BlackBerry's CEO really understands post-PC, but he seems unkeen to take a leadership position on the evolution of tablet devices...
Matt Baxter-Reynolds blogs on the changing face of software development in a post-PC world.
Matt Baxter-Reynolds is a mobile software development consultant and technology sociologist based in the UK. His next book, "Death of the PC" is out in September.
Microsoft's new vision of Windows might make sense to consumers, but for enterprises, is there any draw to using anything other than the desktop?
I bought a 'developer preview' Firefox OS phone to try. It's a pleasant little smartphone with the promise of making good, cheap smartphones a possibility.
Oh, Bill, people don't want Office on their iPads. Or Nexus 7s. Or maybe even their Surfaces.
With the introduction of the HP Slate 7 (a pretty decent Android tablet for very little money), HP has firmly kicked off the race to the bottom on Android tablet pricing. But that could be good news for Microsoft.
As we get closer to a point where mere mortals users might be able to get their hands on Glass, exactly how will mere mortal developers write apps for them?
There's been much made of 'the death of Windows' or 'the death of the PC' over the past six months, but I've started to wonder recently what people actually mean when they say 'the PC is dying'?
Consumers seem to prefer smaller tablets, and its down to the OEMs to try and turn out Windows tablets that work well at this smaller scale. But OEMs could muck it up for everyone.
Apparently, people aren't buying Chromebooks. Or they're buying them, but not using them. But does that actually matter?
If we're not going to get Office for the iPad until late 2014, and we seem to be doing alright without it now, is it even something we need in our lives?