Articles By Max Spindle

The things and the everything of the Internet of Things

Back in ancient history, I saw this guy’s email address – 32AK4#56ZD@compuserve (or something like that), and thought this has got to be the stupidest thing … ever. No normal person could ever

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Max Spindle

NAS for the home

While the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) wishes it were so, home PC and entertainment networks don't simply get dropped into your home. If yours is like ours, they arrive slowly through a

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Max Spindle

The fight between Blu Ray disk and HD DVD

William Henry Vanderbilt said: “The public be damned.” Marie Antoinette said: “If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.” And, “The jackals are fighting over who gets the biggest slab of

Published on: August 17th, 2005 Max Spindle

Software merger spotlight

There was a lot of whispered discussion about recent software industry mergers that made people really wonder what the landscape will look like next year. Adobe started the show off with a bang

Published on: May 10th, 2005 Max Spindle

Is longtail in your future?

While Klaus Schwab and Esther Dyson work in different venues they have surprisingly similar goals.Who is Klaus? He established and runs the World Economic Forum each January in Davos, Switzerland. It's attended by

Published on: April 6th, 2005 Max Spindle

A digital camera on steroids

If you think the world is getting better looking and easier you probably were at PMA to see the dizzying array of new, exciting and low-cost cameras.  Actually a camera isn't a camera

Published on: March 16th, 2005 Max Spindle

A Big blue ray of hope

Blue-ray technology - why, when?Isn't all the noise surrounding the beauty and consumer demand for high definition blue-ray storage fantastic?  Consumers can't wait to get their hands on the camcorders the burners the

Published on: January 26th, 2005 Max Spindle

What’s wrong with the concept of the digital home

The world of spin is a wonder to behold. Everything in the house is connected, we’ve got entertainment everywhere and we’re eagerly using huge capacity removable disks. Then someone tells us all the

Published on: November 17th, 2004 Max Spindle

Storage issues may hinder new Media Center

HP and Microsoft have promised us yet another digital entertainment strategy that is going to create a whole new, breathtaking consumer experience. Can you wait?But even before they could tell us how good

Published on: October 20th, 2004 Max Spindle

Optical storage is more than a hard drive

Optical storage is one of the finest storage solutions ever developed and is superb for protecting important data. We thought we had better say that at the outset because you might get the

Published on: September 1st, 2004 Max Spindle

What the networked home really costs

After three market research conferences and the broadcast industry conference, I'm ready to unveil to resellers who may be interested in the home integration market a plan for the next three years and

Published on: August 18th, 2004 Max Spindle

Dual layer recordable DVD discs are a work of art

The dual-layer DVD burners will appear on the market some time this year. Tony Gomez, Camcorder’s technical editor, asked us me why I didn’t get more excited about the hardware that will deliver

Published on: June 9th, 2004 Max Spindle