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.

AMD and Nvidia lock horns on a race to the cloud

Cloud gaming is the future, but neither of the titans controlling today’s gaming space have established firm control of it, and each have very different plans.
Emerging Tech

What happens when we can whip up movie-grade CGI in real time?

Photorealistic computer animation has already made its way into movies, but when new technology makes it possible to generate these graphics on the fly, all sorts of doors will open.

Google Glass, Google Shoes, and the horror of living in a Google World

Google Shoes may have been a mere concept for SXSW, but the possibilities illustrate how a cyborg future is not far off, and it might look less like Ironman’s Tony Stark and more like Star Trek’s Borg.
Movies & TV

Could the new Oz movie do for 3D cinema what the original did for color?

When The Wizard of Oz debuted in 1939, it introduced audiences to the wonders of what color film could do. Is it possible Oz the Great and Powerful could pull the same routine for 3D in 2013?

Speed isn’t everything: Convenient new features coming to your next smartphone

New processors may help the next generation of smartphones handle more and more tasks, but the innovations Qualcomm showed off at Mobile World Congress 2013 emphasize that convenience is still key for consumers.

Mismatched motors: Tesla and Fisker both built the wrong cars for their tech

Tesla’s Model S is built like a touring car with the engine of a supercar, while the stylish Fisker Karma can’t hit the speeds its design suggests, but can motor for miles with a hybrid design. Both cars would be better off if they…

Will Tesla’s media war make the Model S the next Corvair?

One bad review wouldn’t have scratched Tesla’s widely lauded Model S, but Tesla’s vendetta against its author might make him the next Ralph Nader, and the car another footnote in history.
Smart Home

Technology is watching my every step, and I love it

The latest fitness gadgets trumpet your exercise to the world – and use peer pressure to keep you moving.

BlackBerry’s new killer feature? Battery freedom

By shirking the trend toward built-in batteries and adding a few of its own innovations, BlackBerry addresses one very real problem for those who rely on their phones day in and day out.

The PC isn’t ready to die, it’s ready for a rebirth

Desktops sales have slowed because manufacturers have let their designs stagnate, but the need for a comfortable machine you can work on hasn’t gone away. Who will reinvent the PC and reap the rewards?
Emerging Tech

Forget CES 2013, here’s what’s coming at CES 2014

Even bigger phones, higher-resolution TVs and one show-stopping surprise are all in the cards for next year’s CES.
Emerging Tech

Rob Enderle’s CES wrapup: So much awesome stuff, so little availability

This year’s CES brought an unexpected bevvy of exciting hardware, including these gadgets Rob Enderle can’t wait to pry out his wallet for.