The Future of Mac Might Leave Many Americans Behind

Apple doesn't seem to want to keep physical media around that much longer, opting instead to distribute software and media via digital download. It's a brave strategy, and probably one that most companies will eventually adopt, but in the meantime it could leave many consumers behind.…

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Motorola to Acquire Zecter, Maker of ZumoCast

Motorola Mobility will acquire startup Zecter to integrate its synchronization and video streaming technologies into the MotoBlur feature on its Android phones. Zecter produces ZumoDrive and ZumoCast, services that facilitate cloud storage and media streaming of stored content to mobile devices. Both services will continue operation.…

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The Exciting Future of Apple’s MacBook Line

In 12 months, Apple's notebook lineup will be so different, we'll barely recognize it. Physically, the computers may look the same, but the teaser that is the MacBook Air makes very clear the changes we can expect to see rolled out across the entire MacBook line.…

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The New MacBook Air Is Underwhelming

I am one of the few proud MacBook Air owners in the world. Every article you've seen from me in the past was written on the petite beauty. I was understandably excited about Apple's event yesterday. So why did I walk away feeling disappointed?…

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Mobilize 2010: The Next Big Idea Gallery

Cloudmade, Where, Placecast, Evri and Apigee presented their bids for the "next big idea" in mobile at today's GigaOM Mobilize conference. If they're an accurate sample, the future of mobile is all about location, smart filters and APIs.…

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The MacBook Air Doesn’t Get Enough Credit

Anyone reading this on a MacBook Air knows that it’s truly the lightest, full-featured notebook available. Unfortunately, it has a bad reputation. Anyone who hasn’t owned one doesn’t understand. I’m here to make a case that anyone that hasn’t used one should give it a shot.…

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Why Apple Buddies Up to Frenemy Netflix

Look back into Apple’s history, and it’s clear it never partners with a company that could one day be a threat. Apple’s decision to include Netflix on the newest Apple TV indicates where Apple may be headed with video and the iTunes store.…

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Why iPad 2 Is Coming and What to Expect

There's been quite a bit of buzz around the next iPad. The one we're using now is only six months old, but some are already looking forward to the possibility of a new form factor. I expect Apple to release another iPad this year. Here's why.…

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