Trying to select my top 5 Android apps is a bit like choosing your favorite child. I use my phone all day long every day for just about everything… email, calendaring, music, texting, searching for information, surfing, gaming, processing credit cards, social media engagement, taking pictures, video chatting, navigation, and everything in between. So as of this moment, here are my top 5 Android apps. But if I don’t post this soon, this list is going to change! 1. Shazam: I use this all the time, almost daily. I listen to music in the car, in the office, at home, while traveling… all the time.
I hate to say it, but I have a bad feeling about Steve Jobs’ latest leave of absence. I’m not optimistic he will return to Apple. He’s been gravely ill and has cheated death, but there are some hard numbers about cancer and transplant survival rates that even someone as charmed as Jobs can’t escape. [...]
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that he's going to retire within a year , as soon as the company's board picks a successor.Following the announcement, he had a chat with ZDnet's Mary Jo Foley about his tenure at Microsoft and what's next for the company. One nugget really stuck out though.Ballmer said his biggest regret after all his years Microsoft was Windows Vista, a version of Windows that launched in 2007 to horrible reviews and customer headaches.
A reader just emailed us to point out a post I wrote this past April. MacStories.net had published an email a developer at Chiaro Software had sent Steve Jobs to ask him if the rumors of a Mac App Store and no software running on OS X without authorization from Apple were true. Job's answer? "Nope."Yesterday's Mac App Store announcement puts a different spin on that response.
Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak has made a few comments to the Dutch-language De Telegraaf newspaper in The Netherlands. While we already know that the Android platform is a dominant platform, Mr. Wozniak agrees with us. Wozniak stated that Android smartphones would become the dominant mobile OS and compared the Google OS to win the race just [...]
You would imagine Steve Jobs’ home office to resemble Mission Control, with multiple monitors and a big, fancy desk. But instead it’s surprisingly modest and simple, as revealed in these 2004 photos by famed photographer Diana Walker. Walker was the White House photographer for Time magazine for two decades. She has photographed many famous subjects, including [...]
As we reported in February of 2010, Walter Isaacson, former managing editor of Time magazine, has been working on an authorized biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs for some time. Over at Apple 2.0/Fortune, Phil Elmer-Dewitt reports that iSteve: The Book of Jobs has been completed and will be published in early 2012.
Microsoft announced today that its CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within 12 monthsIn the meantime, the company's board will be on the hunt for a new CEO.Here's Ballmer's open memo to Microsoft employees about why he's retiring:I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months, after a successor is chosen. There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the right time.
Microsoft announced today that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire from his position within 12 months.The company's board has begun the process of looking for a new CEO. The board's director John Thompson will lead a committee that includes Bill Gates to find a new CEO.The news comes about six weeks after Microsoft formally announced its major executive reorg.Microsoft shares are surging pre-market on the news.REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 23, 2013 — Microsoft Corp.