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January 11 2011
by Todd Hixon

Watersheds: Real & Wannabe

This is part 2 of my observations from CES 2011. Year of the Tablet: Not Quite Yet The media proclaimed 2011 the year of the tablet, and obedient to their editors’ direction, reporters found many tablets on the floor, e.g., HuffPost:  11 New Tablets You’ve Probably Never Heard Of From CES 2011.  In truth, the […]

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December 8 2010
by Todd Hixon

What Are You Packing?

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a reader survey that asks, how many gadgets do you carry around with you [link]?  They found one man who carries 18 gadgets weighing 26 lbs. in a backpack, including a full size laptop, an iPad, and a camera.  WSJ reports his name is Phil Libin, and I think […]

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September 14 2010
by Todd Hixon

Is Android The Next Windows?

Is history repeating itself?  Recently the monthly connect rate for Android phones passed the iPhone in the U.S., and many analysts believe Android phones in use will outnumber iPhones early next year.  Apple popularized the personal computer with the launch of the Apple II in 1977.  Microsoft, IBM, and Intel followed in 1981 with what […]

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July 14 2010
by Todd Hixon

The iPad Turns 6

In two weeks we have the six-month birthday of the iPad (announced January 27, 2010).  A few things have become clear, some aligned with my expectations and some not [see the surprised /not-surprised postscript on each paragraph]: The tablet category is off to a strong start.  Apple has sold ~3 million units.  All the usual […]

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April 16 2010
by Thanasis Delistathis

iPad: a revolution in personal media consumption

After getting a chance to play with it for a couple of weeks, I believe this is the dawn of another computing revolution, centered around new ways to consume media.

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February 25 2010
by Todd Hixon

Five Reasons To Believe in Tablets

We recently made an investment in Tap ‘n Tap; they provide an Android-based software framework that enables OEMs to create tablets that compete with the Apple iPad. You have to believe a couple of things for this investment to work out: 1) the tablet market will be big, 2) Android will be a major part […]

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