Category Archives: Convergence for a Converging World

An Unenviable Position!

In light of the on-going litigation between Apple and Samsung the position / tone of the enclosed email might not impact the outcome of said wrangling but in all probability will do little to generate any ___________ (Good Will / … Continue reading

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Seeing’s Believing?

A Japanese researcher’s (prototype) ‘Cyborg’ glasses are taking a direction unlike the current trend towards wearable technology frames… (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/aA3RCA

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It’s Mine…

Dear WordPress: Do I finally have my blog back? @WordPress #WordPress

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Mind Reading.

As Virtual Reality and gaming continue to converge a group of Stanford researchers has reportedly altered an Xbox 360 game controller that they claim can read (your) someone’s mind… how far away a ‘Minority Report’ future humanity might lead is … Continue reading

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An Auto ‘Blue Screen?’

Microsoft’s announcement of bringing Windows to the automobile raises the question (amongst many): will the end-user have to re-start their car in order for it to work… or, after a major patch (e.g., bug-fix, etc.?) Or, what about viruses customized … Continue reading

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Child’s Play.

A five-year old’s hack of Xbox while lauded positively by Microsoft as discovering a vulnerability (that the firm has reportedly fixed) paradoxically might make him unpopular with any given number of end-users (i.e., in all probability, children) who are miffed … Continue reading

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Highly Unlikely.

Microsoft’s framing of their firm as an underdog is both highly unlikely and missing the point: Technology evolves and keeping moving on (for better or worse) and that’s where the company has largely fallen flat / missed the mark. (Source) … Continue reading

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Up Next.

It’s clear that the on-going (patent) battle between Apple and Samsung is not only showing no signs of abating but continues to be contentious whereas both parties are trying to gain any angle possible (which should really come as no … Continue reading

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(Over) Protecting IP?

Arguably, Microsoft has a right to protect their IP (Intellectual Property). Conversely, even someone accused of a criminal act has a right to due-process… Yet, when Redmond acts where there’s a compromise (i.e., essentially circumventing said ‘due-process’) at the expense … Continue reading

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‘You’ll Go Blind…’

Perhaps that (old) warning given by countless parents (to their children) cautioning kids of the dangers of sitting to close (in this instance) to the TV had some truth to it… as it seems to have been updated to be … Continue reading

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