It’s an epic battle between bitter rivals for mobile OS supremacy. Will Apple’s ecosystem and ease of use take out Android’s customization and feature set? Find out!
Townhall Finance – One of the great things about federalism, above and beyond the fact that it both constrains the power of governments and is faithful to the Constitution, is that is turns every state into an experiment.
We know, for instance, that people are leaving high-tax states and migrating to low-tax states.
We also know that low-tax states grow faster and create more jobs.
I particularly enjoy comparisons between Texas and California. Michael Barone, for instance, documented how the Lone Star State is kicking the you-know-what out of the Golden State in terms of overall economic performance.
I also shared a specific example of high-quality jobs moving from San Francisco to Houston. And I was also greatly amused by this story (and accompanying cartoons) about Texas “poaching” jobs from California.
In this discussion with Stuart Varney of Fox News, we discuss how Texas is leading the nation in job creation. More
Want a long lens, lots of features, and a dSLR-like design? You’ve come to the right roundup.
CNET – Call them bridge cameras, longzooms, superzooms, or megazooms (as we do), they’re all pretty much the same thing: a large lens slapped on the front of a point-and-shoot camera.
While that’s a bit of an oversimplification, the fact remains that though these are full-featured models with digital SLR-style bodies, they still have the shooting performance and photo quality of a compact camera. That said, if you’re after a long lens, point-and-shoot simplicity, and an affordable price (at least compared with a dSLR that has comparable lenses), you’ve come to right roundup.
Editors’ note: This post was originally published October 26, 2011, but is updated frequently. It was updated February 4, 2013, to include the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
If you’re looking for a fast camera with a ton of features including raw capture and a hot shoe, and the best — if not the longest — zoom lens in this category, you’ll want the Panasonic FZ200. Read the full review.
The SX500 IS provides a lot of zoom for its small size and price. As long as you don’t need great low-light photos or fast shooting performance, it’s worth checking out. Read the full review.
CNET Editors’ Rating
3.5 stars -Very good
Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) kicked off today with the unveiling of iOS 6 for the iPhone and iPad. Apple is promising over 200 new features in the latest version of its mobile operating system, but only a few of them were highlighted in the keynote.
June is an exciting month for smartphone fanatics as Microsoft is expected to unveil the next generation of Windows Phone at an event next Wednesday, June 20 while Google is expected to reveal its plans for the next version of Android, codenamed “Jellybean.”