iTunes U Updated with Discussion

Jul 9, 2014 | No Comments

Apple updated its iTunes U app with Discussion feature. Download

Smart Device vs Smart Cloud

Jul 9, 2014 | No Comments

An article by Benedict Evans on the fundamental differences in approach between Apple and Google. Apple is pushing for a smart device/dumb cloud while Google is pushing for a smart cloud/dumb device strategy. Hence, WWDC was all about cloud as an enabler of rich native apps, while the most interesting parts of IO were about […]

Fact or Fiction

Jul 8, 2014 | No Comments

Bloomberg reports on Samsung’s second quater earning missed estimate. The title of report Samsung Sees Phone Rebound After Earnings Miss Estimates paints a bright forecast on Samsung compared to the URL samsung-profit-misses-estimates-as-cheap-phones-struggle. Here are a list of facts and fiction in the report. Facts …world’s biggest smartphone maker posted second-quarter profit that missed analyst estimates… […]

Most do not care about who earns the .io domain fee

Jul 5, 2014 | No Comments

David Meyer of Gigaom posted an article on the .io domain. .io refers to the British Indian Ocean Territory or the Chargos Islands, whose inhabitants were forcefully resettled in other parts of the world. In other words, a cut from the sale of every .io domain goes to the British government for the administration of […]

Samsung’s place in technology

May 4, 2014 | No Comments

I write this article after reading Rainmaker’s review of Samsung’s Gear Fit Activity Tracker. I had a similar experience with Samsung product many year back in 2006. I was using a Samsung ultra thin candy bar phone Z370. I bought a Dell Axim X51 PDA. Back in those days, wifi access in public area is […]

WWDC 2014

Apr 3, 2014 | No Comments

…but does it come too late?

Apr 1, 2014 | No Comments

Apple Distinguished Educator Institute 2014

Apr 23, 2014 | No Comments

This year’s ADE Institute will be held in July in San Diego, California. I am looking forward to meet all the like-minded professionals who believe that innovative technology can bring enhanced learning. Technology in education has been around since the personal computer revolution in the 1980s. Till today, most teaching professionals are still using Word […]

Theme Change

Feb 23, 2014 | No Comments

Focus is about saying No

May 25, 2014 | No Comments

Now it seems clear why Apple and Google agreed to drop all ongoing lawsuits, specifically with Google's Motorola subsidiary. Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss all the current lawsuits that exist directly between the two companies. Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas of patent reform. The agreement does not […]

Yahoo Outage

May 22, 2014 | No Comments

iPad charger and counterfeit charger comparison

May 13, 2014 | No Comments