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Faster Forward: December 14, 2008 - December 20, 2008

Speedy Shipping For Holiday Shopping?

Last December, I was so far ahead of schedule in my holiday shopping that I could devote a blog post to chronicling how many online holiday purchases had already arrived by Dec. 12. This year? Let's just say that I hate people like last year's me! My family has already...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 19, 2008; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  The Web , The business we have chosen  
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New BlackBerry Phones: Both Sweet And Sour

As I was finishing up today's review of Research In Motion's BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Storm, a colleague stopped by my desk, curious about the second, heavily-advertised phone. He picked up the Storm (a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the U.S.) briefly tapped away at its SurePress touch-sensitive screen--and pronounced that...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 18, 2008; 11:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Gadgets , Telecom  
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It's The End of the Macworld As We Know It

Mac observers will have to find something else to obsess about each winter: Apple announced yesterday that it will not participate in Macworld Expo after January's convention--which itself will not feature the usual Steve Jobs keynote. In other words, we can all stop speculating breathlessly about which "one more thing"...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 17, 2008; 7:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Mac , The business we have chosen  
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Apple Revises Mac OS X, Revs Up MobileMe Syncing

Yesterday afternoon, Apple shipped another one of its large system updates. Mac OS X 10.5.6 brings a long list of bug fixes and minor tweaks to Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, plus a significant change to the company's MobileMe online service. That troubled service seems to have gotten over many...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 16, 2008; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Mac  
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Intuit Finds Customer Complaints Too Taxing to Endure

I'd like to think that nobody's worrying about doing their 2008 taxes yet. But a lot of people do pay attention to that task this early--so many that their protests forced tax-prep-software vendor Intuit to back down from a controversial pricing change last week. The story began in November, when...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 15, 2008; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Productivity  
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