When Phones and PDAs Merged

November 20, 2011

John Gruber posts a photo of this misleading 2007 presentation for the original iPhone: This is true as far as phones go. But back in 2004, there was the Tungsten T5: The Tungsten T5 cost around $400, less than what the first iPhone debuted for. It was a sophisticated device doing almost everything you needed, […]

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No, Steve Jobs Did Not Solve the Innovator’s Dilemma

October 28, 2011

From the Harvard Business Review blog by James Allworth: To disrupt yourself, for example, Professor Christensen’s research would typically prescribe setting up a separate company that eventually goes on to defeat the parent. It’s incredibly hard to do this successfully; Dayton Dry Goods pulled it off with Target. IBM managed to do it with the […]

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Steve Jobs, The Visionary, Is No More

October 5, 2011

The greatest visionary in modern times has passed away. It is a sad day for the technology world. I was shocked to hear the news and I pray for his family and near ones.

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The Departure of Steve Jobs from Apple

August 25, 2011

It had to happen some day and, like Bill Gates leaving Microsoft, Steve Jobs’s resignation from Apple seems like the end of an era. Since Jobs will continue as the Chairman, he will still maintain influence, though how much remains to be seen since this development seems to be driven by medical reasons. He is […]

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Laptop Hunting

July 16, 2009

I was amused to read the story of how somebody from Apple wanted Microsoft to stop the Laptop Hunter ads. Because last week, I was with my friend providing moral support while he was hunting for a laptop at BestBuy. Yes, he bought a Windows laptop, though not for cost — he needed a PC […]

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