Tag Archives: iPad

What I’m Reading on 09/03/2014

Apple explains why your iOS app keeps getting rejected | Ars Technica “If you’ve ever developed an app for the iPhone or iPad, you’ve had to deal with Apple‘s App Store Review Guidelines. The lengthy list of rules encompasses many … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 07/01/2014

iTextEditors – iPhone and iPad text/code editors and writing tools compared “This is a feature comparison of text editors on iOS. The information was compiled by the web community on an open Google spreadsheet. I cannot vouch for its current … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 06/17/2014

Walmart Labs snaps up mobile startup Stylr | ZDNet “Born in New York by two Stanford alumni and funded by New York-based incubator Dreamit Ventures, Stylr is a location-based mobile app that allows shoppers to find clothes in nearby stores. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 05/10/2014

iOS Development iPhone Tutorials | Ray Wenderlich “This site contains a ton of fun written tutorials – so many that they were becoming hard to find! So I put together this little page to help everyone quickly find the tutorial … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 04/24/2014

Tim Cook iPad Sales – Business Insider “Tim Cook Had A Really Interesting Answer For Why iPad Sales Appear To Be Stalling” tags: ipad sales bs Facebook Acquires Activity-Tracking App Moves “Facebook has acquired Moves, the iPhone and Android app … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 03/27/2014

Presentation Software that Inspires | Haiku Deck “Meet Haiku Deck, a completely new kind of presentation software. We make telling your story simple, beautiful, and fun.” tags: bs presentation software ipad Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 03/13/2014

Five tips for creating a successful presentation with an iPad – TechRepublic “With a few tips and tricks, you can ditch your laptop and use just your iPad to create presentations that are both fun and educational. “ tags: bs … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 03/10/2014

Apple releases iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad with bug fixes, new features | ZDNet “The latest version for iPhones and iPads landed on Monday, with new features, user interface tweaks, and a number of bug fixes that aims to appease … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 10/11/2013

Successful companies will use mobile to drive change: IBM | ZDNet “Forward-looking enterprises are already dealing with the challenges of opening their business up on mobile, but the smart companies already have a number of key characteristics that see them … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 10/10/2013

Ballmer: Office not coming to iPad until it gets a touch UI on Windows | Ars Technica “At the Gartner Symposium in Florida today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that his company would bring Office to the iPad after the … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 09/23/2013

iOS 7 Battery Life Draining Too Fast? It’s Easy to Fix “Some users are finding that updating to iOS 7 seems to have reduced the battery life of their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Battery issues are often reported … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/23/2013

With Tablets, Businesses Ring Up at More Fanciful Cash Registers – NYTimes.com “With the advent of tablets, particularly the iPad, many stores have traded in their clunky cash registers for mobile devices. Now, though, they are dressing up those tablets … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/30/2012

IBM Brings Big Data Analytics, Cloud to US Open Tennis – IT Infrastructure – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “During the two-week event, IBM will apply its predictive analytics, cloud computing and mobile technology expertise to connect tennis fans to … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/07/2012

Websphereusergroup.org “Keeping pace with the mobility market is daunting, and maintaining apps that need to work on various devices in this ever-changing market is like chasing a carrot around a dog track. How can you keep up? IBM’s acquisition of … Continue reading

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Some views from 32,000 feet

As I flew from Chicago to Las Vegas yesterday to attend the IBM Impact conference, I was lucky enough to sit on the left side of the plane in a windows seat. As the 3 and 1/2 hour trip proceeded, … Continue reading

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The Apple iPad meets the 1964 NY World’s Fair

I was 6 years old during the 1964 World’s Fair and so a perfect age to be hugely impressed by all its attractions and views of the future. IBM Research, the arm of the IBM Corporation that does science in … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/17/2012

IBM: Enterprise mobile device management key with tablet growth | Opinno “Many companies, including IBM, have stepped in to produce security solutions to this growing need. Kimber Spradlin, who is an Endpoint Management and Security Specialist at IBM, spoke to … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/15/2012

The New iPad Is Much the Same, Only Better – NYTimes.com “The biggest new feature is what Apple calls the Retina display: like the one on the iPhone 4S, it’s a very, very sharp screen. It’s four times as sharp … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/13/2012

Google programming languages failing to gain traction | Application Development – InfoWorld “In the March index, released over the weekend, Google saw its Go language drop out of the top 50 while Google’s Dart language was ranked 78th. Oracle’s Java … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/10/2012

