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How do you strike iPhone App Store gold? Appillionaires book dives into indie game developers’ stories

How do you strike iPhone App Store gold? Appillionaires book dives into indie game developers’ stories

Posted on Jan 2, 2012 in Weblog | 0 comments

Chris Stevens’s book Appillionaires chronicles the explosive growth of Apple’s App Store and dives into the background behind popular, successful apps like Angry Birds and Doodle Jump. The book doesn’t cover the Android app landscape at all, nor does it cover any of the other application stores (e.g. Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace or the Mac App Store)....

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Microsoft Origami ultra-mobile PC’s: any use in the medical environment?

Microsoft Origami ultra-mobile PC’s: any use in the medical environment?

Posted on Mar 15, 2006 in Weblog | 0 comments

At first, I was skeptical of whether such devices would even occupy the PDA niche, let alone carve its own niche. An article from eWeek seems to think so, though it lightly sketches over the details of how physicians and nurses can use the Origami. They quote a UCSF MD-Ph.D: “I do think there’s a lot of interest by physicians and nurses for ultraportable PCs, especially for physicians who split their time between inpatient and outpatient settings and need something that can travel in and out of the hospitals and offices with them.”

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