Status Quo Vs. Innovation: Kindle 2 Buries Text-to-Speech

One of the biggest challenges to innovation is the status quo. While the defenders of the status quo, a.k.a. the short-sighted ones, would like to continue to protect their territories, markets and margins, they are continually being pushed by innovation. Ultimately, the 'short-sighted ones' have to make a choice to embrace innovation or try to … Continue reading Status Quo Vs. Innovation: Kindle 2 Buries Text-to-Speech

Quick Poll: What kind of security do you need for G1 WiFi Tethering?

I wrote an entry a couple weeks ago about how to tether your laptop to the G1 and Android to get Internet access. The method I described has you connect to the G1 over WiFi and uses an app called GWiFi. What I didn't mention is that this also turns your G1 into a wireless … Continue reading Quick Poll: What kind of security do you need for G1 WiFi Tethering?

SMS Messaging with Android on the G1

It seems like there are a ton of SMS apps on the Android Marketplace, but can they all be great? I thought I would share what is working well for me and maybe that will help a small percentage of Android and G1 users find something that works for them as well. DISCLAIMER: To be honest, … Continue reading SMS Messaging with Android on the G1

Wireless Tethering with the G1 using GWiFi from Ndroi

Over the past summer I was doing a lot of my work at the local coffee shops. I am a huge fan of coffee shops as workspaces especially if you are a consultant. It is a semi-quiet environment, you can listen to your music, there is a constant stream of caffeine  and most importantly, no one … Continue reading Wireless Tethering with the G1 using GWiFi from Ndroi

Turning Product Development into a Process

A product manager's best friend is data. Without data you are left with opinion and predjudice. With data you can have great discussions about tradeoffs, impacts and data forces people to deal in the 'real' versus 'what if' world. Digging into my product management roots, I thought I would share one of the tools we used … Continue reading Turning Product Development into a Process

Lists, Lists and More Lists – Why Lists Will Dominate 2009

Attack of the Show recently came out with a list of top 5 Android Apps. If you didn't have a chance to catch it, it is available on Hulu.com and I have embedded it below. more about "Hulu - Attack of the Show: Best of An...", posted with vodpod The five apps mentioned are worthy … Continue reading Lists, Lists and More Lists – Why Lists Will Dominate 2009