Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Call to Arms!

It is about time someone with more heft and readership than I have said it. I recommend everyone read this. http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-get-rid-of-patent-trolls-for-good-2011-8 Good for Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry! As a quick example: it is pretty clear that a large part of Google’s purchase … Continue reading

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Books on the Web

Continuing our previous article, Amazon, with much fanfare, released their html5 offline Kindle app, http://read.amazon.com. It has been heavily reviewed, obviating the need for another extensive review. Suffice it to say that the book addict in me loved the platform … Continue reading

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Newspapers on a Tablet… and Books on the Web

Yesterday, I bought a subscription to the WSJ Tablet Edition.It was ~$18/month, and includes simultaneous access from three devices (any combination of iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android) and Web access. It includes archives for 7 days offline, and access to the … Continue reading

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