— Jeff Weisbein

Jeff is the founder & CEO of BestTechie. He has over 10 years of experience working with technology and building businesses. He loves to travel and listen to music.

Jimmy Iovine is the $3.2 Billion Dollar Man
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Jimmy Iovine is the $3.2 Billion Dollar Man

Late last week the Financial Times reported that Apple is close to finalizing a $3.2 billion deal to acquire Beats Electronics.  The deal, which could be announced as early as this week, didn't make sense to me at … [Read more...]

It’s Not A Smartphone That’s Going to Save Motorola or HTC
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It’s Not A Smartphone That’s Going to Save Motorola or HTC

Earlier this year Google sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.9 billion.  The sale of Motorola by Google was definitely unexpected. Despite Motorola's shrinking revenue and operating losses, it seemed Google still had faith … [Read more...]

Is Google Screwing Publishers Who Use AdSense? [Updated With Response from Google]
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Is Google Screwing Publishers Who Use AdSense? [Updated With Response from Google]

Let me start by saying that Google AdSense is one of the web's best innovations and I think it's a great product.  I've been using it myself for years and I know many people who use it on their own sites.  That being … [Read more...]

This Sexist Site Promises to Teach You to Code
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This Sexist Site Promises to Teach You to Code

This has to be a joke. A site called CodeBabes recently launched to teach people how to code. So how does it plan to do that? CodeBabes offers twenty-two lessons, and, to keep you interested in progressing, for each … [Read more...]

Vic Gundotra, Head of Google+, is Leaving Google After 8 Years
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Vic Gundotra, Head of Google+, is Leaving Google After 8 Years

Vic Gundotra is leaving Google.  Gundotra joined Google in 2007 after 15 years at Microsoft.  When he started at Google, he initially worked on the company’s mobile apps, including Google Maps.  He was then tasked … [Read more...]

Opera Coast Launches on the iPhone, Could Be the Best Mobile Browser
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Opera Coast Launches on the iPhone, Could Be the Best Mobile Browser

When Opera launched its Coast browser back in September of last year, we thought it was a great new way to browse the web. One thing that stood out to us was how simple intuitive the user interface for Coast actually is. … [Read more...]

Review: HTC One M8 is the Best Android Smartphone
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Review: HTC One M8 is the Best Android Smartphone

When we got the invite to go to the HTC One M8 launch event in NYC on March 25, there wasn't much left [feature wise] to surprise us with.  But being the tech enthusiasts that we are (and that we know you are), we … [Read more...]

Heartbleed is Huge, Experts Say More Than Half of All Web Servers Are Affected
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Heartbleed is Huge, Experts Say More Than Half of All Web Servers Are Affected

Yesterday, independent security researchers made public that a critical vulnerability in the widely popular cryptographic software library, OpenSSL had been discovered. The vulnerability, known "Heartbleed" allows anyone … [Read more...]

The New HTC One M8 Ad is Bold and Provocative
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The New HTC One M8 Ad is Bold and Provocative

Gary Oldman (or Commissioner Gordon for all you Batman fans out there) is the star of HTC's latest ad for its brand new HTC One M8 (see below).  The new ad is bold and provocative, it doesn't use any fancy marketing … [Read more...]

Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box
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Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box

Back in January I wrote a post asking Google to give users the ability to customize the navigation box with Google products they want to see, in the order they want to see them.  Well, today, I clicked on the … [Read more...]