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Going Big Screen

Going Big Screen

Eric D. Fescenmeyer February 21, 2014 1

One of the more interesting personal computing micro-trends that I’ve been intrigued with over the past year are tablets that are larger than the current ten inch offerings. The first one I saw was

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The World of the £30 Tablet

The World of the £30 Tablet

Eric D. Fescenmeyer February 7, 2014 1

About a month or so ago, Fast Company wrote a pretty interesting article posing the question, “What could you do with a $40 tablet?”, based on the release of Datawind’s £30 ($37) 7-inch tablet.

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Will Tizen and Amazon’s secret cell phone open the door for Windows?

Will Tizen and Amazon’s secret cell phone open the door for Windows?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer January 29, 2014 0

There are duelling rumours out there. One is that Amazon is going to finally launch a mobile phone in the near future. The other is the looming threat of Tizen entering the market – at MWC

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The Battle for First Loser in the Mobile Device Market

The Battle for First Loser in the Mobile Device Market

Eric D. Fescenmeyer October 25, 2013 0

Hot on the heels of ‘Android will never compete with iOS’, there was the phrase: ‘Windows phone will never gain traction in the market’. The other day, it was reported in a number of

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The Kindle and the Low End

The Kindle and the Low End

Eric D. Fescenmeyer October 8, 2013 0

Amazon has been showing off the new Kindle Fire recently, but the world is a bit different from when they launched the first version. Initially, the same concerns – processing power and  app capability

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Is Design more important than Technology?

Is Design more important than Technology?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer September 23, 2013 0

With the advent of the smart watch, the question of style has resurfaced in the computer world. Perhaps from it’s beginning, the industry has had a problem with making things look good. This can

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Does Microsoft know that tablet success means PC sales destruction?

Does Microsoft know that tablet success means PC sales destruction?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer September 16, 2013 1

It’s obvious that Microsoft knows that tablets are the future for consumer computing. They’ve invested and continue to invest heavily on the platform, both in hardware and software. The win they’re courting is the

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Firefox OS is set to take Developing Markets by Storm

Firefox OS is set to take Developing Markets by Storm

Eric D. Fescenmeyer August 21, 2013 0

The future of smartphone expansion lies in developing markets… and Eric D. Fescenmeyer believes the low-cost FireFox OS is best placed take them by storm.   When talking about technology it’s easy to get

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New Windows RT tablet. But how will they make it a success?

New Windows RT tablet. But how will they make it a success?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer August 13, 2013 2

So there’s another Window’s RT tablet coming out from Microsoft. They’re going to have another go at it, as I figured they would. While people debate the foolishness of this move, it’s a bit

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A Necessary Evil – Why Google and Microsoft Make Hardware

A Necessary Evil – Why Google and Microsoft Make Hardware

Eric D. Fescenmeyer August 8, 2013 0

With the fanfare revolving around the launch of Motorola’s new Droid X and its siblings, it reminds me of the questioning why Google bought Motorola in the first place. The prevailing wisdom was that

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