Category: Miscellaneous

Don't Only Invest in Your Core

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 […]

Mac OS X 10.8 – Mountain Lion

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, […]

G-Shock Watch with Phone Integration

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 Transformer Jacket

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 […]

Windows 8 – It Matters

David from ZDNet argues that Windows 8 matters for real work: “Listen, forget about smartphones and tablets for five minutes, will ya? I want to talk to you about real computers, computers that do actual work, not just play Angry Birds and help you check in when you’re […]