I met Rod Drury a few years ago in conjunction with the work he was doing at Aftermail, which he subsequently sold to Quest Software. After that sale, he started beavering away at his next project – an online accounting service – called Xero. Anyway, Rod and Xero […]
Next time I’m in Copenhagen, I need to attend a concert by these people. I love the look of the little girl at 0:53.
An impressive display of Steve’s “revolutionary and magical device,” to tout the benefits of Stockholm. Very clever.
Microsoft is putting the final touches on the next edition of Windows – Windows 8. It’s due later this year. One of the key ideas is the coherence of the interface across multiple devices – from phones, to tablets, to laptops, to desktops. Live Tiles is a big […]
Adam analyzes Microsoft’s strategy of investing in its core business, and how that’s proved catastrophic: “Everyone knows that Microsoft has returned almost nothing to shareholders the last decade. Simultaneously, all the “partner” companies that were in the “PC” (the Windows + Intel, or Wintel, platform) “ecosystem” have done […]
Laplink Software released a free tool for moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8, for testing: “PCmover Windows 8 is available now as a free download on Laplink’s website and can be used to perform an unlimited number of migrations at no charge prior to July 2012. Beta […]
Pete outlines three advantages of desktop computers becoming more phone like, with the first being simplicity. He notes the downside too: “The main reason Apple wants to make Macs work like the iPhone and iPad is simple. Or rather, simplicity. Despite decades of innovation and the invention of […]
Apple released early information about the next edition of Mac OS X: “Well, don’t look now, but Mountain Lion brings even more of the iPhone/iPad features to the Mac. The juiciest payoff here is the suite of Mac apps that now mimic what’s on the iPhone/iPad, like Reminders, […]
Casio announced (but hasn’t yet released) a new watch that integrates with a phone via Bluetooth: “Your watch can vibrate when you get a call, text or e-mail and show the person’s name, even if your phone is in your purse or briefcase. The G-Shock can help you […]
SeV launched the Transformer Jacket that switches from jacket to vest via magnets: “The Transformer Jacket’s 12 powerful rare-earth magnets allow you to transform from jacket to vest in the blink of an eye…and back again just as easily. We call it our TEC-MAGTM system, and it’s unlike […]