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Why the Beats Acquisition is Uncharted Territory For Apple

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Why the Beats Acquisition is Uncharted Territory For Apple

Today, Apple acquired Beats for $3 billion. When I first heard the rumors, I didn’t believe it. The deal didn’t seem to make sense, until you really dug into the core of this complex transaction, and all the value that Beats provides. Let me explain what’s so fascinating about this deal… What’s so different about this acquisition? The Beats acquisition represents entirely new ground...

15 Last Minute Gadget Gifts That Nerds Really Want

So you forgot to get your resident nerd a holiday gift. No big deal. I’ll make sure that your favorite nerd is satisfied. Trust in my giftpicking expertise, and your nerdy husband, wife, child, mother or father will be very happy. The Best News For Gift Procrastinators Until this Wednesday (the 18th), you can still have any gift shipped to your door by Christmastime,...

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78 Things You Can Do With Google Glass: A Guide

The things that you can do with Google Glass are absolutely amazing. There are Glass apps for scanning 3D objects, and controlling drones. There are photo apps that take pictures when you wink. But the most amazing apps are apps that will change lives, like the CPR app(11), apps for surgeons (75), and apps to assist the deaf, and the autistic (63). Without further...

The Only Evidence You’ll Ever Need To Prove That The iPhone 5S is a great phone

A recent reader disagreed with my use of AllthingsD’s Walt Mossberg and the New York Times’s David Pogue’s reviews as evidence of its excellence. I later tested it, and agreed with the press assessment, but his words stuck. He tweeted that he thought they were “practically on Apple’s payroll” (see the tweet embedded below). So I started tweeting him quotes from other reviewers who...

Apple TV Vs Google Chromecast Vs Roku: A Guide

Regular TV has become passe. Smart TV and web-based video is the future. But should you buy a Chromecast, or an Apple TV, or a Roku? How does the Chromecast Compare to the Apple TV? What is the best streaming device? We’ll take a look in this comparison. First let’s look at each competitor individually: Chromecast – the affordable, easy option $35 Chromecast is...