Robin Harris

Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

Latest Posts

SSD endurance: Death by petabyte

In an endurance test six consumer-grade SSDs have been written to continuously until failure. The good news: They all exceeded their endurance specs by a substantial margin. But half have failed before reaching a petabyte of writes.

June 18, 2014 by

32 Comments 10 Votes

WWDC's biggest disappointment

There were many positive developments unveiled at Apple's recent WWDC. But one major piece of 1980s technology at the center of the Mac and iOS stack needs replacement. Tech rarely gets better with age.

June 17, 2014 by

11 Comments 1 Vote

Return of the iBook?

The rumor mill is in full cry with reports of a 12-inch iPad, or a 12-inch MacBook Air. But why both? Technical competitive analysis tells us there's an obvious — once you think about it — middle ground that moves Apple both up and down.

May 21, 2014 by

25 Comments 8 Votes