Month: April 2014

  • This is the real reason Google wants to become your fiber provider

    Google, like many other tech giants, has been expanding in various directions lately, from hardware (wearable computing, home automation, cars) to services such as video streaming or becoming an ISP. It sometimes feels like these companies go in various directions, throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks, but in this case I want […]

  • What’s wrong with Japanese electronics today

    I’ll change a bit the general topic of this blog today by talking about general electronics. But this is not entirely off topic: smart tvs and set top boxes have one general issue they need to solve: it’s how to become simpler. What people like about their TVs is that they don’t have to go […]

  • Amazon releases the Fire TV

    With the Amazon Fire TV, Amazon the world’s largest e-shop, stepped into the realm of set top boxes. Media streaming services such as Youtube, Netflix, Pandora, Hulu Plus and Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video are becoming more and more popular by the day. The Amazon Fire TV is the company’s solution for streaming a large […]