The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
This week HP announced it would distribute webOS on its Windows PCs. So I asked HP Australia for a little more light on the subject.
A chorus of complaints has started to surface from established telcos that the NBN Co will be in a monopoly position for residential (and some business) fixed line access. Hang on a minute, wasn’t that known from the start?
With more than 90 per cent of desktop and notebook computers running some variant of Microsoft Windows, it’s worth asking ourselves could the same be repeated in the mobile phone market?
As the dust settles after the Nokia-Microsoft pact over Windows Phone 7, more news has come to light that Microsoft essentially bought its way into the mobile industry by paying Nokia billions for the privilege of being chosen for its handsets. Unfortunately for Nokia money won’t buy market share.
The sad news out of the US today is of the passing of Ken Olsen, co-founder of Digital Equipment Corporation and one of the pioneers of the computer industry.
This week the news is of two significant inflexion points in the tech industry - Android is now a more popular smartphone operating system than Symbian and the last two blocks of IPv4 Internet addresses have been allocated spurring a buzz around IPv6. And, so it happens, the two trends aren’t at all mutually exclusive.
Social networks and "media" are proving to be attractive options in the digital marketer’s arsenal, but has anyone bothered to check the ROI?
Having blogged about Dell’s mobile strategy in the past, I may as well post an update as to where the company might head this year.
Okay, so you don’t need to be distinguished research analyst to figure that this year tablet PCs are going to be all the rage.
In my final blog for 2009 I got all nostalgic about how much technology has changed during the past decade. This year I'd like to reflect on the radical changes that have ensued during 2010 and how they set the stage for an even more exciting 2011.