A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Amazon

See my Apple coverage here. This article is also available at The Motley Fool. There are very few companies that are as universally loved as Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) by both consumers and investors. The consumer love is much deserved – getting amongst the best, if not the best prices on everything you can think of…

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A Techie’s Guide To The Future Of Tech Stocks: Apple

As a developer who constantly works with technology, I follow all the happenings in the tech world, especially the mobile world. I also follow the major players’ stocks and I look at them from the perspective of both an advanced user who often needs to support these devices and an investor. With this series of…

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Finally, No Home Phone for Us, Home Phone for Us

So finally we solved our home phone riddance problem that I posted in 2009. We moved and at our new house we didn’t get a home phone at all. We moved our home phone number to Google Voice (port to AT&T prepaid to Google Voice). Now google voice can call both our cell phones simultaneously….

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Why have laptop displays gone to the dogs?

My 6 year old Thinkpad R51 finally died. It was a refurb then so in reality it is probably 7 years old. That reliability is why I always recommend Thinkpads. I replaced this a few weeks ago with a new T400. The new laptop looks jsut as good and seems just as sturdy but what…

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The End of Nokia as we know it?

Nokia, a company that spends more on R&D than most of it’s peers has decided to abandon Meego, it’s next generation smartphone Operating System and semi-abandon Symbian, the heart and soul of most of it’s current phones. Official Statement about Meego: Under the new strategy, MeeGo becomes an open-source, mobile operating system project. MeeGo will…

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iPhone on Verizon, Will AT&T iPhones compete?

The only thing that AT&T iPhones can do over Verizon’s is simultaneous talk and data. Otherwise Verizon has the better offer. Unlimited data, like I currently enjoy on my Droid X, 3G Mobile hotspot available (probably the same deal as the Droids) and Facetime over 3G. But with LTE devices around the corner, will the…

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