And just after you heard that unlimited mobile data plans were being eliminated you get this news that your home Internet – read:  the wifi option on your smartphone that you switch to for those costly App and media downloads – gets a METER.  Of course you haven’t considered the implications of the convergence of …

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Just when you thought it was all cool at Facebook, they pull one of these.  Well, what do you expect?  Its a free service.  Its their website.  You’re only a guest with limited control that they can change at will.  Next thing you know you’ll be demanding your rights.  The solution – start paying for …

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Giving new meaning to the term Mobile Computing.  Now what’s possibly in store for us from the regulators?  We trust all this automatic stuff is hands-free and won’t require any regulation or fines for enforcement.  Or will the driving be hands-free in the future so that we can ride in luxury while using our “other” …

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Finally.  Mainstream media has finally discovered the “Cloud”.  That is if ABC News is still a part of mainstream media.  The consistent changes of the look and feel – as well as content – continues to mirror the changes in traditional television presentation on the web. the future looks bright and interesting in this regard.  …

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I guess the other shoe just dropped.  After its controversial IPO, Facebook joins the ranks of the rest of us:  Having to earn a living.  Seems like we now have another iTunes to contend with.  Does anyone want to predict what will happen when the 99% have to start paying for Facebook features?   Why …

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