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Weekend tech reading: Origin of the "post PC" buzzword

Weekend tech reading: Origin of the "post PC" buzzword

I've been examining the whole "post PC" buzzword that everyone is using these days on the eve of the Windows 8 release. I first heard the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs use it in 2007. But then I found out that David Clark, a senior scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab...

Weekend Open Forum: Tech innovators who deserve more attention

Weekend Open Forum: Tech innovators who deserve more attention

With the rapid advancement of modern technology, it's increasingly humbling to look back at the computer industry's beginnings. Bill Gates, Linus Torvalds, Tim Berners-Lee and the late Steve Jobs are all famous for their contributions, but there are hundreds of scarcely-recognized individuals...

iPad prototype photos surface in legal documents

iPad prototype photos surface in legal documents

Legal documents from one of many court battles between Apple and Samsung have revealed early images of a product that would eventually become the iPad. The photos show a device internally known as 035 that reportedly date back to between…
Weekend tech reading: Why the PC still matters

Weekend tech reading: Why the PC still matters

Many, including Apple's Tim Cook and Steve Jobs before him, believe that we're entering a "Post-PC era" where smartphones, tablets and cloud-powered thin clients like Google's Chromebooks will eliminate traditional computers. Sales numbers seem to...

Happy Birthday: Atari turns 40 today

Happy Birthday: Atari turns 40 today

If you grew up in the 1970s or 1980s, today might very well have a special significance to you. On June 27, 1972, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney filed incorporation papers for Atari, a move that many say single-handedly helped…
Steve Jobs wanted Lytro camera technology for iPhone

Steve Jobs wanted Lytro camera technology for iPhone

A new book titled “Inside Apple” discusses how former chief Steve Jobs wanted to reinvent photography on the iPhone in addition to television and textbook markets. Jobs reportedly met with Ren Neg, CEO of photography company Lytro in June 2011…
Steve Jobs' thoughts on Android, apps

Steve Jobs' thoughts on Android, apps

The authorized biography of Steve Jobs isn’t slated for release until Monday but several news outlets have received advanced copies of Walter Isaacson’s new book and details are beginning to leak out.
Steve Jobs: The Tech Icon, A Timeline

Steve Jobs: The Tech Icon, A Timeline

As tech enthusiasts we pay tribute to one of the most iconic leaders in the history of our industry. Steve Jobs was a tech visionary that transcended the possibilities of its time. Read on to see a brief timeline of his career in and outside of Apple.
Weekend tech reading: Apple after Steve Jobs

Weekend tech reading: Apple after Steve Jobs

Apple after Steve Jobs: The men who will decide tech giant's fate The day before Steve Jobs’ death, newly minted Apple chief executive Tim Cook strode across the company’s vaunted showroom stage in much the same way as his predecessor: decked…