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“Narcissism of Small Differences”

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

You are either in the iPhone camp or the Android camp. That’s what I’ve come to know over the past few years. There are disciples for each platform. What’s odd though, is when one former adherent converts to the other side. Oh, and he appears to like his choice too. More and more, the uniqueness […]

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How You Say “Goodbye” Matters

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s lots of books and articles written about how to hire and fire people, but not a lot is said about quitting. Have you ever quit a job for other bigger opportunities? What happened when you told the boss? Did he try to keep you? Offer you more money? Show you the door? How did […]

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Titanic References are Never Positive

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t heard lately, book publishing is in trouble. One author who attended Book Expo America this week in New York City reflects on his trip by asking “What song was the Titanic band playing?” It’s hard to disagree with Bob Mayer’s observations. For those of us on the digital side of the business, […]

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My REAL iPad 3 WiFi Problem

| April 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

First of all, it’s legit. Whenever new gadgets come out, there is always a group of people who are first to complain about some software bug, some hardware foul up, some blemish that results in the purchase being the biggest waste of time in their life (up to that moment). I usually look at these […]

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A Chart Paints a Thousand Words

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stunning. Just look at this for awhile, then go to ReadWriteWeb for the story.

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Bond, James Bond, with Amazon

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Further cementing their position as a publisher, Amazon announced today that they secured a ten-year print and eBook license to publish Ian Fleming’s James Bond series in North America. Starting this summer, Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint will re-release the classic spy series. Curtis Brown managing director Jonny Geller negotiated the deal. Amazon has […]

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The Trouble with Amazon

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Amazon seems to be trying to simultaneously establish a wholesale monopsony and a retail monopoly in the ebook sector.” So says, Charlie Stross, an author and the primary writer at Charlie’s Diary. I don’t need to tell you what Charlie thinks of Jeff Bezos. Read for yourself. “He came out of a hedge fund and he’s […]

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The Elusive White iPhone 4

| July 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

It was suppose to be available shortly after the announcement of iPhone 4. Then, it was going to be available “in July”. As of last week, it was going to be released “at the end of July”. Well, fahgetaboutit, says Apple: White models of Apple’s new iPhone® 4 have continued to be more challenging to […]

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What’s a Typewriter?

| May 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Abrams booth at Book Expo America ’10. I’ll give them an “A” for creativity, but really, what the heck is that thing? Wikipedia calls it a Typewriter. I mean, I know what a laptop looks like, and I still have a PC keyboard laying around someplace, but what is that big black thing with […]

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Want an iPhone 3GS?

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Be prepared for long lines and shortages. Apple will officially begin selling its iPhone 3GS on Friday, but some analysts are predicting shortages that could leave some consumers disappointed. If advance orders are any indication, the demand for the iPhone 3GS may outstrip the at-launch supply. AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the United […]

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