Monthly Archives: June 2009

LogMeIn IPO Shows Mobile Workforce Is Expanding

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks It has been a slow year for IPOs, especially Venture backed IPOs, but LogMeIn excited investors when it went public on Wednesday. The offering of the remote access company based in Woburn, Massachusetts was so anticipated that analyst John Fitzgibbon said the IPO “should blow the socks of people.” LogMeIn […]

Semanti: Where Search Meets Your Friends

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks There have been several attempts to use crowdsourcing to help users find the information they are looking for on the web. The whole social bookmarking approach can be seen as a human solution to a mass of information and less-than-perfect search results. Google even displaysStumbleUpon ratted sites with a star […]

Palm Pre, iPhone 3GS Comparison by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks

Palm Pre Price * $200 after $100 rebate when you sign up for Sprint or renew your contract Battery Life * 5 hours of use time *Removable, rechargeable battery Calendar Syncing * WebOS’s Synergy system syncs up with Outlook, Google and Facebook at no extra charge * Integrated personal and work calendar Fun/Helpful Features * […]

The Kindle DX: Bigger Screen, Bigger Price Point

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Amazon’s latest evolution of the e-reader, the Kindle DX, shipped last week just four months after the Kindle 2 made its debut. In March, I wrote that the improved functionality of the Kindle 2, though impressive, was ultimately disappointing. Consumers seemed to have sci-fi influenced expectations of e-readers. How does […]

ATT Wireless Announces 3G Upgrade, Plans for 4G Evolution

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks American Telephone & Telegraph (ATT) announced last week that big advancements are on the way for its wireless service. By the end of the year, users will have stronger indoor coverage and download speeds twice as fast as what they currently experience. “With the array of smartphones, laptops and emerging […]