Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

Walt Mossberg on the dozen personal-technology products that were the most influential over two decades of reviews.
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Google Glass: What Marketers Should Know

Glass will be the next iPhone — but today it’s a Newton.
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Signs You May Be Working on a Fake Apple Project (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Former Apple CEO Says Newton “Scribble Thing” Was 15 Years Ahead of Its Time

Not a “piece of junk,” as Steve Jobs said in 1997.
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Dialing Up 20 Years of Gadget Reviews

Walt reflects on two decades of covering personal-consumer products and offers his thoughts on what technological gains might be next.
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Steve Jobs Through the Years: Highlights and Clips From the D Conference

Since the inception of the D: All Things Digital conference in 2003, Steve Jobs was a frequent guest onstage, and his appearances make for some of our most popular videos. Here are some favorites.
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You've Heard About Windows for ARM Chips; Now Meet ARM

There’s been a lot of attention in recent days paid to Microsoft’s creation of a version of Windows for ARM chips from TI, Qualcomm and Nvidia. But what do you know about ARM, the company behind all those chips designs?

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The Island of Apple-Banished Toys

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site. (Click on the image to see a bigger version.)

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Dell Goes Small in Tablets as It Prepares iPad Competition

It’s like Groundhog Day for touch-screen PCs. Yesterday’s device of tomorrow (see Bill Gates’s 2001 prediction that tablet PCs would outstrip laptops and of course the Apple Newton) is once again hot stuff, thanks to Apple’s iPad launch last month.

Before the Tablet: Apple's Steve Jobs in 2004 Talks About Not Doing Another Newton (Video)

Before Steve Jobs unveils his latest and perhaps greatest creation–which is expected to be a tablet computer–later today at a massively hyped event in San Francisco, you might want to peruse this video clip, unearthed from our archives by the crack All Things Digital team, in which the legendary Apple CEO said he was glad he did not do another single-screen PDA-like device after the Newton debacle. In an interview with Walt Mossberg at the second D: All Things Digital conference in May 2004, Jobs said definitively: “I’m as proud of the products that we have not done as the ones we have done.”

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