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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

8 ways to repurpose an old iPhone

CNET--Before you decide to sell your unwanted iPhone, consider finding other ways to put it to good use.
August 26, 2017 Go to CNET

FCC is reconsidering its speed threshold for broadband access

Light Reading--The very definition of consumer broadband service is evolving, and not just because the FCC is reconsidering its speed threshold for when Internet access legally becomes broadband access.
August 25, 2017 Go to Light Reading

Save Time With 7 iPhone Shortcuts

WSJ--Close apps faster, scroll faster, even charge your phone faster with these tricks from The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern.
August 25, 2017 Go to WSJ

This Battery Breakthrough Could Change Everything | Backchannel

WIRED--The green-tech guru is backing an energy storage breakthrough that could power the future.
August 19, 2017 Go to WIRED

Can't find safe eclipse glasses? Make your own eclipse projector instead.

Popular Science--Don't settle for the blurry cardboard box version.
August 18, 2017 Go to Popular Science

Intel's push for petabyte SSDs requires a new kind of drive

Engadget--Meet the Ruler -- Intel's new SSD that can squeeze 1PB (1,000TB) of storage into a small physical space.
August 13, 2017 Go to Engadget

A hot startup is using $12 million from Andreessen Horowitz to pursue a 'holy grail' of web technology

Business Insider--Netlify, a startup making it super-easy for programmers to deploy websites, has taken in $12 million.
August 10, 2017 Go to Business Insider

Maybe Americans don't need fast home Internet service, FCC suggests

Ars Technica--By saying mobile is good enough, FCC could find that deployment problem is solved.
August 10, 2017 Go to Ars Technica

The Man Who Wrote Those Password Rules Has a New Tip: N3v$r M1^d!

WSJ--Bill Burr’s 2003 report recommended using numbers, obscure characters and capital letters and updating regularly. As his advice is overturned, he feels regretful.
August 07, 2017 Go to WSJ