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Greg Klein
Glencoe, IL
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Though he's not talking about the same kind of bailout the U.S. auto and finance industries have gotten, IBM CEO Sam Palmisano has told members of the Barack Obama transition team that a $30 billion government investment in the IT industry could lead to the creation of more than 900,000... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Chances are this won't affect you but, just in case, we figured we'd give you a little heads up -- Google will soon end app support for mobile browsers that don't support cookies. This primarily means that older phones, most of them in Japan as the web giant points out,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Suunto has recently released a new high end outdoor/exploring/training watch….The Ambit. Similar in many ways to the Suunto Elementum Terra All-Black I reviewed last year. But with much more functionality for 50-60% the cost…. The Suunto Ambit Black (HR) package includes Suunto Ambit Black (available in white as well), Suunto... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Today in London Sony announced the Xperia sola smartphone which is powered by Android version 2.3. That may cause your eyes to glaze over in boredom, but keep reading because they’ve added some “magic” to what might otherwise be just another Android smartphone. The sola’s key features include: NFC enabled... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
It's iPad Day! Hurray! All your favorite iPad apps, made retina-displayable! Hurr—not so fast. If what Instapaper godfather and iOS dev guru Marco Arment says is true, we might be waiting just a bit longer before we see many retina-caliber apps making their way onto the new iPad. More »... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Own a Nexus S or Nexus S 4G? Wondering when you'll finally get to enjoy a tasty bite of Ice Cream Sandwich? One of our trusted sources has confirmed that Google is not abandoning you, and that an official Android 4.0 update for last year's Nexus is expected to drop... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Nika Zupanc calls this elegantly minimal workspace her Homework Table. But work is probably the farthest thing from your mind when you feast your eyes on it since the table's devoid of drawers and clutter thanks to a clever retracting accordion file. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/XgoYuYPz--s/stylish-table-hides-your-mess-in-a-clever-pop+up-file-folder RADISYS RACKABLE SYSTEMS QUEST... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Skype also improved battery life and video quality with Skype 2.6 for Android devices using Nvidia's Tegra 2 chipset. - Voice over IP (VOIP) service provider Skype announced the latest version of its service for Google Android devices, Skype 2.6 for Android, which allows users to send photos and videos... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
LinuxDevices' publisher, Ziff Davis Enterprise, has been acquired by a Californian company -- as yet undisclosed, but rumored to be Foster City-based QuinStreet. Future plans for the site have not yet been announced ...... Source: http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/LinuxDevices-acquired-/?kc=rss DIODES INORATED DIEBOLD DELL CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR ACCENTURE Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Just last week, rumors regarding the BBC's purported iTunes competitor were making the rounds. Now, thanks to Director-General Mark Thompson, we can confirm that it is indeed in the works. Currently known around the British offices as "Project Barcelona," the service is expected to be an à la carte media... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Is an all-in-one more your style? Looking to welcome a new one to the fold? If so, Maingear is looking to oblige. The PC maker has just added all-in-ones to its arsenal with the Solo 21. A 21.5-inch 1080p LED backlit display packs a 3.3GHz Intel Core i3, 4GB of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
With enterprise BYOD programs on the rise, and an estimated 4.5 million Amazon Kindle Fire tablets sold, Good Technology is offering an enterprise management app for the Fire. - Following the launch of a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) study, Good Technology has announced a new application enabling enterprises to support a tablet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Symantec has warned of & a new Trojan horse& called Android.Counterclank, which attaches to applications in the Android Market and may be used to run malicious code on users' smartphones and tablets. Taking a slightly different view, Lookout Mobile Security says Counterclank is merely & an aggressive form of ad... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Nokia is planning to release a Windows 8 tablet in late 2012, complete with 10-inch screen and dual-core chipset, according to a new report. - Nokia plans on launching a Windows 8 tablet sometime in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to unnamed sources speaking to DigiTimes. The March 12... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
The Dodocase is the top shelf, elegant, patinaed prince among iPad cases. It looks like a book! An old book—so it's classy and expensive, just like you. Now the hand bound cases come in rainbow colors. Classy! More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/KTIcZgkmgUY/the-most-beautiful-ipad-case-of-them-all-is-now-more-beautiful ELECTRONIC ARTS ECLIPSYS EASTMAN KODAK CO EARTHLINK DST SYSTEMS Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
LinuxDevices' publisher, Ziff Davis Enterprise, has been acquired by a Californian company -- as yet undisclosed, but rumored to be Foster City-based QuinStreet. Future plans for the site have not yet been announced ...... Source: http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/LinuxDevices-acquired-/?kc=rss AMPHENOL ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL APPLE COMPUTER APPLIED MATERIALS ARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
We've now seen what the new iPad's packaging will entail come Friday, but it doesn't change the fact that elbowing your way to the front of those Apple Store queues isn't for everyone. Fortunately, both Verizon and AT&T are more than willing to sell you their 4G-connected iterations -- alongside... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
This video captures the Internet's entrepreneurial spirit in one single minute. Have an impossible skill you can do? Like um, being able to bench press in unique situations? Like um, while popping a wheelie on your motorcycle? YOU CAN BE FAMOUS. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/y_agXIKciEE/bench-pressing-while-popping-a-wheelie-on-a-motorcycle-is-impossibly-impressive LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
DSLRs tend to have longer refresh cycles than oh, we don't know, phones with RAZR in the name, but every shooter must eventually go to heaven nonetheless. About a year and a half after introducing the Alpha A55 translucent mirror camera, Sony's putting that model out to pasture to make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Palm lets loose new details at the Web 2.0 Expo about its developer program for the new Palm WebOS platform. The Mojo SDK will be provided to a set of interested application developers that apply for access at the Palm Developer Network Website.... Source: http://feeds.ziffdavisenterprise.com/~r/RSS/pdfmobile/~3/7VKi1ktv0m8/ AT&T AUTODESK AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
"We only have dial-up here. You'd be shocked at the speeds. [Laughs.] But it's okay -- as long as I can send and reply to email, I'm fine with it."Those were the words spoken to me just weeks ago by the absolutely precious owner of Litia Sini Beach Resort on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
After my panel at SXSW today, several people asked for copies of my presentation about the wildest, wackiest music apps we've seen over the past year. The presentation went well, and I even got some laughs and applause, which is always sort of the ultimate goal. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/ESNdJnFKKGY/... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
HANNOVER, Germany& The 2012 CeBIT conference brought a wide variety of devices to the attention of both public and press. While many of these items were decidedly standard fare for a tech trade show, it was the more unusual ones that ended up attracting the most buzz. Many of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
I have a lot to do this weekend, but most of it will involve pornographic photos of iPads, because I pre-ordered one and I have never owned an iPad before. In fact, it's been a while since I've owned an iOS device at all, so I'm going to track down... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog
Long hours, relatively poor wages, unacceptable working conditions; a lot's been made of Apple's labor practices. What? No, not the ones in China. The ones endured by poor, suffering Apple Store Geniuses all around the world. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/JcEsIZ6vsxI/this-weeks-top-web-comedy-video-apple-store-or-foxconn MILLICOM INTL. CELLULAR MOBILE TELESYSTEMS NANYA TECHNOLOGY NII HOLDINGS NIKON Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Greg Klein's blog