Is Apple's tablet a kindle-killer?

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At Gizmodo, Briam Lam writes about the true target of Apple' tablet: readers.
Two people related to the NYTimes have separately told me that in June, paper was approached by Apple to talk about putting the paper on a "new

Cars! BBG visits Mercedes-Benz' telematics research lab

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Pale and precise behind rimless spectacles, Johann Jungwith looks the consummate engineer; though a longtime U.S. resident, Formula 1 is still his sport. As president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz' U.S. research arm, it's his responsibility to oversee development of new…

Report: 30 percent of NYC iPhone calls dropped

It's true that bandwidth is precious -- so precious it must be rationed! So AT&T's "3G" cellular "network" goes, and iPhone users get to enjoy the results: almost a third of all calls placed on the small Apple get dropped…

Tweet (#4473875080)

At Woot, @joeljohnson is totally in the can for Microsoft. Link

Sorry if you got caught in the spam filter

It got more aggressive of late and I just noticed a few dozen good comments in the spam bucket. Humblest apols if your deathless prose did not make it "in time" to the posts in question!…

Peek lifetime subscriptions return

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Peek's selling lifetime subscriptions again. $300 gets you the email-only handset and the WWAN hookup it needs, for ever. To demythologize that a little--let's say lifetime is 5 years--that's about $5 a month, or a third of the normal price.…

"No Quiet," a watch band-like ring

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Snap-on bottle top for soda cans

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The more you think about it, the less sense it makes.…

Tablet computer gallery

Wired's Brian Chen polishes off the history of tablet computers ... beginning in 1888.

Latitude Z

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That Dell's new Latitude is $2,000 suggests quality and high specifications are involved, but this one has a trick up its sleeve: wireless recharging, thanks to the (wired) dock that comes with it. It's it nice, also, to see…

 

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