The big get bigger, the NFL gets technical, and Tim Cook gets a coveted invitation. The remainders for Friday, July 6, 2012 are moving the chains.
Oh God They’re Actually Making the Galaxy Note Bigger? (Gizmodo)
The Galaxy Note smartphone already sports a 5.3-inch screen. Rumors suggest that Samsung may be planning to to bump that to 5.5 inches, under the theory that the Note’s failure to overtake the iPhone is the fault of 0.2 inches. The company is also allegedly considering a 2000-inch tablet.
Denver Broncos embrace iPad playbook – NFL News (FOX Sports on MSN)
Not content merely to
hire one of the best quarterbacks ever to play professional football, the Denver Broncos also elected to switch to the third-generation iPad for maintaining what used to be a 500-pound playbook. We’re told that devoting the iPads to X’s and O’s works great for football, but makes Words With Friends exceedingly difficult.
Buffett, Zuckerberg Lead Guest List for Sun Valley Event (Bloomberg)
Apple CEO Tim Cook is among the well-heeled, well-connected invitees to the annual Allen & Company media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. And for the 29th consecutive year, my invitation got lost in the mail. Were we liveblogging the event, our updates would no doubt include scintillating bits of information like “fabulously wealthy, powerful people are hobnobbing over hors d’oeuvres” and “fabulously wealthy, powerful people are now hobnobbing over mixed drinks.”