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B&N also has a ton of college bookstores. Apple could buy their way onto 600 college campuses in America. Want to start pushing e-books for college? This would be a great way to do it. Whether or not its worth $1.5B is another question.
Quote: Originally Posted by Rokrad Im in this beta and I must say its absolutely wonderful! They even optimize the multitouch of the trackpad and the magic mouse very well. Heh, I saw this and wondered - does this mean I'm not under NDA anymor…
Quote: Originally Posted by MacTel I hate to burst the fanboy bubble here (count me as one) but Apple's revenue and profit growth is threatened by their dependance on outsourced manufacturing. A combination of rising chinese salaries, a stronger…
So by the numbers given and some extrapolation on my part (40% earnings growth in 2011, 2012), Apple could have $100B in cash as early as the end of 2012 (net income + 3% return on cash), barring any major (multi-billion dollar) acquisitions. Wh…
Has anyone previously mentioned that the chart above is missing EVDO Rev B - channel bonding? No one really implemented it though.
FWIW, I'm in las Vegas and have done speediest.net runs on my new iPhone 4 and got 4500+ Kbps down and 1500 up on one test. The average seems to be about 1500-1700 down and 1500 up. AT&T announced they switched all their towers over to 7.2 a whi…
Quote: Originally Posted by djsherly Can some explain what "open (but not free)" means? In what way is something open if you have to pay for it? Regardless of any other measures of the term "open", surely the final arbiter that you have to actual…
This article could clearly use some editing... In several places, the author says VP6 when it seems like they mean VP8 x264 is a video ENCODER not decoder Everyone got all high on VP8 but without indemnification its not going anywhere. There will b…
Sounds to me like it just might be Tegra 2 inside - an ARMv8 dual core CPU and a GPU that can decode 1080p video and render graphics with a GPU core equivalent to a GF GT220. I blogged a few days ago after that whole Nvidia picture thing, and maybe …