Daily Archives: January 19, 2016

The Next Part Of The Cycle: Piling On Xiaomi

Xiaomi & The Under Gnomes Business Model Let me cut to the chase: Amusingly (tragically?) Xiaomi’s underwear gnomes plan isn’t even a new idea. Among phone makers, you can see it as far back as Nokia’s catastrophically bad CEO (no, … Continue reading

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Not Enough PAPER Readers

This is Kew Gardens, Queens, NY: The Comic Den in Kew Gardens closes because “We don’t have enough readers” “The new generation of readers is going online,” said Janet Vargas, who co-owns the store with her husband Luis, adding that … Continue reading

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Read Websites As PDFs

How to save web sites as PDF for reading offline on your iPhone or Android I didn’t know about this. Anyone using it more than once?

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iambillbil About The Vivo X6 Plus 5.7-inch Smartphone

Google Translate: [Evaluation / disassemble] 4G memory on more than just fast, -vivo X6 Plus 5.7 inch phone Comment, iambillbil With so few tablets now being released in China, it’s no surprise he’s turned his expertise to a smartphone. The … Continue reading

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Is Sony Becoming Stupid Again?

After so many promising moves, this: No fingerprint sensor in US Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact models [Update] Update: Sony Mobile has confirmed to us that the news is true, with the rationale for omitting the fingerprint scanner as a … Continue reading

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The Stack Fallacy

Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets and fail spectacularly. When you see a database company thinking apps are easy, or a VM company thinking big data … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Musician Glenn Frey

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey, 67, dies Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey has died at the age of 67, the band has announced. He died in New York City on Monday from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia. Another one … Continue reading

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