What went wrong? I'll tell you what went wrong: Microsoft execs - starting with Steve Ballmer - don't care enough about their customers.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
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 writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Comcast hired dozens of "seat-warmers" that kept others from attending a Monday FCC hearing held at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society meeting room for an FCC hearing. God forbid that the public be seen at a hearing intended to solicit public comment.
Metaram's announcement of a chipset that enables vendors to build 16 GB DRAM DIMMs may have you wondering: who needs it?It probably isn't you.
Apple rushed the latest version of OS X to market because of Steve Job's promise to the Mac faithful. And we've been paying for it ever since.
On the face of it Toshiba's HD DVD format had a lot going for it. What went wrong?
because it's clueless. You know you've got a problem when your disk drive goes ka-thunk.
Bowing to the inevitable - finally! - Hollywood Reporter says:The format war has turned into a format death watch.
The magnetic spots in disk storage are already smaller than semiconductor feature sizes, and patterned media and heat-assisted recording will allow 10 TB 2.5" disks in a few years.
Now that Netflix and Best Buy are in the Blu-ray camp and Toshiba is reportedly admitting defeat, you may be thinking about buying a Blu-ray player. I've been using a Blu-ray disk player and a half dozen Blu-ray movies for a couple of months.
Google works for the Internet. But what about your home or office intranet, and all your portable devices?