Windows 8, iOS, and the future

VIA Macworld – By Jason Snell

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 15th, 2011

U.S. Patent Overhaul Won’t Help Innovators

VIA Harvard Business Review – By Rob Wheeler and James Allworth

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 15th, 2011

How Microsoft is Starting Over With Windows 8

One of the things that I have been observing as we have seen bits of Windows 8 get shared publicly, is the drastic re-thinking of the OS and the role of the OS by Microsoft.

Obviously the most …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 14th, 2011

Why Microsoft-ARM Beats Intel-Google

VIA PC Mag – By Sascha Segan

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 14th, 2011

Sorry Apple, Windows 8 Ushers in the Post-Post-PC Era

VIA Boy Genius Report – By Zach Epstein

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 13th, 2011
by Ben Bajarin   |   September 13th, 2011
by Ben Bajarin   |   September 13th, 2011

There is No Such Thing as an iPhone Killer

Samsung recently released its latest smart phone in the Galaxy S II line called the Epic 4G. Some in the media are hailing it as an iPhone killer, a statement that is at its deepest level entirely ignorant. …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 13th, 2011
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The New Apple Advantage

VIA Daring Fireball – BY John Gruber

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 12th, 2011
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Why Some Products Are Not For You

Credit – slcook52 (Sylvia) Flickr

One of my favorite commercials growing up was for a product called Bubble Tape. If you don’t know or don’t remember, Bubble Tape was six feet of bubble gum rolled up tightly …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 12th, 2011

All Eyes on Microsoft and Intel This Week

This week two industry heavyweights will be holding conferences around their companies greatest assets. Microsoft will be holding its Build Conference where they will highlight and showcase Windows 8 their next major OS release. Intel will …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 12th, 2011

iOS is Still The Best Choice For Developers

Yesterday The Yankee Group released an interesting set of findings from a research study they conducted. The crux of the article was around how Android app piracy is hurting Android developers. The report claims that because …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 9th, 2011
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What is Yahoo’s Fate?

I wish I could confidently proclaim that Yahoo’s best days are ahead or them. The fact of the matter is they are in a hole in which they can not emerge without serious help.

Yahoo like most …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 8th, 2011

Is it Time for RIM to be Acquired?

The short answer is yes. And it seems like RIM’s investors are starting to chime in and suggest the company look for a suitor.

The technology industry landscape has changed drastically in the last few months. …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 6th, 2011

Amazon Plans on Stealing Android Developers From Google

You may think such a statement sounds absurd. However if a recent report from MG Siegler at TechCrunch is true then Amazon wants to lure Android developers for their own version of Android and Kindle products.

Tim Bajarin in an …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 2nd, 2011

Android Hardware Is Too Saturated For Its Own Good

The plethora of Android devices on the market was added to in a variety of ways today with news from IFA.

My friend Evan Selleck asks a good question over at PhoneDog. Is the market being saturated with Android …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 1st, 2011

Will an HP PC Spinoff Make a Stronger Competitor?

I have been having conversations with key executives around the industry about HP’s decision to explore spinning off their Personal Systems Group, which is the group that makes their business and consumer PC’s. An interesting question that has …

by Ben Bajarin   |   September 1st, 2011

Steve Jobs and the Eureka Myth

VIA Harvard Business Review – By Adrian Slywotzky

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 30th, 2011

Why Content is the Biggest Roadblock for Apple TV

It appears as though the “Apple is making a TV” discussion is coming back around. Probably because of rumor reports that “sources in the know” are talking about a brand new product category.

Apple has a hobby business …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 30th, 2011

Why Microsoft Should Buy HTC Not Nokia

I don’t want to be in the predictions business. I like being in the industry analysis business. However to be an effective analyst and in particular focus on industry trends like my firm does we need to not …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 26th, 2011

Think Different

My favorite Apple marketing campaign by far was their “think different” campaign. I felt like that campaign profoundly spoke to me and I am a sucker for great marketing.

That slogan, I always believed, summed up Apple eloquently. …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 24th, 2011

Why the iPhone 5 Could be Apple’s Biggest Launch Yet

Yesterday Techcrunch added more fuel to the reports that the iPhone 5 will indeed be a dual CDMA / GSM world phone.

Making one single device that runs on all the worlds networks makes a great deal of sense. …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 23rd, 2011

What If Apple Puts A-Series Processors in MacBooks?

Apple Insider posted a bit of news around the rumor that someday Apple may use its own A-Series chips in products like the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. When Apple made the move to design their own ARM …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 22nd, 2011

My Advice to HP: Give All the TouchPad’s Away

Shock and Bewilderment swept the industry as well as the tech journalism and blogger community yesterday. HP announced that they are not just looking to spin off their PC business but that they are also discontinuing all webOS hardware which …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 19th, 2011

If HP spins off webOS group, HTC should buy it

VIA ZDNet – By James Kendrick

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 18th, 2011