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With Tablets and Smartphones Eating the PC, What Can Microsoft Do?

These are very dark days for people who work for many divisions of Microsoft as tablets and smartphones have absolutely decimated the PC market as evidenced by a decline of 14% in sales of PCs last quarter. This news comes...

Gesture-Based Eye-Tracking, Hand-Sensing Tech Coming but What of Standards?

Microsoft certainly popularized gesture-based computing with the Xbox Kinect but it seems one of the next areas where this sort of interface will have a big impact is in your automobile. Hyundai in fact unveiled a concept car recently...

Ultrabooks Finally Get Needed Attention From Intel

Intel is running a new ad touting the long-lasting Ultrabook which has hours of battery life. And while I applaud Intel for finally acknowledging this category needs marketing I am still at a loss. You see battery life is one...

Have Apple Laptops Crossed the Enterprise Chasm?

What my Trip to Silicon Valley Taught me About AppleThere is constant debate about what the future is of Apple and Microsoft and after a trip to San Jose, CA this week where my company met with over 175 leading...

Intel Touts Durability While Apple Uses Glass

There are two approaches - the minimalist, clean look or the dead.If you are a PC maker you have to be scared to death of the gains Apple is making in the tablet market and to make matters worse, any...

Behold the Anticloud - Lapdoc is Born

Are Lapdocs the Future or Palm Foleo 2.0? In May of 2007 Palm introduced the Foleo to a stunned public wondering why the need a device whose only purpose is to sync with their smartphone. Priced similar to a laptop...

Why a Trip is Better Than a MacBook Air

You want a MacBook Air but you can't handle the price right? Well if you are the fence, check out this post which should convince you that a vacation is better... After all, getting a new laptop that is cool...

3D and 4G in new Toshiba Laptops

Toshiba Satellite-A665-S6086-600-01 pictured from different anglesTwo new reasons to trash your laptop and go shopping are 3D screens and 4G connectivity in new laptops from companies like Toshiba. A range of laptops with these features were introduced recently and it...

Computer Makers: Get Cool or Get Dead

Earlier this decade the smartphone came on the scene to and in short order finished off the PDA. Now the tablet and the smartphone together are eroding the sales growth of notebooks. Recently in fact the CEO of Best Buy...

The Need for Wireless Broadband Speed on Amtrak

Having been an early adopter of 2G, 1X, EVDO, 3G, etc I can tell you the speed of wireless access on the train between Washington DC and New York and back seems worse than at any point in recent memory....

Is the iPad a Work Device?

Should Apple's competition be scared? Absolutely. Apple has done it again. Yesterday TMC received its iPad and you may recall me watching it as it left China and made its way to Alaska. Once it was set up I took...

Rich Tehrani's Favorite Tech Tools

I have been meaning to thank my tech vendors for a while - the companies which allow me to be as productive as possible on the road. I am going to be brutally honest and not sugar coat so brace...

Back from Canada

I finished my tour of The Great White North and am back in the US where I feel much more comfortable using my electronics. With my data usage I always get the feeling I will see multi-thousand dollar wireless bills...

Intel's Earnings: Good or Bad?

For decades when you purchased a new Microsoft product you knew it would take more disk space, memory and processor speed than most competitive products on the market. As an ex-MIS Director I can tell you firsthand how new Windows...

Amazon Bites Hand That Fed it

At a certain point Microsoft went from being the small friendly corner store computer company to an awe-inspiring hulking behemoth that crushed virtually any company in any market it wanted. Thousands of PC utility and other vendors have been put...

Tandberg: Year of Videoconferencing Came and Went

In tech, one of the best punch lines around was "the year of videoconferencing." Since 1990 we heard the year of videoconferencing was coming soon and dozens if not hundreds of video companies have disappeared while waiting to take advantage...

Nokia to Sell Laptops

Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo said that the company was considering entering the laptop market and this makes a great deal of sense when you realize the beating the company is taking from RIM and Apple. Nokia makes fantastic devices....

SheevaPlug and the Plug Computing Paradigm Shift

I long for the days when I could say paradigm shift with a straight face. I remember in 1998 I used to say it all the time in conversations. Portals, Ecommerce, web auctions, VoIP, etc there was so much innovation...

Ng Connect's Broadband Industry Convergence Opportunity

In 1998 I was walking the halls of a prepaid calling card trade show in New York's Javits center and I mentioned to one of the vendors that the future for service providers was enhanced services. The reply from the...

Lenovo Dual-Screen Breakthrough

 From what I can tell, I am in the minority when it comes to my laptop desires. I like the biggest screen with the largest resolution I can get while being practical which means being aware of weight and whether...

Gadgets Guilty Until Proven Innocent

In a country where citizens are proud that the rule of law says we are innocent until proven guilty, it is unusual that the US is now able to seize electronics at border crossings -- even from US citizens --...

T-Mobile Suing Starbucks

T-Mobile is already not thrilled AT&T will replace them as the service provider of choice in Starbucks stores, now the GSM-based service provider who was early to embrace WiFi is losing revenue due to the new AT&T/Starbucks promotion of free...

Tech Overload For Rich Tehrani

You may hear less from me than usual over the next week as I have a new Laptop -- a Dell M1530, a new desktop from Dell and a new HTC XV6800 (my old one had an unfortunate encounter with...

Traveling Upstate Today

I am on the road again today and I could not have picked a sunnier day to be on the road. it is cool -- about 60 degrees and not a cloud anywhere to be seen. I am actually...

More Laptop Battery Problems

You remember a few years back when Sony batteries were being recalled every few weeks from one laptop line or another. Well, we could be dealing this similar incidents again as a Samsung laptop caught fire and an LG laptop...
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