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Posts from — July 2012

Radio: Apple earnings, Samsung, Windows 8

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Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about Apple’s quarterly earnings announcements, to chat about mobile operating systems, patents, Samsung and the prospects of Microsoft’s Windows 8.

You can tune into the live broadcast stream Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00 PM Pacific, 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM Eastern, at http://www.technightowl.com/radio/. An archive of the show is available for downloading and listening at your convenience within four hours after the original broadcast.

NOW PLAYING! July 28, 2012 — Stephen Baker, Daniel Eran Dilger, and Nelson Hudes

The Tech Night Owl LIVE is also broadcast on many local radio stations via the GCN network. There’a also now a mobile app for GCN radio.

You can also access the show’s Podcast feed, now available at: http://www.technightowl.com/nightowl.xml.

July 28, 2012   No Comments

Samsung’s profits demonstrate how much Apple could be making in TV market

Daniel Eran Dilger

Headlines are blaring that fact that Samsung sold twice as many smartphones as Apple in the June quarter, but they’re less vocal about the fact that Samsung only earned half as much as Apple. Is it time for Apple to copy Samsung’s HDTV operations? Oh God, no.
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July 27, 2012   4 Comments

Apple is gaining power because of profits

Daniel Eran Dilger

Ready to be blown away by an epiphany of the obvious? All of the talk over the last 20 years about how “delivering innovation” was the factor selecting success in the tech world was wrong. Here’s why.
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July 24, 2012   17 Comments

If Gartner is wrong, Ed Bott doesn’t even want to be right

Daniel Eran Dilger

Leading Windows Enthusiast Ed Bott of ZDNet generated some laughs today by reminding the world of Gartner’s poor record in many of its analysts’ future predictions. But Bott himself is wrong, even when it comes to Gartner. Here’s why.
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July 23, 2012   6 Comments

Google admits failure in copying iOS, excuses its patent infringement with Communist rhetoric

Daniel Eran Dilger

Google has has issued its latest defense for having appropriated Apple’s intellectual property: an argument that insists some inventions are so good that they should be wrenched from their patent holders by the government and distributed to the proletariat of Android licensees so that Google can make unfettered money selling ads on its stolen platform.
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July 21, 2012   19 Comments

Radio: Small iPad rumors, Google Nexus 7, Windows 8

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Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about the latest news and rumors surrounding a mini iPad, new tablet offerings for Android and Microsoft’s plans for Windows 8 (among other things).

You can tune into the live broadcast stream Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00 PM Pacific, 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM Eastern, at http://www.technightowl.com/radio/. An archive of the show is available for downloading and listening at your convenience within four hours after the original broadcast.

NOW PLAYING! July 14, 2012 — Daniel Eran Dilger, Jonathan Rettinger, and Joe Kissell

The Tech Night Owl LIVE is also broadcast on many local radio stations via the GCN network. There’a also now a mobile app for GCN radio.

You can also access the show’s Podcast feed, now available at: http://www.technightowl.com/nightowl.xml.

July 15, 2012   No Comments