antdude writes: "MacStories have an article, with images, titled "Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems of Apple, Microsoft, Google & Amazon" — "... the various digital content stores that are run... -– specifically their Music, Movies, TV Shows, eBooks and App stores...""
antdude writes: This Retrevo blog says "Clothes may make the man (or woman) but dressing for success now includes the gadgets you carry and the gadget accessories that adorn them. That includes cell phone cases, laptop bags, headsets and all the other colorful and stylish electronic paraphernalia people can’t live without. Have you ever wondered whether your gadgets influence what other people think of you? A recent Retrevo Gadgetology study asked consumers whether they notice other people's gadgets and how someone's gadgets affect their opinions of them. It turns out, most noticeably among under 35 year olds, that people's gadgets are being checked out everywhere they go and people’s perceptions are, in fact, influenced by them.
According to the Retrevo Gadgetology study using an iPad is lower on the list of things men and women find attractive than even reading a book..."
antdude writes: City Pages has a five pages/one printpage (will prompt), with a visual history, titled "Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path" that show how this educational game was one of the most popular educational games of all time...
Ant writes: "Network World has a six (not seven:P) pages/slide show showing five (5) strange ways AppleiPhones die: "Insurer hears it all. What do toilets, beer and elevators have in common? They all send many iPhones to their death, says consumer electronics insurer Worth Ave. Group, which shared some unfortunate tales of iPhone disaster."
"Lately, Aaron Cooper, marketing director at Worth Ave. Group, a company that insures consumer electronics against accidental damage, theft, vandalism, fire, flood and natural disasters, has seen some odd cases come through the door.
Two-thirds of all claims fall into three categories, says Cooper: Liquid damage, cracked screens and theft. But exactly how iPhones get wet or why screens crack can be, sadly, entertaining..."