John Paczkowski

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So That iPad Tablet Design Was Just Obvious, Eh?

Consumers don’t want tablets, they want iPads.

We put forth that theory earlier this summer, noting that anyone who hopes to compete in the tablet market must do so by peddling products similar to iPad. What we neglected to mention, though, was that the industry clearly knows this. To wit, this handy illustrative graphic whipped up by SockRolid at MacRumors that shows what tablets looked like before and after the debut of the iPad.

[Image credit: MacRumors via Daring Fireball]


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