Archive for January, 2010
  • Bono showing his incompetence and age — cries out for stricter copyright/web policing, reduction in consumer rights.
    by Mike
    Posted January 4th, 2010 at 7:43 am
    Joining the likes of Metalica's Lars Ulrich and U2 manager Patrick McGuinness, U2 frontman Bono is starting off 2010 showing his incompetence and complete lack of understanding of the music marketplace in the digital age. In an article in the NYT, Bono claims the entire world needs stricter web copyright policies and more policing. This is the exact opposite of what really needs to happen. The real solution is simple -- change your decades old business model (which does not work in a digital ...
  • Google and Spotify teaming up for US Launch? Roadblocks (read: music labels) hampering progress?
    by Mike
    Posted January 4th, 2010 at 6:14 am
    Spotify is one of the greatest startups to come from the land across the deep blue. In case you managed to make it this far in life and not know what Spotify is, I encourage you to do a quick Google search or hit up the link above. Many followers/hopefuls for a US launch of Spotify know that it is labels' greed and inability to properly adapt to the changing landscape of music that has thus far prevented any type of Spotify deal. Being a startup and all, you don't exactly have the most weig...
  • Palm Pixi going pink?
    by Mike
    Posted January 4th, 2010 at 5:56 am
    Hello everyone. I hope your holiday and New Years was full of fun, excitement, and all kinds of other fuzzy feelings. But it's Monday...the day in which we all start that daily grind once again. So let's have at it. The Palm Pixi is to some, the best current form factor for a webOS device. Then again, webOS hopefuls have but all of two choices to begin with. As is customary with electronics, gray, black, and chrome accents run aplomb in this sector of the market. Some people however wo...
  • Upcoming Twitter app for Android: “Touiteur”. [Preview]
    by Mike
    Posted January 2nd, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    Back when the whole Twitter thing exploded, I wasn't exactly interested. It wasn't until I started Gadgetsteria late in 2008 that I truly realized how helpful Twitter could be. Since then I've been through a BlackBerry, iPhone, and currently have a Droid. Along the way, I've sought out the best Twitter apps for each respective platform as one bad Twitter app can certainly put a damper on the whole experience. Now that I'm on Android, I'll admit that the Twitter offerings compared to iPho...
See You At CES 2010!

    Gadgetsteria is going to CES 2010! We plan on flooding the site with so much digital euphoria it’ll make your eyes puke. So make sure to bookmark us and stay glued to GS Jan 5th-10th!

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