Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Rob is President and Principal Analyst of the Enderle Group, a forward-looking emerging technology advisory firm. Before founding the Enderle Group in 2003, Rob was the Senior Research Fellow for Forrester Research and the Giga Information Group. He holds an AA in Merchandising, a BS in Business, and an MBA. He sits on the advisory councils for Lenovo, Toshiba, AMD, HP, Dell, the Trusted Computing Group, and the Lifeboat Foundation. Rob’s hobbies include sporting clays, PC modding, science fiction, home automation, and computer gaming.

Prepare for supersized tablets, OLED, and the return of variety at CES 2013

This year’s International CES will push a number of new technologies to the forefront, and see one major new player enter the market in force.

Rob Enderle’s 3 favorite products of 2012

Tech analyst Rob Enderle gets to play with a lot of gadgets, but these three from 2012 prove gadgets really can make life better.

6 products that should have arrived in 2012

This year brought us plenty of advances in technology across the board, but these long-promised products and technologies never quite arrived as expected.

Will Dell’s secret 18-inch tablet herald the rise of the Super Tablet?

Dell has an 18-inch tablet in development, and it could open the door for the same type of “board game” computing we first saw on Microsoft’ Surface table.
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Windows 8, RT and Phone walk into a bar…

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What will next-generation smartphones look like?

Cheap international roaming, better accommodation for business users, wireless charging and other new features will define a coming generation of even smarter smartphones.

Windows 8 upgrade tips you’ll wish you knew before the leap

Learn before you leap with tips from a Windows 8 vet who’s been there, done that. And messed it up a few times along the way.

How Samsung, Microsoft and stupidity are staining Apple’s brand image

Clever marketing from competitors and its own stumbles have left Apple’s effortlessly cool brand image looking more effortlessly clueless.

Can you really live on the Surface? First impressions from a week leaving the laptop at home

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.

Opinion: How Microsoft’s Surface just might kill the iPad

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.

Why Microsoft needs an epic Windows 8 launch

With Windows 8, Microsoft faces the same make-or-break pressure it once persevered through with Windows 95. But the market has changed, and it won’t have the luxury of any post-launch slipups.