Category: technology

The Windows 8 Touchscreen Fumble

  Bamboo Stylus works with only 5 Win8 PCs This reviewer has been praising  Windows 8 for being the first PC Client OS vendor to bring full touchscreen operations to their OS . It started with Windows 7 getting partial…

PC Renaissance

The world of computing has been turned topsy turvy by mobile devices – light, mobile, long-battery life and most important – touch screen operable. Smartphones and tablets  from Apple have lead the way; but now the Wintel Empire Strikes Back…

Will Sony SmartWatch 2 Win the Wearable Watch Race

This blog recently took a look at the lead Sony has in the wearable device market which is currently only a minuscule overall market. But according to Forrester,  30% of consumers are interested in wearables. All the big boys – Apple,…

Will Sony Wearable Watch Win More Users?

Uncharacteristically, Apple has let a lot leak about its undelivered iWatch. Perhaps this leakage was motivated by all the Me-Too blunderbussing about iOS7. Whatever the cause, Sony is taking a riff from Samsung and extolling the virtues of  its already released SmartWatch…

Intel’s PC Comeback

The writing on the PC Wall is ugly with not just a 14% decline in year over year sales in 1Q2013  but 4 straight quarters of sales declines as well. This trend has hit Intel as the primary PC chipmaker…

Another View: Moores Law Slowing

Three weeks ago this blog presented Moores Law is Alive and Well.  But reader reaction was mixed because the post emphasized growth in  computing power rather than number of transistors per chip. But really Moores Law has two meanings in electronics. The strict…

Is the Code-Writing on the Wall for Microsoft?

Maybe not the writing, but the following graphics will create no great cheer in Redmond. Look at the Trends for Microsoft languages based on the Tiobe Index First, Apple’s Objective C is surging in popularity. But of greater concern is…

Moores Law is Alive and Well

Logan and Parker are the names of the next generation mobile CPU/GPU chips coming from Nvidia. This party has wondered if Moores Law which see a doubling of CPU chip performance for the same cost roughly every two years can…

Sphere 3D Glassware 2.0

Startup technology firms are still abound despite the emergence of three controlling heavyweights in electronics and computing: Sphere 3D with Glassware 2.0 – SaaS cross platform delivery Here in Sphere 3D’s own words is their value proposition in  any device…