John Paczkowski

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IPad Takes First and Second Place in Consumer Reports Tablet Ratings

The tablet wars rage on, but Consumer Reports has already declared a winner: Apple’s iPad 2, which outscored rival devices from Motorola, Dell, Samsung, ViewSonic and Archos. Judged against 17 criteria, including touch-screen responsiveness, versatility, portability, screen glare, and ease of use, the 32GB Wi-Fi+3G verison of the iPad 2 came out with a top rating of “Excellent” in nearly all of them. Its closest rivals were the Motorola Xoom and the first generation iPad, which tied for second place.


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