Tag Archives: mobile phones

Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Does Google need your consent before using your data to create a profile of you? Looks like they do in Germany. Are consumers the only ones cutting the cord? Nope.  Smaller cable/internet providers are starting to get out of the … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

And we’re back after a pause for getting fun things like taxes done. Is Nike getting what they want from the Tiger Woods “Winning” ad? (Ad Rants) How does the the 2013 movie box office compare to 2012’s at this … Continue reading

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Amazing Media Quotes

A round up of unexpected things I’ve read recently.  None of these are from The Onion! NPR Station Urges Listeners to Have Sex and Make More Listeners “Chicago’s NPR station, WBEZ, is making a more intimate appeal than usual during … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 10 – Neda Agha-Soltan as a Symbol of Iranian Protesters

NOTE: This is a re-post of the 2009 blog entry. All of the videos linked to here contain disturbing, violent imagery.The news out of Iran about the violent suppression of people protesting the results of the recent Iranian election has been … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 10 – Mobile Internet Access

The Pew Internet & American Life project has looked extensively at how Americans are using mobile devices to access the Internet.  Here are links to a couple of their studies that are particularly interesting: Digital Differences Who is going online, … Continue reading

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iPhone announced 5 years ago

Here’s what I had to say five years ago this week when Apple announced the iPhone.  How’s it hold up?  (For the record, it took me almost 5 years for me to actually get an iPhone.  But this was more … Continue reading

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Stuff Siri Says….

As you may know, Apple has just released its new iPhone 4s.  Analysts and the stock market were not impressed, with Apple’s stock taking a pretty significant hit in the days that followed.  And then Apple reported selling 4 million … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 3 Steve Jobs – A Hero not a Saint

Steve Jobs died today, Oct. 5, 2011, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.  As I am writing this, cable news hosts and commentators are lionizing him and Internet trolls are savaging him. To me, Steve Jobs was a hero. … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Should ESPN have fired Hank Williams Jr. for comparing Obama to Hitler? Or comparing Boehner to  to Netanyahu?  Jon Stewart says no: “Have you met him?”  BTW, Williams’ comparison of Obama to Hitler is a great example of Godwin’s Law. … Continue reading

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Media Trends for 2011

E-books outselling print books, week after holidays – USA Today Perhaps 2011 will finally be the year of the E-book.  This week’s USA Today bestselling list will show that the E-book version of the top six books will have outsold … Continue reading

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