IBM Showcases ‘Deep Thunder’ Weather Forecasting App On iPad | TPM Idea Lab “By IBM’s own admission, weather forecasting seemed like an unusual use for its supercomputing technology. But 16 years after it began work the parallel processing supercomputing system … Continue reading

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Stats for browsers and operating systems accessing sutor.com

I haven’t posted the stats for browser and operating system access to this website since last July, but since I’ve been doing a lot of posting lately on mobile topics, I thought it would be useful to check the stats … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/09/2012

Four takeaways from Apple’s ‘resolutionary’ iPad | Apple – CNET News “Every time a new Apple product comes off the assembly line, it gets put under the biggest magnifying glass imaginable as crowds of onlookers parse the announcement with Talmudic … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/08/2012 – Apple (new) iPad (3) Edition

iPad | TechCrunch “This was surprising because our expectations were set for a new name. But it really shouldn’t be all that surprising. My iMac is not the “iMac 11″. My MacBook Air is not the “MacBook Air 4″. The … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/25/2012

Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu. “The desktop remains central to our everyday work and play, despite all the excitement around tablets, TV’s and phones. So it’s exciting for … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/19/2012

Role reversal: Apple’s the corporate standard for mobile | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld “But 2011 was the tipping point. iPhones now have more users than BlackBerrys within corporate environments, and Aberdeen Group mobile analyst Andrew Borg notes that many organizations … Continue reading

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10 predictions for enterprise mobile for 2012

Yes, it’s that time of year of for predictions for what we might see in the next twelve months. Being in the IT business and in a company like IBM, I’m somewhat hamstrung in what I can say regarding the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/21/2011

Mobile devices: Five predictions for 2012 | Mobile – CNET News “Just as 2011 saw the rise in dominance of Android, Apple basically opening fire on every Android device through lawsuits, and a flood of tablets and 4G devices, 2012 … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/16/2011

Android Will Lose the Tablet Race: 10 Reasons Why – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “The tablet market hasn’t been too friendly to Google’s Android operating system. Over the last year, consumers have been increasingly turning … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/14/2011

SMS flaw reportedly found in Windows Phone 7.5 | Security – CNET News “A malicious SMS sent to a Windows Phone 7.5 device will force it to reboot and lock down the messaging hub (see video below). WinRumors said tests … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/05/2011

Customer-Created Design: Virtual reality and realtime design enables seniors to design their own community spaces | ARCH Virtual “There’s a fantastic snippet in this video, about 2 minutes and 58 seconds in, that does a great job of capturing the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/03/2011

IBM Systems Magazine – The iPad Meets the Mainframe “Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets deliver great graphics capability and processing to their users. Such devices enable access to applications that was previously unthinkable on mobile equipment, with terminal emulation … Continue reading

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Getting started with mobile in the enterprise: The IBM Mobile Technology Preview

Over the last 15 years of my career, I’ve seen several ideas or technology trends capture a significant amount of customer, press, and analyst attention. There was Java, XML, web services, SOA, and cloud. In and around all those were … Continue reading

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Employee mobile device + work = potential security problem

Employee: “I lost my iPad.” Corporate security: “Why are you telling me?” “I had company documents on it.” “But you had the mobile security package installed, right?” “Err, no.” “I would have thought the company president would have known better … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/27/2011

Codify lets you build iPad apps–on your iPad | Macworld “Software developers who want to create games and simulations on their iPad have a new option available, thanks in part to loosened restrictions in the App Store. Sharing those creations, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/26/2011

IBM Beats Oracle, Microsoft With Big Data Leap – Software – Information Management – Informationweek “The big data news kicked off of this week’s IBM Information OnDemand (IOD) conference in Las Vegas, where the company also announced a new iPad … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/25/2011

Are Windows PCs already falling to smartphones and tablets? | ZDNet “Over at ZDNet’s sister site, CNet, they recently reported on 15-years of Download.com. I expected this to be little more than a nice historical walk down a popular site’s … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/20/2011

Google confirms Android 4.0 ICS is open source | thinq_ “Google has confirmed that the source code for Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ will be made public, after it refused to release the code for its predecessor ‘Honeycomb.’” tags: android … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/15/2011

