August 2012 Archives
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
114 Entrepreneurs On 1 Train For 8 Hours Pitching Ideas
Think an elevator pitch is hard? Try selling your vision with a beer in each hand, balancing in the aisle of a train barreling north at 80 mph. That's exactly the challenge posed by Geeks on a Train, a veritable Nerd Express from Portland, Ore., to Vancouver, where passengers will "rethink business" among like-minded entrepreneurs and…
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #4: Windows To Go
The basic premise of Windows To Go sounds like it escaped from an alternate universe: Now you can take Windows home with you from work, and run it on your living room PC. "That’s crazy," you might respond, "it’s already on my living room PC!" But this is Windows 8, which is so, so different that the ability to create take-home, bootable OS…
Why Apple's iCloud Doesn't Just Work
“It just works,” the Apple marketing slogan goes. But for the syncing features in iCloud, that promise has proven too good to be true. On Thursday, the first iOS app launched that eschews iCloud in favor of a new third-party service called Simperium. If you use an iPhone or iPad, you’ll want to know why.