Is it easier to design for the enterprise or for the consumer?

I was thinking about the difference between hardware and software products designed for the consumer and those designed for the enterprise. In particular, I thought about how vocal consumers can be nowadays vs. companies, and how that affects the process of making and selling products to them vs. the business market. I think it makes … Continue reading Is it easier to design for the enterprise or for the consumer?

What I did in 2007

I made a concerted effort to write consistently and with substance in 2007. Product reviews are one of the foundational pieces of my site. I enjoy doing them, and people seem to enjoy reading them. I thought I'd highlight the most important ones from 2007 below. Camera reviews (in chronological order) The thing to keep … Continue reading What I did in 2007

WD Passport Portable Hard Drive: a new kind of sexy

These new Western Digital portable hard drives have me drooling. They're reasonably priced, and they come in various sizes: 60 GB, 80 GB, 120 GB and 160 GB. They're powered solely by the USB port, and they're bundled with encryption software and a bunch of Google software (probably the Google Toolbar and the Google Desktop.) … Continue reading WD Passport Portable Hard Drive: a new kind of sexy