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Apple desktop to become an art canvas?

Sometimes, high-end software engineering is like high art – it’s not always easy to appreciate what the eye of the ‘artist’ sees. And so it is that a patent filing by Apple Inc. sort of bends my head in different directions as I try to find some actual, meaningful application for the proposed ‘active desktop’ […]

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Innovation Internet Social Media & Social Networking Technology

The wires have eyes…

I’m always getting weird, wonderful and sometimes even weirdly wonderful search queries coming to my ‘blog. But then I also get some equally (if not more) weird referrer URLs coming in, too. Take for example SiggiSim, which is currently just some ‘white label’ test system, claiming to offer: “User Powered Media Your Way.” A quick […]

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‘Workstreams’ for mobile business?

So Google made good on all their mobile machinations and release a product that knits together GeoRSS and KML and it’s called Google MyMaps. Intrigued by the idea of drawing my own maps, I decided to plot out the route I take when I jog. What’s immediately obvious is that Google MyMaps is no Adobe […]

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Apple Innovation Society & Culture Software & Hardware Technology

Say hello to Apple PowerShare

We all know how Apple likes to take existing technologies and do clever things with them. Well, next up looks like electrical recharging of devices at a distance.But if you’re into electronics, or you’ve got a penchant for fancy techno’ terms, then inductive charging will be the phrase most likely tripping off your tongue right about now…

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Electronic paper ‘PDA’ debuts

Those first faltering steps of any new technology are often the ones left unseen. And those that strike out first aren’t always the ones left running when the race is several years old. For me, the market for electronic paper is enormous. Thing is, we just don’t know it yet. And the topic of electronic […]