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Motorola Droid: 3 of my favorite apps

So far so good. I think I'm sticking with the Droid. After hearing about some of the battery life horror stories with Eris and Hero, the Moto seems like a workhorse. Yesterday, in San Francisco, I used Internet, GPS, email, social networking widgets for a few hours, and again later...

Scamville or why mainstream media is dying

This whole Scamville thing is trending big time. The story, originated by Michael Arrington of TechCrunch, exposes the scam (and extremely obnoxious, annoying) that is Facebook "games." Little more than thinly veiled attempts to make people spend money, propegate crap on the masses and aggrevate the hell out of legitimate...

Motorola Droid: More early thoughts

Early thoughts on Motorola Droid on Verizon continued. Solid phone. Not quite iPhone killer (again nothing will until someone can match iTunes): I've been using it since Friday when I picked it up from Verizon store. The transfer from AT&T to Verizon was seamless; Verizon staff were excellent. I entered my Gmail...

New Verizon ad attacks iPhone weak spot: AT&T

The Apple iPhone is an exceptional smartphone. It started it all. And dominates for good reason: it's so easy and fun to use. But, everyone knows the AT&T network is its Achilles heel. And Verizon is attacking it aggressively. The latest 30-second spot once again uses the infamously sparse (but legally...

Google Voice, finally!

Today has been quite the whirlwind day. And to top it off I finally received a Google Voice invite. More on that in a sec, but first I would say I'm busy, but I've ranted about that before, and we all agreed we're all busy, all the time. Computers and tech...

Motorola Droid available today at Verizon

I'm not sure anyone really cares, except for hardcore Google Android fans, and the tech obsessed... like me. Sill, in case you haven't already heard (repeatedly) the new Motorola Android smartphone is now available at Verizon stores. I'm still on the fence. I need to replace my aging, 4-year...

Androids, Androids, Androids everywhere! (plus Android phone hotness scorecard)

My head has been hurting all week trying to keep up with this madness called Android. The short: Google is taking over the world, again. This time, the mobile one... cell phones... oh, make that smartphones! I don't need to go into all the details here, since you can find...

Fortune names Apple’s Steve Jobs CEO of the Decade

Fortune today announced that they've selected Steve Jobs as CEO of the decade. The often controversial boss has a colorful history with Apple and the industry. But one thing is undeniable: his imprint on technology is unprecedented. Even long before iPhone, Apple invented the personal computer (apologies IBM) with the Apple...

Nintendo Wii best games and accessories

Having spent many hours with my nieces and nephews and friends of friends and others, haplessly being beaten into smithereens by the younger ones, I feel qualified to write about some of the best stuff out there now for the Nintendo Wii. My advice though is it's often better...

Motorola Droid: Reviews and best information sources

I suspect like Clint, I've been scraping the World Wide Web the last week or so for all things Motorola Droid. To say that Android is a hot topic these days would be an understatement of AdSense proportions. Google is taking the market by storm in Q4 and the...