As the quintessential early adopter and a propoent of creative disruption, I never thought I’d find myself saying this: when it comes to messaging, I’m old school.
Sure, email has it’s problems, but it works. The same goes for SMS. Both are ubiquitous - it doesn’t matter what mail client you have or what phone you use, it just works. For everyone.
Once again, I avoided CES this year. In principle, I love CES, but it’s expensive and difficult to get around Vegas during the event. Since I’m not officially covering it, I simply gather the cool stuff from my favorite blogs.
Here’s what I found interesting this year.
I was a guest on this week's episode of The Tear Down Show along with Bob Knorpp of The BeanCast.
Thanks to Michael Wolf and David Spark for the invitation.
Listen below or subscribe here.
Thus keeping print media valuable (to advertisers), yet not, since I'll subscribe to the print edition just to get the iPad edition and never read the print version. I'll probably donate the printed copies to my local library.
This morning, I discovered a new Gmail interface on the iPhone. At the top, you'll now find links to your other Google Apps (Calendar, Docs, Talk, etc.). But they're not just simple links, tap one and pull down and boom - you've got pretty icons to help direct you to the proper app.