Bryan Chaffin has had enough. Microsoft has been stumbling from one disaster to another since Bill Gates stepped aside as CEO, and it's time for the company's board of directors to make some changes. Being the handy-dandy-armchair-quarterback that he is, Bryan put together five free tips for the company.
This week in Free on iTunes Vern Seward appeases his daugther and grandson by looking at three kid-friendly books for iOS. Jack and Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, and Iron Man.
This week's news events remind us that there is a conflict between the need for organizations to attract people's attention and the work necessary to be authoritative. In the technology world, especially with Apple, that work means understanding and explaining how opposing forces interact.
Remember back in grade school when we were always being told that such and such was "our friend"? Like "Mr Toothbrush is our friend!" Well, in this case, our iPhones really are our friends only we get to make the rules. Nancy Carroll Gravley shows you three ways to make your iPhone an even better friend.
Recently, a Microsoft executive suggested that Apple's iOS is boring. Why would he say that? John Martellaro knows exactly why. Thank goodness iOS is very boring indeed.
Eric Schmidt has apparently found religion on privacy, and he's here with a message: mini-drones need to be regulated. Bryan Chaffin thinks that the Google Chairman is plumbing new depths of audacity.
New e-periodicals blur the line between apps and magazines. In this week's Free on iTunes Vern Seward take a look at "app-zines" from one company, MERI Media .
Some notable executives who have worked for Apple fail when they leave and go to work for another company. Why does this happen? It's the paradox of power for Apple VPs. John Martellaro explains what he learned for himself at Apple.
Smartphone competition is keen. Should Apple panic, jump to the iPhone 6 name? But then Apple always has its own agenda. What are the real issues? John Martellaro, in typical style, explores the iPhone 5S vs iPhone 6 naming issue.
Former Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has reached a settlement with the university, and the good news is that he gets an iPad. Oh, and US$1.2 million, some insurance, and a car allowance, but when the AP found details of the settlement, it was the money and the iPad that made the headline.
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