Monthly Archives: October 2013

First Impressions on Oyster, the Netflix of Books

Netflix pioneered the business of subscription consumption of media. While magazine and newspaper subscriptions have existed forever, Netflix was the first to take the concept of media consumption and marry it to the subscription model meaningfully in the broadband era. With the remarkable success of the Netflix model came the followers. Spotify offered a subscription […]

iPad Air, Retina iPad Mini and more

In what has become an annual affair now, Apple unveiled its latest generation of iPad tablets on October 22nd at the Yerba Buena Center in downtown San Francisco. Coming a few weeks after the launch of the new iPhones (as has now become a tradition), the iPads, iPhones and Mac products are expected to power […]

Book Review: The Modern Web by Peter Gasston; No Starch Press

I recently had the opportunity to read the book, “The Modern Web” by Peter Gasston. Here is my review. “The Modern Web” is a technical introduction and fairly crisp deep dive into the latest multi-device web development technologies. The author focuses on the core technologies and highlights how it can be different between devices. He […]