Anthony De Rosa

Amid top team departures, foursquare pushes past the “check in”

By Anthony De Rosa
June 7, 2012

Social location app foursquare has released a completely redesigned version that attempts to shift from making “checking in” the focus to discovering places to go, things to do and events to see.

What does the future hold for RIM and Blackberry?

By Anthony De Rosa
January 25, 2012

Will a change in leadership at Research In Motion help change the prospects of this floundering company? The prospects do not appear good. Here’s my video report on location from Davos, Switzerland.

Is this the end of Skype as we knew it?

By Anthony De Rosa
May 10, 2011

The first time I used Skype I was in awe. The video quality, the effortlessness it allowed me to see and hear my family far away over my laptop computer screen was magic. It was even more magical when I tried it on my iPhone — a Dick Tracy moment. And it was more impressive than FaceTime because it allowed me to talk to anyone with Skype, not just with those who had an iPhone.

Fear, loathing and apathy about digital security

By Anthony De Rosa
April 27, 2011

Is Facebook just an elaborate direct marketer’s masterwork? Should I think twice before using my existing Twitter account to log into various services all around the web? Should I be worried about handing my credit card over to Sony? These and other perfectly valid and  simultaneously conspiracy theoretical ideas tend to float in and around my head from time to time. The big scare du-jour, is if Apple’s iPhone and Google’s mobile OS, Android, are tracking and archiving our every movement.

The next great tech bubble emerges

By Anthony De Rosa
March 24, 2011

photo.PNGAn application that wasn’t even in the app store a week ago just raised $41 million.