Monthly Archives: June 2007

Why Is the iPhone Slow?

Faster in future? Apparently not content with their carefully planned marketing and seeding of the iPhone hype machine, the heads of both Apple and AT&T have been doing something they hate doing: talking to reporters and making excuses. The issue … Continue reading

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Canucks Best Yanks

  Net Neutrality Finally, something that Canadians can crow about to their oh-so-smug neighbors below the 49th parallel: Internet access. According to a recent study commissioned by the Communications Workers of America, the median download speed for U.S. "broadband" Internet access … Continue reading

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Still More Reasons Not to Buy an iPhone

Thumbs Down iPhone 13. It uses a non-standard headphone jack, so you can't use better headphones or earbuds without buying an expensive adapter. 14. It doesn't have voice dialing or voice recognition. 15. It doesn't support wireless Bluetooth stereo, so … Continue reading

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More Reasons Not to Buy an iPhone

  Thumbs Down iPhone To add to our Top 10 Reasons Not to Line Up for iPhone, here are a couple more: 11. It will not play Flash files, the de facto standard for animations on the Web. (So much … Continue reading

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The Trouble With WiMax

  Broadband for the rest of us? I like WiMax, I think WiMax is an excellent solution for broadband Internet access. I've got nothing against WiMax. But I think WiMax has a major, perhaps fatal, problem. WiMax, as the name … Continue reading

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More On Plasma

  3D TV Cometh This week Philips joined the many companies trotting out their fall HDTV fashions for the press in New York. Philips had several promising products to show (more on that in subsequent stories), but one notable absense … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Google

Is this a violation? There has been much ado over the past few days about a new Google maps feature. It's called "Street View" and rather than using virtual images of landmarks along the road, it uses actual photographs to give … Continue reading

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