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Innovation means change, and consumers tend to react badly to change. (Look at how Windows 8 is working out.) Can technology companies innovate without moving the cheese...?
Windows 8 has shifted the focus to tablets and convertibles. But there's still no substitute for a real laptop, and there is plenty of room left for innovation. For the past few weeks, I've been trying out several laptops that are leading the way.
Nokia will use a Windows Phone-S40 pincer movement to tackle the threat posed by low-cost Androids, particularly in China.
Windows 8 offers plenty of innovation -- maybe even too much. Business and IT decision makers have a lot to consider when it comes to Windows 8 deployments. Here's a deep dive on the big issues.
The sluggish global PC industry will receive a boost from the launch of Windows 8 devices and clearance of Windows 7 devices, but it will still face long-term challenges from other form factors and lack of innovation.
Actual Transparent Window is an innovative Windows desktop enhancement which allows setting any level of transparency for any particular...
Despite the sluggish PC market Intel isn't backing down from its lofty goals for Ultrabooks because it anticipates a fast ramp of Windows 8 PCs, including lots of clamshells and convertibles with touchscreens. And it promises the upcoming Haswell processors will usher in a new era of innovation.
In 1988, Windows 2.0 triggered Apple's first interface trial. That copyright suit offers a key lesson in innovation: There's more than one way to paint a GUI.
Apollo DVD to iPhone is an innovative Windows application that transposes your favorite DVD movies to Apple iPhone player directly....
Spurred on by technological innovation including the launch of Windows 8, IDC predicts steady growth in the market until 2016 -- but reduced from earlier predictions.
Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Linux's father, is proud of where Ubuntu is going and thinks that the next version will bring real desktop user experience innovation "before it shows up in Windows or MacOS."
Southwall Technologies' new Heat Mirror innovation enables windows to be finetuned for hot or cold climates.
Windows has to be all things to all people, and that causes fights. The fights that the Windows 8 demos shown this week are about old versus new, thin versus rich, touch versus mouse, innovation versus legacy investment - and they're pretty much all missing the point.
The lineup of cell phones has expanded a bit, but a significant number of what we see in that category are updates to existing models. The real innovation in the mobile phone world is in the area of smartphones where we see the Apple iPhone, Palm WebOS, Google Android, RIM BlackBerry, and Microsoft Windows Mobile devices taking us to places we have never been before. This holiday season there is a huge selection for you to choose from on every carrier and several exciting devices will be launching throughout November. There are so many to choose from that we can't cover them all here so I will present you with one smartphone from each carrier and one SIM-unlocked one.
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I thought Microsoft officials might drop a hint or two at today's Financial Analyst Meeting about Windows Mobile 7, the company's next big release of its mobile operating system, to show that innovation really is possible in the WinMo business. Or maybe offer up a quick demo of the Microsoft "Pink" phone. But no such luck.
Windows 7: Paint a Lemon and Call it Innovation?Author: Eric EversonIn the automotive industry junk cars are dubbed lemons; these are the junkers that shady auto dealers repaint and polish just to make the cars more attractive to unsuspecting car buyers.
The federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research has flagged plans to replace a desktop computer supply contract held until recently by Dell, as part of a broader move to Windows Vista and Office 2007.
When reporters accept an obviously phony demo of ideas from the 1970s as proof of Microsoft's commitment to innovation it's time to wonder just how clued in any of the people involved really are.
This update to the S710 adds little apart from 3G/HSDPA connectivity. In fact, the S730 is slightly heavier than its predecessor and delivers less battery life. Whether you go for the S730 will depend largely on how much you need 3G.
Nokia markets their Nseries mobile devices as "multimedia computers" and for the most part they do serve as excellent audio and video platforms. The Nseries also comes loaded with other productivity applications, like thw QuickOffice viewer application. Their Eseries line is targeted towards the enterprise user and comes loaded with the full version of QuickOffice that lets you view and edit documents. You can also upgrade the view-only version to an editable version and I'll be posting some thoughts on the latest and greatest version in a week or two. One great thing about the Palm, Windows Mobile, and S60 platforms is the number of 3rd party applications that address all your specific needs and competition in the 3rd party application market drives innovation. The biggest competitor to QuickOffice is MobiSystems OfficeSuite and I had a chance to load version 4, which adds PowerPoint viewing capability, onto a Nokia N95 and take it for a test drive.
Ars Technica is reporting this morning that Microsoft and OLPC are not actually working together to bring the Windows Innovation Suite to the XO (the latest incarnation of OLPC's hardware). OLPC has clarified that, despite reports and a good deal of media hype (OLPC to run Windows?
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