The heir apparent to the Ubuntu Edge is the iPhone 5S

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A while ago I wrote a piece for Geek Insider about the (unsuccessful) Indiegogo campaign for the Ubuntu Edge—The Ubuntu Edge is the Real Start of the Post-PC Era—where I made the case that the Ubuntu Edge would be the real start of the post-PC era. A hand-held device that would would switch to a […]

Free iWork and the End of the Tyranny of MS Office

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I know the world is focused on the new iPhones (5C and 5S) with their cool colors, souped up power, and fingerprint scanner, but I think one of the early (and smaller) announcements during today’s event has more far reaching implications than the devices. Implications that should scare the crap out of the folks in […]

HootSuite Isn’t a Social Media Dashboard

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I’ve been a fan of HootSuite for years (the fact that they are also in Vancouver and lots of my friends work there is purely secondary). They quickly replaced TweetDeck as my Twitter dashboard of choice and if I’m advising clients on how to manage and update their social media profiles—HootSuite is the first (and […]

The Continued Relevance of Blogging Is In the Stories We Tell

Darren Rowse—long-time friend and fellow pro blogger—wrote about the 6 reasons blogging is still relevant in today’s social media filled world and while he’s bang on with his reasons he missed the most important one of all: people still like reading stories. It’s about the stories we tell Here are Darren’s six reasons for blogging’s […]

An iPad with a keyboard is like a Prairie Schooner

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Peter Cohen digs his iPad, but maybe not as much as I do. Peter feels that an iPad with a keyboard is like a car with a sail—You’re doing it wrong, or why using an iPad keyboard is like attaching a sail to your car—while I think, no, know that and iPad with a keyboard […]