Tried-and-true devices for staying connected

When it comes to staying connected, Indonesia outshines other countries in Southeast Asia. The Indonesia Internet Service Provider Association (APJII) predicts that by the year’s end, around 107 million people in Indonesia will be online, putting the country in 12th spot in the Internet-user global list. More and more people are connecting to the Internet on their mobile devices, according to the Global Web Index Device Summary 2014. “Mobile-only Internet usage is high in many fas … [Read more...]

BlackBerry, Apple Battle Over Indonesia

The first quarter of 2010 is near an end and electronic goods and cellphone manufacturers have been pumping out their latest products on an almost weekly basis. Lauded by many as the biggest electronics show in the world, the Consumer Electronic Show 2010, held in January in Las Vegas showed Google trying to steal the spotlight with the announcement of Nexus One, its first ever smartphone, which is powered by the Android operating system. It was an attempt by Google, along with Palm Pre, … [Read more...]

Specialty IT stores a value-added concept

Not only do a variety of information and technology product brands give customers more choice, but this phenomenon has led to an increase in specialty stores, which focus on selling a particular brand. In addition to giving more choices in particular products, most people will agree that shopping for IT products at specialty brand stores guarantees the genuineness of the products themselves. Furthermore, some will argue that after-sales service from a store that sells a variety of brands … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

BOOK REVIEW The mastermind who revolutionized personal computer, Steve Jobs once said, “Your customers don’t care about your product. They care about themselves, their hopes and ambitions.”   Indeed, Jobs had successfully helped his customers reach their dreams. He won them over with his invention that people from all corners of the world know that Apple is smart, simple and easy-to-use product.   Judging the book by its cover?   Yes, the simple cover reflects Jobs and Apple. The cover … [Read more...]