Category Archives: General

innovating innovation and/or marketing geniuses

Innovation may be the word most people use to describe Apple. Microsoft on the other hand, isn’t usually described as innovative – They’re rather a fair to middling marketing plan, and more successfully solid product planning. It’s almost beauty vs. brawn.  In the opinion of … Continue reading

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Just another reading machine

Ebooks are all the rage now. I worked @ Kurzweil Technologies on the Blio ebook reader software application that runs on many platforms with plans to run on more machines. Kid’s books were really cool on the Blio, since the software … Continue reading

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Anyone for a game of imonopoly?

There are a couple of interesting items to note about today’s announcement of Apple and RIM’s part in buying Nortel remaining patent portfolio for $4.5 billion.    One, Apple leads the article, solidifying imachines’ stance that they are the industry … Continue reading

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Never leave home

betcha you’ll want one of these. no more looking for the #$*&ing remote control – it’s already in your pocket. http://www.perceptiveautomation.com/indigo/touch.html

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Where is this guy now?

Flash, archeologists discover video of man’s evolution from machine to device… p.s. I hope he was paid in Apple stock.

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hit up pongr

Yet another way to use your imachine aka ipad/iphone. Get more stuff & have more have fun… Boston Herald article on Pongr.  Check out pongr – Apple’s already there 🙂

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Machines make a kinection

Apple’s real innovation is Steve Job’s attention to detail, elegance, Occum’s Razor/KISS or as attributed to Einstein. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” Apple’s forte is also a beautiful marketing sense and – like Microsoft -brute … Continue reading

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A looking glass into the machine

The iPad wasn’t really anything new, but it sure has lit a fire as if it’s something new. Basically, it’s a tablet computer or just a fat iPod Touch. I mean do you remember the Dynabook or Memex? Yeah, definitely an old idea! … Continue reading

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Apple haiku

machine or device? summer, spring or fall… Apple  has an app for that. so much haiku, so little time & so many                                         choices at amazon.com

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‘mac’ short for machine?

OMG! iJGI!   MAC shrt 4 machine – not macintosh the apple dudes are geniuses – okay, not like the ones at the ‘genius’  bar, but clever nonetheless. mac is abbreviated from machine, and while it can also be shor for macintosh … Continue reading

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