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Competition for Apple products

October 24, 2013


We can get money to help pay for our new model smartphones or tablets at Walmart and Sam’s Club. (Photo credit: Ron Dauphin)   We can receive up to $300 for our old mobile device, which will then be applied toward the purchase of a device.   Related articles Trade in Your Old Tablet at Wal-Mart (WMT) […]

Reinvent government one mobile device at a time

March 3, 2013


Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom argues that  technological innovation can be used to improve our government and restore our prosperity.  He also discusses his own efforts to modernize San Francisco when he was mayor of that city. via Science and Technology – “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government” – Book TV. […]

Personalized smart phones

December 2, 2012


Laurie Orlov said after, “Two full days and a total of 200 setting choices for just 3 screens with 16 icons each, I am overwhelmed and reduced to a state of anxiety and blathering — widget? App?” I’ve seen dozens of examples, where this would have happened if the student had of had Orlov’s tenacity, or mine. […]

Silk plays another role

September 10, 2012


For over a decade computers were defined by how much processing power you had. That’s why you used to hear so much about powerful chips and now you don’t. With the advent of the cloud, the amount of processing power for most problems isn’t the issue; correctly apportioning tasks and making millions of servers work […]