Why Banks Must Support All Mobile Platforms and Why HTML5 Matters – American Banker Article “The challenge of developing and maintaining mobile banking applications that will run on an iPhone, an Android phone, a BlackBerry or a Windows phone, as … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/07/2011

Introducing Diigo Browser (aka iChromy) Like Chrome, Diigo Browser is fast. Multiple tab browsers on iPad are often slow or easy to crash due to the memory issue. Diigo Browser reloads pages dynamically and smartly, so it feels fast even with multiple … Continue reading

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Mobile app development: Native vs. hybrid vs. HTML5 (part 1)

I’ve seen and heard a lot of discussion about how people build applications for mobile devices. While there are literally hundreds of thousands of apps out there for Apple, Android, Blackberry and other smartphones, I can’t help but think the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/22/2011

Android developers run afoul of source licences | TechCentral.ie “While Google‘s Android is offered under the Apache and GPL licences, the mobile operating system has components referencing 19 open source licences overall, Black Duck Software executive Peter Vescuso told an … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/11/2011

Caching IBM Redbooks | WebSphere eXtreme Scale Best Practices for Operation and Management “This IBM® Redbooks® publication contains a summary of the leading practices for implementing and managing a WebSphere® eXtreme Scale installation. The information in this book is a … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/10/2011

Mobile Amazon Escapes the App Trap Too – Simon Says… “Well, it’s happened. As TechCrunch noted today, Amazon has quietly launched read.amazon.com, a full-featured HTML 5 version of the Kindle that runs perfectly on the iPad browser, looks for all … Continue reading

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IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal – June, 2011

The IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal is a great resource for the latest technical news, advice, and details about what’s happening within the WebSphere line of products. Yes, this is kind of a message from my sponsor, but there is … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/20/2011

When WiFi doesn’t work: a guide to home networking alternatives “If you live an old home or building, you already know the limits of WiFi. Despite the improved range of 802.11n coupled with improved throughput at greater distances‚ WiFi doesn’t … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/18/2011

Richard Dawkins’s science book for kids, illustrated by Dave McKean – Boing Boing “Richard Dawkins has a new kids’ book coming out in October called The Magic of Reality, which explains just how gosh-darned awesome the actual scientifically explained world … Continue reading

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Finished: “The Windup Girl”

I just finished reading The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi and I have to say it was an excellent, excellent novel. It happens to be science fiction because it is set in a future Bangkok after most of the petroleum … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/28/2011

Review: The best Linux book available | TechRepublic “A thick, heavy book with the equally weighty title A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming may be the single most important Linux book you ever buy.” tags: linux … Continue reading

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Update to scifi and fantasy reading list

I’ve updated my list of Hugo and Nebula award winners for novels to include 2010. For the Nebula, the winner was The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi. This book also won the Hugo, though it was shared with The City … Continue reading

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2011 Road Trip: From home to Pigeon Forge, TN

This last week was my son Will’s Spring Break from school, so he and I took a 1750+ mile (2800+ km) road trip from our home in upstate New York, USA, down south to Tennessee. Over several blog entries I’ll … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/11/2011

Gartner: Microsoft will still be a tablet no-show in 2015 | ZDNet “Gartner projects that Apple’s iOS will hold 47 percent of the tablet operating system market in 2015 with Android at 38.6 percent. RIM’s QNX will have a respectable … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/06/2011

Game of Thrones: George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire Series Comes to HBO – The Daily Beast “HBO is about to unveil an ambitious adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novel Game of Thrones. Jace Lacob speaks … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/18/2011

How To: Founding an Open Source Software Center at a University | opensource.com “Raising open source awareness in any organization is a very important, and sometimes difficult, task. Particularly important is open source awareness among college students. These are the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/16/2011

Five Reasons not to “Upgrade” to Windows’ Internet Explorer 9 | ZDNet “After a couple of weeks on tinkering with the newly released Internet Explorer (IE) 9, and a host of other Web browsers, I have to say that while … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/15/2011

Black Duck Introduces Android Fast Start Program – Application Development – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “As the Google Android platform has become red hot for developers, Black Duck Software has launched an Android Fast Start program, a bundled software … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/11/2011

iPad Market Share Stabilizes as Post-PC Apple Products Surge: Apple News, Tips and Reviews « “PC sales are expected to be around 350 million in 2011. Apple will sell over 100 million post-PC devices. Apple isn’t just winning tablets; it’s … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/04/2011

iPad 2 has Samsung fixated on “inadequate” aspects of new Galaxy Tab “The iPad 2 that Apple announced this week is already making competing manufacturers second-guess themselves. Samsung in particular is feeling pressure to step up to the iPad 2’s … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/03/2011

