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From the Tablet Clutter and Chaos Comes “The 10 Tablet Commandments”

In Apple, CES, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Google, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Opinion, Tablet by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Apple has tablet competition…and lots of it. The iPad has been reigning supreme for over a year and only now are some possible contenders starting to pop up. The next iPad model is due in April, or so the rumors are saying. By all intents and purposes, Apple is well ahead in the tablet race having come to market early on with a precise, full featured and elegant piece of engineering. But as I saw at CES 2011, new tablets are coming, and lots of them at that. Many manufacturers are going to come after Apple to try to topple …

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Fix It: Re-enabling Email Delivery of “Back to Sender” in Public Google Groups if Using Google Apps

In Fix It, General, Google, How To by Michael Sheehan9 Comments

Well, that definitely is a cryptic title, isn’t it? Hopefully this post will help to clarify and provide a fix (that DID work for me). Let’s cut to the chase! History I was subscribed to a Public Google Group (let’s call it “Dads R Us“). I had my primary email address (lets say it’s [email protected] subscribed to this Public (the free version) Google Group. Whenever I sent an email to that group, I would receive a copy of my post (or reply) via email. Essentially, “back to sender” was working fine. I post and receive a copy in email. Fix …

HTD’s Tech News Snippets – July 22, 2010 (Flipboard, Google Voice, Router Hacks, Safari, AT&T & Twitter)

In Apple, Application, Cellular, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, iPad, Mobile, Opinion, Security, Social Networking, Software, Tech News, Twitter by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Some really interesting news floated by today. Flipboard is a pretty interesting iPad app. Be sure to check it out. But you may have some issues hooking up your Twitter and/or Facebook feeds. I’m still waiting…and waiting…and waiting for Google Voice to be approved. Is your home router hackable? Be sure to read the article and visit your router vendor’s site to see if they have a patch for your router. Beware of autofills on your router, especially Safari. And if you are in SF, your connection may soon get better. Lastly, you really should take a look at the …

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Has Apple Peaked? Their Ego Sure Hasn’t!

In Apple, Cellular, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Google, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Opinion by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

As I prep for covering MacWorld Expo 2010, I decided to take a step back and truly think about Apple a bit more. It wasn’t that many years ago that people were saying their doom was inevitable. Back then, their products were less than stellar and splintered and people figured that they were on their last legs. However, through that careful working of Steve Jobs and an effective management team, Apple has come to be known as a leading, innovative technology company. When they breath, others stop breathing, when they move, others jump out of the way and when they …

Tech News: Chrome Beta for Mac, Boxee in a D-Link Box & Verizon Droid OTA Update

In Cellular, Consumer Electronics, Google, Hardware, iPhone, Opinion, Tech News by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

I just bought a burrito just so that I could hold it to warm my hands. Yes, it’s still cold here in the Bay Area. But the Tech News is “hot” as always: Hands-on Chrome beta for Mac “Google released the first beta build of its Chrome browser for Mac and Linux earlier today, and it’s hard not to be impressed when putting the Mac version through its paces. Chrome for Mac still lacks some of the key features that are currently available in the Windows beta, but this is a browser that most people should feel comfortable using.” (source: …

Tech News: Google Real-time Search, CrunchPad Now the JooJoo & Apple iTunes in the Cloud via Lala?

In Apple, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, Opinion, Tech News by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Happy snowy, hail-y & raining Monday from the San Francisco Bay Area. But, the tech news is HOT today: Google Aims To Push The Speed Of Light With Realtime Results. Seriously. “Today, at its Search Event in Mountain View, Google Fellow Amit Singhal (who recently participated in our Realtime Crunchup) took the stage to announce a big new feature for the search giant: Realtime. “It’s Google’s relevance technology meeting the realtime web,” is how Singhal described it.” (source: TechCrunch) HTD: The Search Engine wars continue to their game of Frogger with Google today announcing that they will be providing real-time …