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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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