John Paczkowski

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Damn. And Here I Was Hoping for Photoshop or Logic Pro.

So the iPhone’s much-discussed 12thmystery app”? You know, the one that might have been an e-book reader … or a pdf/.doc viewer … or Skype or … video iChat! Apple finally got around to telling us what it is today and it’s … YouTube!

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As Kevin Kline’s Otto in “A Fish Called Wanda” might say, “OK … DISAPPOINTED!

It’s hard to believe that playing YouTube clips on the iPhone’s 3.5-inch display is going to do much to revolutionize the mobile-device industry, but if Steve Jobs says so … One thing it might revolutionize is Apple’s relationship with the entertainment industry. I imagine NBC won’t be too keen on iPhone users watching “30 Rock” or “The Office” on YouTube, instead of purchasing them from iTunes …


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik