes.com

This is an article about tracking people in Copenhagen’s airport with WiFi enabled devices: SITA’s system of locating multiple Wi-Fi receivers at the airport means that passenger locations can be determined within about 10 feet or so of accuracy, company … Continue reading

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Apple iPad 2 review | BGR

Apple’s iPad was the first post-PC device that people took seriously. Microsoft, Nokia and countless manufacturers have tried to find the right balance between a tablet and a computer for the last 10 years, but the iPad was the first … Continue reading

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