Seth is a New York-based Global Creative Technology Manager and Apple enthusiast. With stints at multimedia and branding agencies in Paris, Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Madrid and London, he brings a global perspective to technology development and its implementation into the enterprise.
While Seth obsesses over all things Apple, he has amassed extensive experience with CMS engines like Drupal, Joomla and SharePoint 2007, global Cisco network architecture and Linux and Windows client/server operating systems.
He holds a Masters from New York Universitys Interactive Telecommunications Program, where he became interested in wearable technologies, built a hands-free mouse, and completed a thesis project on speech recognition and artificial intelligence. He earned his Bachelors from the University of Southern California in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with a minor in Multimedia and Creative Technologies.
A globe-trotter for both business and pleasure, Seth is a licensed private pilot, certified open water diver and spent over a year traveling to 60 cities in 23 countries. For five years running, he has won the coveted Weintraub Family Thanksgiving Dinner Scrabble Challenge.
Seth cofounded and still writes for 9to5 Mac.
This is a weblog of Seth Weintaub. The opinions expressed are those of Seth Weintraub. and may not represent those of Computerworld.
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Twitter's search function is great for finding out what is happening at this very moment. It's so great that Google and Bing have added the results to their search results and, in the process, given Twitter its first revenue source (more $ are coming).
Today, Google announced that it would be searching across the whole Twitter archive.
At the inaugural Atmosphere 2010 Cloud Computing conference today, Google introduced some interesting new features to Google Docs that not only make them more familiar to Microsoft Office users, but also take collaboration to whole new levels.
Check out the new features in the video below:
Bookmark this link to catch the iPhone action live as we find out what goodies Apple has in store for us in the next generation of its category-defining OS.
People of Lava, a Swedish startup, have announced an Android-powered TV, dubbed 'Scandinavia'. Set to ship later this year, the HDTV resembles the AppleTV interface in many ways but adds additional features that Apple users have been after.
AnandTech benchmarked the iPhone 3GS, iPad and Google Nexus One device and found that the iPad is usually faster than the Nexus One, but the Nexus One also routinely beats the iPhone 3GS by significant margins. Why?
As people all over the US wait in line to pick up their iPads, Apple is updating its site to showcase the different usage scenarios of the device. Apple's 'iPad in Business' sites covers the business uses:
News today is that Apple has purchased another processor company called Intrinsity. Apple purchased PA Semi two years ago for almost a quarter of a billion dollars. Now they've purchased another big semiconductor player.
The numbers this week from two separate sources seem to indicate that Apple's iPhone may not be the run-away success that the iPod was and Apple shouldn't soon expect it to own a majority of the market.
Who's in the way? Android.
...and it isn't just Android Market, DoubleTwist allows you to sync your Music, Movies and Photo collection to your Android Device.