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Entries by Larry Magid from 06/2010

Videos on Using Facebook's New Privacy Settings

| Posted 06.01.2010 | Technology

There is indeed a new page of simplified settings on Facebook, but users who want to tweak their settings can take things a lot further by using the customization features.

Steve Jobs: iPad Will Replace PCs

| Posted 06.02.2010 | Technology

Jobs revealed today that he started working on the iPad "in the early 2000s" before the company developed the iPhone. When his engineers showed him the multi-touch interface, he realized it would be a good design for a phone.

Microsoft's Ballmer Responds to Steve Jobs

| Posted 06.03.2010 | Technology
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took a jab at Apple from the stage at the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital (D) conference Thursday morning where c...

Report to Congress: Media Literacy, Not Fear, Can Protect Youth Online

| Posted 06.04.2010 | Technology

We need to go beyond worrying about predators and pornography and start thinking about young people as true citizens in an online environment where young people are just as likely to create content as they are to consume it.

iPhone 4 is a Stand-Up Triple (Video)

| Posted 06.07.2010 | Technology

I wouldn't call it an out-of-the-park home run but the iPhone 4 is a very nice enhancement to Apple's line.

Steve Jobs Is a National Treasure, but Microsoft should 'Keep on Truckin'

| Posted 06.09.2010 | Technology

It's possible that the iPad can evolve as a tool for productive work, but -- for now at least -- it's mostly a consumption device. Consider that before you sell PC companies short.

Analyst from Goatse on AT&T Data Breach

| Posted 06.10.2010 | Technology

CBS News spoke with Jim Jeffers, an analyst from Goatse Security about the AT&T data breach that affected more than 100,000 iPad users. Goatse is the...

Why I Switched From Gmail to Hotmail

| Posted 06.14.2010 | Technology

Unlike Gmail, Microsoft gives users a choice whether to view mail in reverse chronological order (the most recent message always on top) or in what Google calls "conversation" mode.

PC Sales Up Despite New Gadgets

| Posted 06.17.2010 | Technology

With all the excitement about iPhones, and smartphones, it's easy to forget about the old standby personal computer. But despite the explosive growth of choices, PCs continue to do well in the marketplace.

Are Android Apps Less Secure than iPhone Apps?

| Posted 06.29.2010 | Technology

The Google Android's more open process feels a lot more democratic but, like democracy itself, requires a bit more vigilance on the part of its "citizens."