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Posts by Dick Applebaum

The Samsung CEO is a convicted felon (emphasis mine):http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/30/business/global/30samsung.html?_r=0And:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Kun-heeAside: I grew up during the Korean War and, later, had friends who had fought in that war to preserve the "freedom" of South Korea. I believe that what has evolved, a corrupt government/industrial complex, is a disservice to all (from many nations) who supported, sacrificed fought and died for that...
Ideas aren't patentable!Citation supporting your assertions from anyone but yourself or one of your pseudonyms?
QNX for phones and tablets is dead! However QNX as an embedded OS for automotive, instrumentation, etc. has a bright future and little competition:http://www.qnx.com/company/30ways/
Dave Winer might take issue with your version of the development of RSS and Podcasts.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Winerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_podcastinghttp://curiosity.discovery.com/question/who-invented-podcasting
"64-bit has limited useĀ at the moment. ARM64 is useful, 64-bit less so."Do you think this usefulness will change for the next iDevices?If not, why do you think Apple made this major step?Apparently, Apple has/had a 2-year lead over the ARM APU competition. Do you think that Apple will exploit this advantage? How?
What will they do with QNX -- imbedded in most automobiles? And much more? http://www.qnx.com/company/customer_stories/ http://www.qnx.com/company/30ways/ RIMM acquired QNX for $200 Million in 2010.
I kinda' agree ...The thing that makes me think that there is something going on is that last September Apple introduced the A7 a "desktop class chip".There is no need for this horsepower on the current iPads or iPhones -- and it is probably overkill the next iDevices, too ..It is very unApple to do something like this, and I assume that Apple is doing something other than playing a spec war.So, 7 months in, most iOS apps have been recompiled to [somewhat] exploit a ...
I suspect that an Apple device at these price points ($499-$799) would include:keyboard and touchpad12 inch displayUSB 3/2HDMIHD card I/O not SSD storage64-bit Ax CPU/GPU4-8 GB RAM128-256 GB SSDWiFi 11acBluetoooth 4.1Front camera 5 mpoptional cell radiosI would be greatly surprised if Apple doesn't already have Mac OSX running on ARM with the following goals:provide the same APIs and Frameworks available on current Mac OSX (intel) on OSX ARM -- to the Mac developer it...
I've been ruminating on this for hours ...I think that this a strategic breakthrough opportunity for Apple -- to introduce the billions of PC users and millions of lower-end tablet users to the Apple way;Remember the days running up to the original iPad announcement in 2010, The specs of the iPad were pretty well known -- and the so-called experts were predicting a price point of $1,000-$1,100.Apple strutted their stuff, highlighting the iPad capabilities and advantages...
I believe there is a market between theI MBA and a ChromeBook, and junk tablets.
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