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SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 16, Issue 13 Week of April 1, 2013



Six Smartphone Killer Apps




In This Issue




Six Smartphone Killer Apps


Wireless Micro Maps

The Self-Contained Locator

Mesh Networks

The Quantified Self

The Internet Assistant III:

Meta Biometrics

Food Knowledge


Quotes of the Week




The Real Problem with North Korea

Another Invisible-Cloak Breakthrough


Takeout Window


Smartphone Night Goggles?

Graphene Loudspeakers, Earphones, Microphones



In Case You Missed It...

Members Making News


Upcoming SNS Events

& Media Links


In Other House News...


New Members' Welcome

How to Subscribe

May I Share This Newsletter?

About SNS

About the Publisher

Where's Mark?


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Six Smartphone Killer Apps


Last week I made the case that the smartphone OS was the (pre-global warming) waterfront real estate of the technology asset business.



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