So it’s around 3:00 here at my office and I’m taking a break reading the online tech blogs and noticed a lot of significant things happening in the industry today. The three that stood out made a deep enough impression on me to write about.
HTC tells Apple to try competing, rather than suing http://t.co/X1WuAay via @engadget – I gotta hand it to HTC for finally saying what a lot of us have been thinking. I like Apple products but just like a lot of the bigger corporations these days, they are killing innovation by creating lawsuits to everything that remotely resembles their products and ideas. Thanks HTC!
Netflix’s New Price Plans Make You Choose Between Streaming Movies or Watching DVDs @Gizmodo http://t.co/ZoJ1NVh – I’ve been a Netflix customer for 10 years because it was an awesome concept and a great way to get a bunch of anime I’ve never watched. In those 10 years I’ve tolerated a lot of their policy changes and price increase but their latest pricing structure is absolutely ridiculous. Now I pay about $8 to get streaming video and unlimited DVD rentals at a time. I like getting DVDs because not a lot of the movies are available for streaming and I actually enjoy the specials on the DVD. With the new pricing structure, I have to pay an additional $8 to keep getting DVDs and streaming at the same time. Ouch! I’m cancelling the service in September. I get free VOD and HBO2GO anyway.
HP TouchPad 4G coming to AT&T this summer with 1.5GHz CPU, won’t support LTE http://t.co/3Boc3aB via @engadget – It’s not a big deal NOW but this is definitely a poor move from HP. The new TouchPad should be a showcase of advancing technology… but have taken a step backwards. By the time this comes out, there will be