Giuseppe Taibi’s Techlog

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Entries from November 2009

App Store Essentials Black Friday

November 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Check out what Apple is featuring on the App Store for Black Friday 2009. Servers for you: cheap dedicated servers?

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Tags: iPhone

Testing Chrome OS

November 20th, 2009 · No Comments

I just downloaded Chrome OS as a VMware Virtual Machine and I am playing with it. My understanding so far is that it is nothing more than a browser with an OS attached. While I don’t expect this to become an overnight success, I do welcome the new addition as there are a number of [...]

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Tags: Emerging Technologies · Free Software · google chrome · virtualization

RedLaser vs ShopSavvy. The Battle of iPhone Barcode Scanners

November 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I have tested both apps and so far I prefer the performance and ease of use of RedLaser. While ShopSavvy does more than RedLaser, it shows that it is a port of an Android app and it does not feel like a real native iPhone app. For example, RedLaser product detail page fetches the very [...]

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Tags: android · iPhone

My Talk on Future of Media: iPhone Ecosystem Video (in Italian)

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Conferences · Emerging Technologies · iPhone · my iPhone apps · venice sessions · video

November iPhone Meetup

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Dear iPhone Meetup members, It has been a long time since our last meetup and I know many of you are itching for getting together asap. Let’s pick a date by answering to this simple 1-question poll: Which date is better for the next meetup: Tuesday, Nov 17 or Wednesday, Nov 18? Our next meetup will [...]

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Tags: iPhone meetup

A Well Done Video About The Ad Campaign Styles of Apple and Microsoft

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Windows 7 finally did it! Did what? Convincing the last batch of my friends that were still on Windows XP to take this opportunity and switch to a Mac. Errare humanum est, perseverare autem diabolicum.

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Tags: advertisement · apple