Category Archives: Mobile Phones

Apple's beginning to test the limits of their fans

Strap in, it’s another Apple post! It’s been a busy week for them so you know I had to get one in. We had the announcements of the iPad Mini, a tablet that’s substantially more expensive than most of its … Continue reading

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Could the iPhone 5 be the beginning of Apple's plateau?

Breaking news here I’m confident you’ll not read anywhere else: Apple announced the iPhone 5 today. I know, hot scoop, though there was no sight of the iPad Mini or any of the other stuff that was widely expected to … Continue reading

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Apple's (And Soon Microsoft's) Big Threats to Choice

UPDATE: Since I posted this entry, Microsoft has decided to change the Metro-only restriction on their free development tools. A smart move on their part. I make no secret of the fact that while there are many cool things Apple … Continue reading

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On Gaming's Future: AAA Reality Check

So yeah, this post going up by the end of the week of my last post obviously didn’t happen. Turned out to be a crazier month than I predicted (tons of new hires at work and they just announced we’re … Continue reading

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On Gaming's Future: Mobile Reality Check

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had the launch of the iPad 3 and a slew of rumours about what we may see in the next-gen home consoles. As usual, the growing Apple-centric members of the enthusiast press were … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Mike Daisey Stretched the Truth But There's Still A Problem In China

If you’ve been reading the Internet this afternoon you’re probably aware of this already but This American Life has retracted the story Mike Daisey about Apple factory conditions after further fact-checking revealed that some of the more dramatic portions of … Continue reading

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The Worries of An Apple Led Post-PC World

So the iPad 3 was announced yesterday (yes I know it’s just called the iPad but it’s the 3rd one so it’s the iPad 3) and as usual, the press tripped over themselves to give them free PR. The mainstream … Continue reading

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How RIM Can (Maybe) Save Itself

I’ve been thinking about making a post like this for a while now and in light of yesterday’s big news, I figured there’s no better a time than now. I’ve been a mostly happy BlackBerry user for almost seven years … Continue reading

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On Gaming's Future: What does Angry Birds really represent?

Chances are if you own a mobile phone, use the Internet or really just breathe oxygen, you’ve heard of Angry Birds. In an massively and increasingly popular mobile game landscape this cutesy puzzle game, originally released in 2009, has taken … Continue reading

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Apple Can Do Better for Chinese Workers

With surprisingly coincidental timing, Apple today released a statement about working conditions in the Chinese factories they employ that has nothing to do with the recent This American Life story, honest. They’ve announced that they will now produce a continually … Continue reading

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