Verizon Takes a Step Forward

PC Magazine broke a very interesting piece of news Saturday about a new system Verizon has developed for their wireless network. Briefly put, this system presents an API that allows…

November 6, 2011 2

Spectrum Deficit Disorder

The discussion about the wireless spectrum crunch can be hard for the average citizen to follow. While it’s easy to understand the straightforward fact that every network has a capacity…

October 31, 2011 13

Get Ready for Metered Wi-Fi

There’s a story in today’s New York Times on the impact the iPad is having on hotel Wi-Fi networks. Conclusion: Expect hotels to implement volume-sensitive pricing for Internet access via…

October 25, 2011 9

Landmark Cellphone Safety Study

A group of researchers at the Danish Cancer Society’s Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen and at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon have concluded the first…

October 21, 2011 3

The iPhone 4S Buying Experience

I bought my first iPhone Friday after bucking the trend for lo these many years. This was an upgrade from the Blackberry Bold 9000 that I’ve carried for nearly three…

October 17, 2011 1

iOS 5 Upgrade: Error 3200

If you’re unable to upgrade your iOS device to release 5 today with an “Internal Error” or “Unknown Error 3200” on restore it’s not personal and your device isn’t broke….

October 12, 2011 2

Why Apple Doesn’t Support LTE Yet (and why it doesn’t matter)

Why Apple Doesn’t Support LTE Yet (and why it doesn’t matter)

I was going to post this yesterday, but analyzing Apple products on the day of Steve Jobs’ passing would have been silly. As the ITIF tribute said, Jobs is an…

October 6, 2011 12

Remaking the Internet

The Time Warner Research Program has published my essay on the Internet architecture, Remaking the Internet: Taking Network Architecture to the Next Level. The essay examines the issues that make…

September 2, 2011 0

The Steve Jobs Story

You may have noticed that Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple’s official CEO last week. There’s been an awful lot written about the man and his contributions to the tech…

August 29, 2011 1

Stranger than Fiction

Jean Louis Gassée is one of the more intriguing former Apple managers. During Steve Jobs’ exile in the 1980s, Gassée served as head of Macintosh development, Steve’s old job. John…

August 15, 2011 0