Legend has it that when Steve Jobs was about to make his return to Apple, that he met up with his good friend, Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle. At that time, Microsoft was the dominant tech powerhouse and Apple was on the brink of bankruptcy. Both Oracle and Apple viewed Microsoft as a formidable adversary. […]
Tomorrow, the world is expecting Apple, Inc. to revolutionize the world, once again. It’s revolutionized the world several times: personal computing, the iPod, the iPhone, and hopefully, tomorrow — the iTablet (or something along those lines). However, we must realize that all these hardware devices have fairly dependent ties to iTunes for content and that […]
The computing platform is what matters. It’s one thing if you’re the big fish with THE platform. But what do you do when you’re the small fish, your competitor already owns the dominant platform, and has millions of customers? How do you switch customers to your platform? Answer: Reduce the platform switching barriers. However, it […]
We’ve all seen it before, a small company comes out of nowhere and takes the world by storm. Within days everyone seems to know about them. How is this possible? Many times this happens by accident, but other times, it has been carefully planned out to go viral — spreading the news like wildfire.
Today, Steve Jobs mentioned that the Apple iPhone will finally opening up for third-party application development in February 2008. Apple will provide a iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK) for developers to create applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Google is now in an all-out war with Microsoft for market supremacy. They invaded Microsoft’s turf when they launched Google Apps in 2006. By launching Google Apps they are able to simultaneously attack Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.
Ever since I discovered BinaryNights Forklift application I have been a lot happier with my Mac. This was the best $29.95 I have spent on Mac software in quite some time. While Mac OS X is amazing, the Finder is difficult to use at best. But now, with Forklift, I happily go about my file […]
“Digital convergence” is a word that has been thrown around since the early-90’s. It seems every company has tried its hand at it, but none have really succeeded. Now, however, digital convergence is starting to become a reality in the mobile space and the living room. There is no company better positioned to dominate this […]