Posts tagged with: Steve Ballmer
  • by | October 4, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Steve Ballmer's recent pay cut on his bonus due to the poor results of the Surface RT. We then go through BlackBerry's financial situation, and how long they have to live. HTC is next as the company's quarter results prove devastating results, even though there is talk of a dual-mode Android/Windows Phone smartphone in the works. We then talk about the Samsung Galaxy Gear, and where you can get it now for $90 off. We end today's show talking about Android 4.3.1 and also the recent rumors of Google Gem, which is dubbed to be the company's new ...

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  • by | August 31, 2013 8:00 AM

    Pocketnow Daily gets an average of 3 to 500 comments a day, and sometimes even a thousand. We'd like to thank you all for participating in our question of the day, and we love your feedback so much, that we decided that since we can't respond to ever single one of your comments, we should at least feature a couple in a weekly video. This is the Pocketnow Daily Recap. Since we only have 3 minutes on every Daily video to go through the hottest news, the weekly recap will serve as a more extensive discussion where we also include your thoughts on the subject. Sadly, for the sake of time, we ...

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  • by | August 26, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Sony Honami mini that recently got leaked in photos. Then we go through more leaked information of Nokia's 10.1-inch project Sirius, which apparently is their Windows RT tablet. We later talk about Stephen Elop, and how he's a rumored probability for the position of CEO of Microsoft. Samsung is next as we go through the sad rumors of their 16 megapixel camera with Optical Image Stabilization. We end today's show talking about the leaked photos of a gray iPhone 5S. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Sony Honami Mini leaked in ...

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  • by | August 26, 2013 6:11 PM

    We all know that Bill Gates is happy where he is, and doesn't want to return to Microsoft as a CEO. He's publicly stated it repeatedly, and that has been a fact for a little over a decade. Still, every time I go through Microsoft's current situation, I can't deny how much of a déjà vu this is to the story of one of Microsoft's closest rivals. Larry Ellison was recently in the spotlight because of his comments regarding Apple's leadership. The now billionaire CEO that created Oracle and that made it what it is, was also Steve Jobs' best friend. In the interview, he was very blunt about ...

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  • by | August 23, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about AT&T's launch of the Moto X, the HTC One mini and even the LG Optimus G Pro. We later talk about the Moto X specifically, when to expect it on other carriers, and how much it'll cost you to get the wooden back. Then we talk about Apple's acquisition of Embark, and what this means to maps on iOS. Windows Phone is next as we discover that GDR3 will most likely bring Notifications, and we also discover Nokia's Bittersweet Shimmer, which is not funny. We end today's show talking about Steve Ballmer's confirmation that he'll retire from ...

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  • by | August 23, 2013 12:12 PM

    The news of Steve Ballmer's retirement is really big.  The CEO of the world's largest software company is responsible for the tools that support a huge number of businesses around the world.  I wouldn't be surprised if almost all industries are affected by Microsoft software in some way.  Will Ballmer's retirement change the world again?  Will it be a good thing or a bad thing? Of course no one knows just yet, but we do know that Microsoft had changed CEOs in the past.  Originally all was overseen by Bill Gates.  The transition to Ballmer has seen plenty of criticism, but if you look ...

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  • by | August 21, 2013 6:27 PM

    The biggest problem with technology is that technology alone is not enough. A computer is dead without software, and software is useless without hardware that's molded to interact with it. Imagine buying a car and getting it without a steering wheel, or having a steering wheel and no engine to power it. Either scenario is both useless, and even ridiculous by today's standards. That said, let's not be too dramatic, and let's focus on the ability to buy something usable, that's not necessarily desirable. If you're like me and you like fast cars, driving a 1.2-liter engine on any little bug ...

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  • by | July 26, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Android 4.3, some hidden features discovered, and we also walk you through how to get it early on your Nexus device. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is next as it seems that Samsung is still not sure of what screen size they'll provide on it. The Sony Honami is next as it now gets compared to the Xperia Z and they do seem very much a like. Steve Ballmer takes the stage next as he states his disappointment over the Surface RT and the lack of sales of Windows 8. We end today's show talking about the Google Nexus 7 hitting retail stores a couple of ...

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  • by | November 28, 2012 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through the recent changes to Google Drive, which do matter for most of us. Then we talk about the Galaxy Note II and its appearance in Verizon's network. Microsoft later shows us their ugliest application yet with the Outlook.com service for Android. Then we continue with Microsoft, though this time we talk about Windows Phone 7.8 and it's promised release season, because as always, they didn't include specific dates. We end today's show talking about Steve Ballmer's recent chat regarding Windows Phone 8 sales, which are apparently better, even ...

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