Kyt Dotson

Kyt Dotson

Kyt Dotson is a Senior Editor at SiliconAngle and works to cover beats surrounding DevOps, security, gaming, and cutting edge technology. Before joining SiliconAngle, Kyt worked as a software engineer starting at Motorola in Q&A to eventually settle at Pets911.com where he helped build a vast database for pet adoption and a lost and found system. Kyt is a published author who writes science fiction and fantasy works that incorporate ideas from modern-day technological innovation and explore the outcome of living with those technologies.

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Dell Advancing Reach to Tablet PCs and Data Storage

Eschewing netbooks, Dell has gone ahead to push tablet PCs as mobile devices to consumers. In particular, Dell is trotting the globe with its tablet PC offering: the Streak—already selling it in the UK since June, and August in the US, soon to reach China. Owen Fletcher from the Wall Street Journal writes, “There are […]

Verizon and Exent Launch All-You-Can-Eat Model for Casual and Hardcore Gaming

With video game distributors like PopCap, Big Fish Games, and Wild Tangent dominating the casual game market and digital warehouses like Steam holding the hardcore title, it seems like it might be difficult to break into the digital marketplace. Verizon, however, appears to have found a very good niche for them to step in to: […]

Double Appolicious Launch Reveals Need for Social App Resources

Appolicious already provides resources for iPhone and iPad users to discover apps for those platforms have decided to diversify further into the app market by adding the Android and Yahoo! platforms. They write over at the Appolicious Adviser, Leveraging the technology and institutional expertise of Appolicious – which combines social networking, journalism and a cutting […]

Free Digital Subscriptions on iPad for People Magazine Consumers

With the advent of the Internet, digital media, and ebooks print media has been looking for a way to stay connected to and garner more consumers. Time Inc. and Apple have gotten together to provide a model for bundling both print and digital sales for subscribers. Jeremy W. Peters of the New York Times writes, […]

Nexus One Out of Stock, Google Assures More On the Way

Just this last July, Google quietly killed their most hyped line of Android phones, the Nexus One, due to poor sales. As a result, Google commented that while they would stop producing the phone—and would push consumers to phones of other manufacture—they would still allow the remaining stock to sell itself out. The phone itself, […]

Launch of Facebook Places Raises Privacy Fears

Facebook already has a long track record of privacy fiascoes, so users should really be wary when approaching applications that give FB more information than before. With the recent release of Facebook Places, the company is giving their users the ability to broadcast their location to friends, and vice versa, but as Jenna Wortham from […]

Verizon’s Live TV Streaming to iPad: It’s a Start.

We can get streamed television shows on our computers and iPhones through various services, but Verizon wants to take it to the next level and stream live television. GeekTech over at PCWorld gives us this scoop, The Verizon app would be similar to the Hulu and Netflix apps in that it would help bring television […]

Virtual Goods Turn Profits for Brands: eMarketer Report

Most online social media present virtual goods to visitors: be they in the form of badges for being part of the community, or gifts in the form of pixilated teddy bears, or plants given as gifts to other users. These social profiles take advantage of the human desire to collect and be noticed for our […]

Google Enhances Their App Engine Product In Version 1.3.6

Google has just released the most recent version of their App Engine product API, version 1.3.6 for Java and Python. The App Engine product offers developers the ability to tap into the power of Google’s cloud storage and computing for queries, storage, task scheduling, and allows them to authenticate users with Google accounts. This release […]