In August 2011, I outlined why I believed that Chrome was more important to Google than Android. At first blush, this sounds kind of crazy, but when you look at the bigger strategic picture it makes sense.
The low-cost tablet invasion is in full swing and it will only help drive more and more people to tablets as their primary mobile computing devices.
I’m baffled. As an industry observer and analyst who studies this industry and the companies within it, I am baffled by how Wall Street thinks about Apple.
The basic idea is that the smartphone itself is your PC and then docks into some type of shell. Various technologies have emerged that could make this vision a reality relatively soon.
The market will move from innovation to mass commercialization in three- to four-year cycles rather than 10-year cycles like before, causing chaos for companies who do not understand it and make adjustments.
To think that Apple won’t use its experience to disrupt other markets is shortsighted. It might take time, but Apple is more than capable of continuing to innovate and drive markets in new directions
The PC industry is observing one of the most significant times of change it has ever seen. I do not believe every company will survive this disruption, or at least continue in their current form.
While I very much welcome the discovery nature of Facebook’s Graph Search, in concept, at a very personal level I think we need to approach it with concern about what it can index about us.
Two things stood out to me as major themes at CES this year.
Over the next two to three years, I believe we will see thousands of sensor-based products tied to apps on our smartphones.
There’s no question that the PC industry has taken a back seat to the tablet phenomenon.
From new innovations, changes in the PC landscape and mobile technology transforming the way people work, learn, communicate and play, this should be a most interesting year in the world of technology