Toilets not telephones

According to a U.N. report, of the 7 billion people who live on this planet, 6 billion have access to mobile phones but only 4.5 billion have access to toilets or latrines. That 2.5 billion without basic sanitation represents around 37% of the population, and of this 2.5 billion, over … Continue reading

Future for Apple.

Noticed an interesting story on brg.com regarding where Apple’s future may be. Apple has something like 500 million iTunes accounts linked to credit cards. So add a fingerprint reader to your future iPhone or other iTunes connected device and you have the potential for a secure mobile payment system with … Continue reading

Microsoft price cut

It looks like Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows 8 and Office to PC makers, especially those doing small screen and touch screen devices. I assume they are deliberately targeting those devices competing against the iPad and hoping this software price reduction will be reflected in equivalent hardware price … Continue reading