Things You Can Buy for 99 Cents Get Used to 99-Cent iPhone Apps, Says Angry Birds Maker | GameLife | Wired.com “99 cents is the inevitable price for best-selling iPhone apps, says the creator of Angry Birds. “If you look at … Continue reading

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So you’re thinking of buying an iPad 2

With Apple‘s announcement yesterday of the availability of the new iPad 2 in the US on March 11, a lot of people are probably wondering if they should buy an iPad for the first time or get a new one. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/01/2011

GPL and the Apple App Store [vlc-devel] FSF position on GPLv2 & current App Store terms “There have been changes to the terms since our original blog post on the topic. I confirmed that the changes did not affect the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/28/2011

Open Source iPad Apps Baker Ebook Framework “Baker is an HTML5 ebook framework to publish on the iPad using open web standards.” Licensed under the BSD open source license. tags: HTML5 ebook ipad framework Other news What would you do … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/27/2011

Sources: iPad 2 lands in thinner body with spec bump and cameras, SD slot and higher resolution display are out — Engadget “So what will we see on March 2nd? We’re hearing it’s most likely a thinner, spec-bumped variation of … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/25/2011

Five things we want from the new iPad, and why – CNN.com “Apart from the new iPad, that means one thing: speculation. I’m not immune, so here’s my list of things I think will make it into an already capable … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/23/2011

Apple to Unveil IPad 2 on March 2 in San Francisco | Kara Swisher | BoomTown | AllThingsD “Analysts expect the iPad 2 to be thinner than its predecessor and feature an improved display, as well as front-facing camera and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/12/2011

Five keys to the iPhone vs. Droid fight “The cell phone market has been undergoing massive changes over the past few years as Apple‘s iPhone and Google‘s Android platform are each competing to become the future of mobile devices. The winner … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/11/2011

Top Tablet Comparison: iPad vs. Xoom vs. TouchPad vs. PlayBook | PCMag.com “For nearly a year since Apple launched the iPad, everyone’s been clamoring for viable competitors to the great tablet device. Customers want choices, and manufacturers want their slice … Continue reading

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Tablet wars: Those with the most and best apps win

I just linked to an article over on PCMag.com called “Top Tablet Comparison: iPad vs. Xoom vs. TouchPad vs. PlayBook” that compares the in-the-market iPad with 3 possible contenders that have yet to be sold. The article very correctly discusses … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/27/2011

Google has forked Android | ZDNet “I like Honeycomb’s new features. They sound great. I just object to Google to turning Android into two separate but unequal platforms Sure, the hardware was never going to be the same, but did … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/18/2011

Wolfram education apps raise teaching dilemma | Deep Tech – CNET News “So perhaps it shouldn’t have been a surprise that the company’s first mobile application to use Alpha was similarly tailored for a refined audience and came with a … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/17/2011

EU funds open source language Scala – The H Open Source: News and Features “A functional, object-oriented programming language based on Java and .NET, Scala includes some constructs for parallelisation from the outset. A paper by Odersky states that the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/15/2011

What Factors Justify the Use of Apache Hadoop? – tecosystems “When is Hadoop justified? For a petabyte workloads, certainly. But the versatility of tool makes it appropriate for a variety of workloads beyond quote unquote big data. It’s not going … Continue reading

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What should an iPad/tablet math app look like?

Math apps for tablet devices like the iPad should teach you how to structure a problem and its solution so you become better organized and capable of learning more advanced topics. As I continue to ponder math software for tablet … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/11/2011

At last, iPhone comes to Verizon | Circuit Breaker – CNET News “At a press conference in New York City today, Verizon said it will soon begin selling Apple‘s iPhone. The device will be available on its network starting in early … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/05/2011

Google Wins One Against Microsoft – WSJ.com “Google Inc. has won a key ruling in its lawsuit against the U.S. Interior Department, two months after the Web giant accused the agency of improperly favoring rival Microsoft Corp. in a contract … Continue reading

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Review of the blog for 2010 – October through December

I finish my survey of what I blogged about in 2010 as I look at the final three months of the year. Last Time: “Review of the blog for 2010 – July through September” Just as the third quarter of … Continue reading

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