Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In

Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In

by Brian X. Chen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306820762
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 891,987
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Former associate editor for Macworld magazine, Brian X. Chen currently writes for Wired.com, where his regular column on Apple is followed by millions of readers. He lives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 The Dream of the Perfect Thing 9

Chapter 2 A New Frontier 27

Chapter 3 The Always-On Society 43

Chapter 4 Skyscraper Businesses 65

Chapter 5 The Battle for Control 91

Chapter 6 Smarter or Dumber? 115

Chapter 7 For Better or Worse 133

Chapter 8 Disconnected 153

Chapter 9 iSpy: The End of Privacy 171

Chapter 10 Perfect Vision 191

Afterword 207

Notes 211

Acknowledgments 231

Index 233

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