Nokia’s Last Stand

Nokia officially announced its long rumored and recently outed Windows Phone 8 devices with Lumia 920 (Phi) and Lumia 820 (Arrow). Stephen Elop, CEO of Nokia announced these devices earlier today in New York. The premium 920 boasts specs and features on par with the best the smartphone industry has to offer while the mid-end┬áLumia…

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Apple vs. Samsung: It affects you.

Like many of you, I have been following the Apple vs. Samsung case with great interest. As a mobile technologist, it affects every aspect of the business I am in and beyond that, this is one of if not the largest technology patent litigation, in, ever. On Friday evening, Judge Lucy Koh’s jury in San…

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The new iPad

I had a speculative post on the next iPad last week and turns out, much of it was true. And one of the suggested pricing options ended up being the chosen one. Obviously, much of it was writing on the wall. Nevertheless, Apple delivered on much of what was expected. Without further ado, here is…

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The rise of the superphone

It used to be that the smartphone was the┬ádata and media capability rich big brother to the humble voice capability focused feature phone. That was until the iPhone and to a certain degree the first Droid phone arrived. Today, we dont talk much about smartphones as being the cool devices to desire. Instead we have…

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The Windows Tablet

After multiple false starts over the years, the first meaningful tablet play from Microsoft was formally announced this week. It borrows heavily from its well-intended but not so successful (not yet atleast) Metro UI for the Windows Phone 7 platform. Microsoft is betting the farm on this design, so much so, even their analyst day…

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The post-PC era

The term “post-PC” has been getting increased attention over the last few months. None more than today when the venerable Hewlett Packard, the king of PC’s humbly admitted that the PC era was over. It was a tacit acknowledgement that they didn’t not move fast enough to adapt. But there are some contradictions in the…

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