Posts tagged with Crunch Pad

Are we all destined to become manufacturers?

Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson has a knack for spotting and popularizing interesting business trends that are driven by the internet. He's most famous, of course, for his book The Long Tail, which has inspired legions of internet entrepreneurs.

But at the Supernova conference in San Francisco, Anderson revealed that he's thinking more about the physical than the virtual these days.


CrunchPad fiasco: think IP isn't important? Think again

The CrunchPad is dead. prominent tech blogger and CrunchPad creator Michael Arrington revealed that the tablet PC designed specifically for web browsing would not be coming to a store near you after more than a year of work.
While many, myself included, were skeptical about the CrunchPad's commercial viability, nobody predicted its downfall: a rift between Arrington and his development partner "over nothing more than greed, jealousy and miscommunication".