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iPad gets a failing grade even before it ships

The reasons iPad gets a failing grade even before the units start to ship are piling up… Gizmodo does a nice job of summarizing the top reasons Apple gets a #fail on V1 of the iPad: http://i.gizmodo.com/5458382/8-things-that-suck-about-the-ipad   The joke on Microsoft used to be that they never get anything right until V3. Will Apple ... Read More
 

Drinking the Apple Koolaid

“Wow!!!” — That’s what I expected to feel coming out of the Apple iPad announcement. Not even close. Underwhelmed. If Microsoft had come out with an announcement that was as weak as today’s Apple announcement they would have been slaughtered in the press. The media have drunk the Apple koolaid. Instead we get headlines like this from ... Read More
 

Non-DRM versus MP3

Steve Jobs recently announced with EMI that he is making EMI’s entire catalog available in “non-DRM (digital rights management) format” and is doing so for the low extra price of $0.30 a track. So for $1.29 you get a song at iTunes with no DRM on it. The announcement implies that this change is a ... Read More
 
Ty Roberts

Ty Roberts

Few can claim the kind of impact on media that Ty Roberts has brought. Merging a passion for technology and music, Ty has truly been a pioneer for all of us. Ty is widely recognized as one of the inventors of enhanced CD technology and is accredited with producing the industry’s first enhanced CDs. He ... Read More