Mac News: Regarding MS Office for iPad
What’s the worst that could happen? Everything that Microsoft hopes for with Windows 8 on tablets comes true and it becomes the new Windows PC for the new dominant form factor. The iPad takes the position of the Mac in the PC space. Guess who’s still laughing all the way to the bank? “Does it run Office?” – “Yes, it’s on the App Store.”
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Technology News: More Proof The Spectrum Shortage Is Phony
I have been pounding the table here for some time on the idea that there is no spectrum shortage. Much of my thinking on the question comes from David Isenberg, a former AT&T (T) engineer who wrote “The Rise of the Stupid Network” in 1997. Isenberg’s thesis was that spectrum is an ocean, that it’s not a series of railroad tracks, and that its use is highly expandable when the right technology is applied to it.
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Programming News: The server is no place for view logic
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the impact of the move to a thick client architecture for web applications, and I’m becoming more and more certain that this means that Rails-style MVC frameworks on the server-side are going to end up being phased out in favour of leaner and meaner frameworks that better address the new needs of thick-client architecture.
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Other News: Tesla to owners: Plug it in
EV maker Tesla has come under fire for allegations that its vehicles can be “bricked” when their batteries are completely discharged.
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