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Steve Rubel

Member since: Aug 11th, 2005

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TUAW.com8 Comments
Download Squad1 Comment
Blog Maverick7 Comments
The Gordon Gould Weblog1 Comment
The Jason Calacanis Weblog10 Comments

Recent Comments:

First Look: 1Password for iPhone (

Jul 29th 2008 5:30PM Here's the link to where it is explained...

First Look: 1Password for iPhone (

Jul 29th 2008 5:30PM I have to say that this app defeats the purpose of 1Password - browser integration. Uninstalled it.

The key reason is that they require the user to have to open the app and then return to Safari in hopes that it still has your page cached (often it does not when switching apps) AND THEN login as opposed to using the bookmarklet. That is a bummer. They explain why here but I can't understand why they can do this on the desktop and not the iPhone.

I am sticking with the prior version for now. Also with MobileMe OTA syncing, my 1Password data easily gets to my phone.

Doing the Deal and Dishing the Dirt (Blog Maverick)

Feb 19th 2008 2:38PM The sports media is even crazier than in the business world. Despite lots of hungry sports bloggers nipping at their heels, I don't think the media has had to adapt they way the tech and biz press were forced to. Maybe that will change. Regardless, congrats to you, the Mavs and Jason Kidd. The stretch is going to be incredibly exciting.

Do Blog Comments Have Value ? (Blog Maverick)

Nov 21st 2007 8:51PM On my blog I babysit the comments for the following: spam, dirty words, personal attacks and hate speech. Everything else makes it up there and I find value in much of it, even ones that are nasty toward me every now and then. The hard part for me is trying to find the time to respond in comments. Sometimes, I will write a separate blog post to do so.

Verizon Wireless USB720 Modem -- review (The Jason Calacanis Weblog)

Mar 29th 2007 9:24PM Your royal fatblogger, I have one. I like it a lot. I get about 1-2MBS downstream and 750k upstream in major metro areas. The one downside is the dongle. Also, it helps if you also use the included two-headed USB cable because it adds power.

Top 10 Gmail tips and hacks (Download Squad)

Feb 21st 2007 7:43PM I can't get the bookmark trick to work. It automatically opens a compose window.

Getting less fat... (part two) (The Jason Calacanis Weblog)

Feb 13th 2007 8:08PM How tall are you? I am interested in knowing if you're looking at your BMI.


The Google 15 -- weight loss program! (The Jason Calacanis Weblog)

Feb 11th 2007 7:44AM Jason, here's where you can get this widget for your home page.

Internet Video and how the Broadcast Nets are Missing the HDTV Opportunity. (Blog Maverick)

Dec 24th 2006 8:26PM One more thing :-) Video podcasting/RSS should be part of HDnet's marketing initiatives. It would be great if we can sample the content so that we can yell at our cable provider to carry you (mine doesn't). Further, when PC to HD streaming gets bigger we won't need to care if our cable provider is fighting with nets like the NFL Network. We will be able to choose what goes on our TV deck, not the telcos/cablecos.

Internet Video and how the Broadcast Nets are Missing the HDTV Opportunity. (Blog Maverick)

Dec 24th 2006 8:18PM Mark, what about content coming in from the computer to a HDTV, either from pros or amateurs? Surely this is part of TV's Golden Age II, no?

Apple's ITV is promising and Microsoft (a client of my firm) is making the same push with Windows Vista. The TV is undergoing a renaissance but the sources of content will come at from all directions.

Granted, the PC to TV experience is nothing (yet) like hi-def content, but it vastly expands the set into an open platform. Couple that with Moore's law and the TV will become a focal point from all directions. More here -