John Paczkowski

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RIM Snags Dash Navigation


So those reports about Research In Motion acquiring Dash Navigation? True. RIM (RIMM) said today that it had purchased the maker of maps for GPS devices for an undisclosed sum. Just what the company intends to do with Dash–which abandoned the hardware market to license its networked GPS technology to other device makers–is unclear. That said, it’s likely that we’ll see Dash’s GPS mapping and personal navigation solution bundled with future BlackBerry devices.

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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus