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!


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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work