Larry Dignan

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Apple, Jobs and the UPOD iPhone strategy

Apple is executing a well-known strategy when it comes to the iPhone: Under promise over deliver (UPOD). Apple said in a statement today that the iPhone's battery life will have 8 hours of talk time, 6 hours of Internet use, 7 hours of video playback and 24 hours of audio.

June 18, 2007 by

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Get ready for GBT--Green Business Technology

Guest post: Christopher Lochhead, the former chief marketing officer at Mercury, was the driving force behind the concept of BTO (Business Technology Optimization), which is about aligning IT investments deeply with business goals. Now Christopher is thinking “green,” looking at what he is called Green Business Technology (GBT).

June 17, 2007 by Dan Farber


Blurry, but fast: Safari's fonts

Via Robert Scoble, I ran into an interesting discussion of font rendering in Safari running on Windows. Jeff Atwood has some side-by-side comparisons of Safari rendered text and IE rendered text showing the Safari's font rendering is clearly blurred (sorry, I couldn't resist).

June 15, 2007 by Phil Windley


Secure those browsers

Ryan Naraine just posted a primer and gallery on how to secure Safari and it's quite educational. For instance, I learned that I did nearly everything wrong when I downloaded Safari for Windows the other day.

June 15, 2007 by


Safari for Windows: Embracing and extending

Om Malik tries to look inside the mind of Steve Jobs to figure out why he would choose to enter the browser war with Safari for Windows. He cites the various theories so far--competing with Microsoft IE with more success than Mozilla's Firefox, creating a suite of Web applications and generating search engine revenues.

June 15, 2007 by Dan Farber