Gotta admit, the Windows 8 sneak peek is pretty cool. Obviously, a lot of similarities between the mobile UI Microsoft’s been working on for years. Some people may think that’s odd or misguided, but to me, it’s inevitable. We’re in the middle of a breakneck race toward wholly mobile computing. Why wouldn’t the OS’s of the world be trying to stay one step ahead of that trend (if not leading it)?
Interesting research findings from Covario on the rise of paid search among tech firms. Covario reports that Q1 spending was up 26% compared with the year-ago quarter, although it’s important to qualify that there was a 15% drop between Q4 ’09 and Q1 ’10. Still, an increase is an increase.
A classic video that shows how, in 1994, Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel seemed totally dumbfounded by what the Internet was/is. A great chronicle of just how far and fast we’ve come in 17 short years.
Binary Pulse completed its corporate relocation last week after a full decade at its previous Costa Mesa address. Moving offices or homes is always a natural catalyst for reflection. And this move was no different.
November 1 marks our first official day in our new corporate offices. A lot of logistics and a decent amount of elbow grease got us through last week.
After more than ten years in our current Costa Mesa location, Binary Pulse will be returning to Irvine at the end of October.
Reading the recent news about Barnes & Noble’s financial woes and the suspected complicity of e-book sales in the company’s decline, my belief that the days of the printed book becoming a piece of nostalgia are fast approaching intensified. Regardless of what happens with e-book sales in the future, I think there’s something more interesting at work: the increased dissociation of content from physical form.
Microsoft has officially pithed its latest mobile devices, the Kin. Revealed only in April and launched via Verizon in May amidst a significant marketing push, the Kin is waving buh-bye.