from September 2012, Products

Sep 26, 2012 — by: E. Werner Reschke
Categories: Products

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According to Intel's CEO Paul Otellini, Windows 8 is shipping with known problems. "Improvements still need to be made to the software," Otellini told employees at a company meeting in Taiwan yesterday.

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Sep 26, 2012 — by: E. Werner Reschke
Categories: Products
Apple-maps

Apple Maps. It's a sore spot for iOS 6 users. To any honest observer, Apple blew this one. While we all know Apple Maps will get better, right now Maps does not meet the high standard we have come to expect from an Apple product or service.

While everyone else is discussing what is wrong or what went wrong, I'd like to take a moment and ask, WWSD? or in other words, "What Would Steve Do?"

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Sep 25, 2012 — by: E. Werner Reschke
Categories: Products

Win95 Post PC EraSteve Jobs began the talking point and Timothy Cook has been all to willing to carry it forward. What am I talking about? The term "post-PC era" of course.

While most people have heard this phrase and assume Jobs, and now Cook, meant people are purchasing tablets and smart phones over desktop PCs, they have it mostly right. However that interpretation is only a hardware evaluation of the term. There is another side to the quote than that — a software side. If Apple were really honest, what they would say is that we have entered the post-Microsoft era.

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Sep 8, 2012 — by: Mark Reschke
Categories: Products

If the outside of the building says anything, it looks like the Apple iPhone 5 event at the Yerba Buena Center on September 12, 2012 is going to be very colorful. Here are some pics from our San Francisco contact taken earlier today.

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