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Walt Mossberg loves the iPhone, the G1 and the Storm

11/20/2008, During his keynote at the VentureWire Technology Showcase, Walt Mossberg told us that his preferred personal technology devices are the Apple iPhone, the G1 and the BlackBerry Storm. For him ,they are the true Internet devices, and not the MIDs which is a...

The Perfect Storm for Netbooks

11/12/2008, Gartner just announced it: Netbooks (or mini laptops) are driving the bulk of the PC industry growth in Eastern Europe, and possibly worldwide. In their latest research, Isabelle Durand and Ranjit Atwal commented: “The market position of vendors was...

Pink Panther…Wait, Panzer

10/06/2008, Here is an example of how passion is able to bring out impressive results – 30 year-old Vin Marshall from Philadelphia, along with 9 other buddies of his have come together to construct this 2,000 pound replica tank straight from junkyard parts. The...

Who will own the cloud is irrelevant

08/01/2008, I spotted an article with a catchy title: it’s 2018: who owns the cloud? Where the author asks this interesting question and develops the idea that “providing cloud consumers with a spectacular user experience” is critical and that Apple...

Apple will likely replace Intel chipsets with NVIDIA ones

07/30/2008, Sources from within Intel have allegedly reported that Apple is going to use a chipset from a different brand in upcoming Macbooks. The chipset is the chip that controls the motherboard and the inputs/outputs. Sometimes, there is also an integrated...

The Future of Sony Hangs on the Next PlayStation

07/29/2008, Sony reported profits of about $326M, compared to $620M during the same period last year. Sony Computer Entertainment was one of the few bright spots with PS3 and PSP sales off the charts, compared to last year. This feels a little like the old PS2 days...

Intel re-enters System-on-Chip market with its X86 architecture

07/23/2008, Intel has just announced a System on Chip (SoC) product named EP80579. The basic idea of a SoC is to integrate as many components of a computer as possible in a chip. That allows to reduce the size, cost and power consumption… Right now, these...