Monthly Archives:: March 2011

+1, but only if you get more control over contacts

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I’m not quite as enthusiastic about Google’s +1 button as some people, but then I’m not very gushing about many new things. It’s nice that Google will allow you to show approval of search results/ads/sites but there are some questions, and I can’t find any answers at this time. Specifically: – How do you get […]

Content providers are mad, want to sue Time Warner over iPad app

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Oh, madness, thy name is “content providers” now (plurals are allowed, right? it’s an odd name). Because content providers are about to sue over new way to view their shows. I understand this whole “love-hate” relationship between cable companies and content providers, but this is border-line insanity with paranoia. Just when Time Warner introduced iPad […]

AT&T and T-Mobile – Sprint’s bad luck

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Well, that was unexpected. As many others, I think the AT&T – T-Mobile merger will result in this: It’s like trying to merge a hipster with an old bureaucrat and expect hipster to win — doesn’t normally happen. I don’t think T-Mobile’s customer service will really go downhill once the merger is approved. And I […]

Will Netflix really save the “cult shows”?

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So, Netflix went boldly where no other rental company went before and bought itself a TV show, so it can be not only a middleman between the spigot of Hollywood TV creations and viewers, but the supplier of show(s) as well. If the price is right, sure, why not? The real question is, will it […]