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IP to the TV: a random collection of thoughts

Its a very interesting time for the ole’ television.  For the majority of my life, and probably the lives of many older than me, TV has not changed much.  Sure, there was that big transition from black and white to color, but since then, TV has been largely the same.  In recent years, a big […]

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9/9/08 – two very different events, what will we get?

Both Microsoft and Apple have press events scheduled for 9/9/08.  Apple’s event, titled “Let’s Rock”, should usher in a new refresh of the iPod/iTunes franchise.  For a few quarters now, the iPods sales numbers have been down as I think the market has reached maturity for portable music players.  Fortunately, Apple released the iPhone at […]

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Shoe Circus: Microsoft’s new ad campaign

The first of Microsoft’s ads to help repair its tarnished image has made it to the light of day…  The only reaction I have is… HUH?  Is it supposed to be funny?  Of the minute and a half head scratcher, only 10 seconds even mention’s any of Microsoft’s brands, let alone a computer.   And […]

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Microsoft planning ad to combat Mac

Heard on the radio this morning that ole Microsoft is in the midst of producing an advertising campaign to counter the Mac/PC ads from Apple. They have enlisted comedian Jerry Seinfield to star in the campaign along side Bill Gates. I can only imagine how this one will go. For Microsoft’s sake, I hope that […]

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