Despite some sour initial reviews, Microsoft’s Surface tablet remains far superior as an all-in-one laptop and tablet than anything Google or Apple have to offer.
The Microsoft Surface, with real productivity apps, a clever keyboard cover and a well-engineered design stands a real chance of cutting into iPad sales… if Microsoft will throw enough money at the marketing.
Windows 8 will bring a slew of devices that blend laptop and tablet functionality, but do they represent the best of both worlds, or an awkward compromise?
Are you lining up for the iPhone 5 because it’s tailored to your needs better than any other phone, or because it’s the new iPhone?
Regardless of what you think of the iPhone 5, Tim Cook’s unveiling showed a troubling departure from the “magical” approach Steve Jobs used to rebuild Apple.
With iPhone 5 details leaking out of every seam and competitors already ahead, Apple’s September 12 launch event will present one of its toughest challenges ever.
Apple’s relentless pursuit of Google has less to do with patents and profits and more to do with personal betrayal – and for that reason, it won’t end until Apple’s pockets are empty.
Apple’s recent patent victory over Samsung will leave other Android makers squirming, and open a window for struggling competitors like Microsoft and RIM.
As Apple’s reputation for execution falters in the post-Jobs years, Samsung’s ruthless pace could put it ahead, even if customers would ultimately suffer.
Samsung’s strategy of shameless mimicry will stall the mobile market for years if it succeeds in court. And Apple needs engineers, not lawyers, to keep the innovation flowing.
Opinion: Collaboration through social networks like Facebook and Yahoo Groups could literally hold the key to our world’s biggest problems. Which means they need to get a lot better, or we’re in trouble.