Tag Archives: Tablet

Tablets, Phablets, and Phones: Is there change in the wind?

With the exception of Microsoft, most tech companies are posting somewhat disappointing results.  Particularly when it comes to sales of tablets and smartphones.  Now to some extent I think this is the result of overly aggressive projections by analysts.  Or … Continue reading

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PCs are the new Mainframe, and not in the good sense

Every time I write something about Microsoft’s strategy, and suggest the classic desktop PC (and the desktop, indeed the WIMP model itself,)  is becoming a niche offering, I get inundated with comments challenging my position.  Now this just in from Gartner, … Continue reading

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To 3G or Not to 3G?

With the launch of the new 4G version of the iPad, the initial popularity of the WiFi-only Kindle Fire, and the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview I decided to do a test of the viability of living with a … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft shouldn’t do a “Kin” Tablet

Hopefully I got you with that “Kin” reference, but it wasn’t just for sensationalism purposes.  For the last year every reporter/analyst/blogger out there has been waiting for Microsoft to pull some new Tablet/Slate thing out of its ass and challenge … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Rumors

A little over a week ago articles appeared claiming availability for Windows 8 would be January of 2013. I hope not. The tablet space is moving fast and I just can’t see Microsoft coming back from missing two more Christmas … Continue reading

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