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2017 in review, Pixelbook is back, Apple battery replacement (MobileTechRoundup show #417)

Kevin and I were able to sneak in one last podcast for 2017. Enjoy MobileTechRoundup show #417 and hear about what we thought was the best and worst of 2017. Image: ZDNet Mobile tech hits and misses in 2017 Apple is throttling old devices because of old batteries but $29 for a replacement isn’t bad Goodbye Pixel C Is this… Read more →

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ends 2017 as the world’s richest person, worth $99 billion, despite Donald Trump

The five richest people in the world at the end of 2017, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will end 2017 as the world’s richest person, probably with a net worth of $99 billion. That makes him around $33bn richer than he was last year. Since the valuation is based on Amazon’s share price,… Read more →

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ends 2017 as the world’s richest person, worth $99 billion, despite Donald Trump

The five richest people in the world at the end of 2017, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will end 2017 as the world’s richest person, probably with a net worth of $99 billion. That makes him around $33bn richer than he was last year. Since the valuation is based on Amazon’s share price,… Read more →

The best emerging storage tech of 2017

My consulting focuses on emerging technology, especially in data storage. Storage is taking a larger and larger piece of the IT budget, and with the growth of IoT, Big Data, and AI, that trend will only continue. That’s why we need new technologies to improve our not-terribly-resilient storage infrastructure. Flash While flash is not new, the advent of quad-level cells… Read more →

ZAGG Slim Book keyboard for Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Enhances productivity with valued improvements

After purchasing my Apple iPad Pro 10.5 last summer, I tested the ZAGG Rugged Messenger keyboard and found it to be the best of all keyboards I tried. ZAGG recently released a new model, the ZAGG Slim Book that improves upon the Rugged Messenger and is now my preferred keyboard for optimal productivity. see also These iPad Pro keyboard shortcuts… Read more →

ZAGG Slim Book keyboard for Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Enhances productivity with valued improvements

After purchasing my Apple iPad Pro 10.5 last summer, I tested the ZAGG Rugged Messenger keyboard and found it to be the best of all keyboards I tried. ZAGG recently released a new model, the ZAGG Slim Book that improves upon the Rugged Messenger and is now my preferred keyboard for optimal productivity. see also These iPad Pro keyboard shortcuts… Read more →

With businesses fumbling, Singapore must take more care in data aspirations

The Singapore government has been opening up access to citizen data to facilitate business transactions and information exchange, but with organisations fumbling over security including major global firms, it needs to take a step back and seriously assess the implications. Its efforts were touted as essential in the country’s smart nation drive, where emphasis had been placed on providing data… Read more →