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- From iOS to Windows Phone: Act 3 (The Verdict) by Tarun
- From iOS to Windows Phone: Act 2 (The Experience) by Tarun
- From iOS to Windows Phone: Act 1 (The Motive) by Tarun
- A Month With Metro for Xbox 360 by Chris
- 2012 by Tarun
- Redefining Reading and Sharing: Flipboard for iPhone by Tarun
- Dropping Their Guard by Tarun
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- Weekly Download #38: Google I/O, Podcasts.app, Mansfield
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Author Archives: Chris
It’s no secret Apple and Samsung are one of the largest patent battles in recent tech history. Things have gotten quite heated over the pas few weeks in the trial. It was just revealed that Apple is licensing Microsoft some … Continue reading
The Communications Committee in The House of Lords has suggested that British TV go strictly online. The committee suggested this would free up air for cellular communication. This idea seems fairly unlikely at the moment given broadband restrictions that still … Continue reading
YouTube has said it is going to put another 200 million dollars into its channels that it began experimenting with 8 months ago. YouTube has launched close to 100 channels and attracted a few big names thus far.
Today Facebook announced it’s first earnings report after its May IPO. In after hours trading the stock is down to a new low just under $25. They company also announced they have 955 million users. They are getting mighty close … Continue reading
Looks like Adobe has finally pulled the plug on Flash for Android. On August 15th, Adobe will no longer allow users to download the application from Google Play. Current users will still be able to receive updates Adobe sends out.
Microsoft has come out and said that during the initial development of its new Surface Table there was an “underground bunker” for designing. While this is typical for Apple, it is a bit of a change for Microsoft who, as … Continue reading
As you may have noticed, over the past month Tarun has been the lone publisher here at Weekly Download. Since May I have been on a bit of a hiatus due to some major life changing events. I recently completed … Continue reading
It looks like the free online editions of newspapers is coming to an end sooner rather than later.
Regulators are concerned, in part, that banks may have shared information with certain clients, rather than broadly with investors. On Tuesday, William Galvin, Massachusetts’ secretary of state, subpoenaed Morgan Stanley over discussions with investors about Facebook’s I.P.O. The Financial Industry … Continue reading
Apple said in a recent court case that if a customer has a problem with Siri they should probably return the phone and buy a different one.
This morning RIM had its keynote at the annual BlackBerry World and unveiled a touch screen keyboard. For years now the company has sworn off touch, especially when it comes to the keyboard.
Rarely do we post any negative Apple articles, but this was a very interesting case that seemed worth sharing. The potential for a class-action lawsuit is rising.
Could the patent wars be ending soon? Doubtful…..
Best Buy announced this morning that its CEO, Brian Dunn is resigning and board member Mike Mikan will be taking over. While the CEO change is unexpected, it is is not all that odd given the number of problems we’ve … Continue reading
About 46% of corporations now issue Macs to employees, up by half in just two years. “The use of iPads and iPhones in the workplace is creating increased awareness and consideration of Macs,” said Frank Gillett, vice president and principal … Continue reading
On our podcast we talked a little about RIM and their current issues. It looks like things may have gotten a little worse in the past day. Jim Balsillie, former co-CEO, has resigned from the board in this afternoon’s Q4 … Continue reading
This morning Apple announced plans to pay dividends of $2.65 per share. This is the first time since 1995 that has Apple has pay a dividend. Apple last paid a dividend of $0.12. It is worth noting that Apple will … Continue reading
We touched on this topic on a podcast way back when, but it looks like it is getting some attention again. The FAA says it will conduct tests to see if it should lift the ban on electronic devices during … Continue reading
In this “patch” episode Tarun and Chris discuss the iPad Press Conference. Tarun and Chris give their thoughts on Apple’s “new iPad” and software Apple previewed. They also discuss what exactly this iPad update means for consumers and Apple as … Continue reading
Earlier this week Apple acquired app search company, Chomp. What could this mean for Apple? Well, likely a much better, enhanced Genius feature for one.
As mentioned during our most recent podcast, The Verge has a great article on the current problems with Research in Motion and how Blackberry went from hottest device on the market to irrelevant and fast. The article is worth a … Continue reading
Ars Technica documents an interesting case of a blatant ripoff app being approved and making its way to number 3 on the charts within the App Store. An interesting read on the Apple approval process and how this fake Pokemon … Continue reading
“The growth is now driven primarily by smartphones,” the executive wrote on AT&T’s Innovation Space blog. “Add to that new customer additions and the continuing trend of upgrades from feature phones to smartphones, and you have a wireless data tsunami.”