Articles by Mike Cane

Samsung Milk VR: Gone

21 March, 2016 // 3 Comments

Guest column: Mike Cane has a few words to say about Samsung's VR headset, Milk, and its ability to tell a story. I stopped by the flagship Samsung showcase in NYC again this weekend. I specifically [Read More ...]

Amazon: Poisoning The Tablet Well

1 December, 2015 // 21 Comments

Record Weekend for Amazon Devices—Up 3x Over Last Year, with Millions of Devices Sold The new $49.99 Fire tablet is the fastest-selling Amazon tablet ever, with millions sold since launch — [Read More ...]

Snooty Snobs Should Shut Up

7 June, 2014 // 21 Comments

Against YA: Read whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children. The more I thought about that, the more pissed-off I got so I had to do this [Read More ...]

The Nook RT Lives. But Nook Is Dead.

10 January, 2014 // 22 Comments

Multiple reports out of China — which should be considered official leaks from Microsoft because that’s how the Chinese roll — indicate that the long-rumored Nook RT is still coming [Google [Read More ...]

The Amazon Drone: Thunderbird 2 2.0

3 December, 2013 // 13 Comments

In the 1960s TV series, Thunderbirds, there was a vehicle called Thunderbird 2. It was a heavy transport carrier and used a variety of pods to deliver the appropriate equipment to a rescue site. The [Read More ...]

Nook Media: A Sinking Ship

25 June, 2013 // 17 Comments

The Barnes & Noble investor conference call this morning was one for the, um, books. It was short, lasting about forty minutes, had few questions — none of which were hard-hitting — and was [Read More ...]

The Changes Nook Media Must Make

28 February, 2013 // 26 Comments

The first move Barnes & Noble (aka Nook Media) needs to make is to alert app developers that they will be closing their Nook App Store. It was foolish of them to even create that. They got off [Read More ...]
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