Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The new Apple Tablet is called the iPad

The Kindle killer? Maybe. The next huge win for Apple? Perhaps.

The iPad was announced today at 10:10am PST by Steve Jobs.

Tablet computing has been around for at least 12 years. I should know, I worked at Cruise Technologies in 1996 where we created the CruisePad!

Back then, the problem was screen size/clarity vs. manufacturing cost.  The CruisePad was designed for a completely different market and way ahead of its time.

Monday, January 4, 2010

How to go from 0 - $1b in sales in 8 years (with no advertising) is the shining example of how an online business can be profitable via word-of-mouth. This article on Read-Write-Web explores Zappos' success and talks to the CEO.