17 Jan Alienware Shoots For The Moon At CES 2019

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You don’t usually see established companies making too many big announcements at one show—perhaps a few new products and refreshes. That being said, Dell  went all in at CES 2019, with new products and major refreshes across the board for a non-gaming look at their CES 2019 announcements, check out my colleague Patrick Moorhead’s coverage. This was especially […]

17 Jan Amazon Extends Its Smart Home Lead Over Google With Keyless Options At CES 2019

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Last week I attended the annual CES conference in Las Vegas, NV, to learn about all the latest in consumer electronics. You can’t talk consumer electronics without talking about the smart home, and you can’t talk about the smart home without talking about Amazon and its pervasive Alexa voice assistant functionality, first-party devices, and licensed […]

16 Jan If The FTC Case Against Qualcomm Seems Like a Clown Show Right Now, It’s Because It Started That Way

If you haven’t been following the FTC versus Qualcomm case and are in tech, you probably should. What’s likely at stake are future inventors’ rights to monetize their inventions, the U.S. government becoming an IP price fixer, U.S. 5G competitiveness and in related industries like self-driving cars and smart cities and potentially national security. If […]

15 Jan Verizon, John Deere Bet Big On 5G At CES 2019

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I had the opportunity to attend CES 2019 in Las Vegas last week. Once relegated to consumer gadgets, the massive technology tradeshow showcased the latest in displays, computing, smart appliances, drones, and automotive technology, and much more. The event attracted close to 200,000 attendees, and 4,500 companies around the globe. I arrived at the conference […]

15 Jan AMD Surprises At CES 2019

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I spent last week in Las Vegas covering all the consumer electronics news from CES 2019. The annual conference represents an opportunity for companies both big and small to dazzle press and analysts like myself. The last time that AMD took the big stage in Las Vegas was back in 2002, when then-CEO Hector Ruiz […]

10 Jan Initial CES 2019 Observations: Patrick Moorhead

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I spent the week in Las Vegas and wanted to share with you my initial CES 2019 observations: What happened: Intelligence: Amazon Alexa dominated the show with its services and partners while Google tried really hard to catch up with Amazon, even going so far as to build a roller coaster ride to get attention. […]

10 Jan Dell Continues To Impress At CES 2019

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This week I’ve been hard at work covering all the news and announcements from CES 2019 that I humanly can. There’s plenty to chew on from companies large and small, but one company that I always follow with rapt attention is Dell Technologies. It’s been in the news lately with its DVMT conversion plan (read […]

10 Jan HP Goes Big On Displays At CES 2019

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This week I’m in Las Vegas attending CES 2019. The annual consumer electronics conference is a virtual who’s who of consumer tech, with most companies seizing the opportunity to announce flashy new products for the new year. Industry stalwart HP Inc., the #1 unit share PC manufacturer, kicked off the conference with a slate of new products geared towards […]

10 Jan Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Coverage At CES 2019

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Columns/Reports: Dell’s Service AI Integration: A Hidden Gem At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead Lenovo Boosts Legion Gaming Line At CES 2019, by Anshel Sag Amazon Extends Its Smart Home Lead Over Google With Keyless Options At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead Intel Demonstrates New Technology And Fab Progress At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead […]

07 Jan HP Inc. Takes OMEN To New Heights At CES 2019

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HP Inc. made a lot of big announcements at CES 2019, including some long-awaited OMEN products. HP  has done quite a good job of rebooting the OMEN gaming brand over the last few years and growing its overall gaming business around the brand. With the growth of PC gaming and the success of eSports, every major PC manufacturer […]

04 Jan Location-Based VR: The Next Phase Of Immersive Entertainment

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Whenever there’s a new platform, the technology industry falls over itself looking for the ‘killer app.’ With the rapid innovation and investment in the VR industry, there are a lot of people looking for their opportunity to enter the market before it hits the mainstream. While there’s widespread agreement that VR is still quite a […]

30 Dec Where Does XR Go From Here?

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2018 has been an interesting year for the XR industry. While many people try to separate the fates of VR and AR, those that work in the industry know these devices will inevitably merge into XR devices capable of both. AR and VR would struggle if they both tried to convince consumers about either or […]

13 Dec Snapdragon 855 Will Power Android Phones in 2019 With Blazing 5G And AI

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Every year, Qualcomm  releases the newest iteration of Snapdragon, the company’s smartphone platform. This year’s launch event, the Snapdragon Technology Summit, took place in Maui, Hawaii last week. One thing I noticed was that there was a stronger focus this year on connectivity and AI than there has been in the past. I don’t think […]

13 Dec Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Adds Big Performance To Its Impressive ACPC Battery Life And Connectivity

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Last week I had the pleasure of attending Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui with colleague and analyst Anshel Sag. In a separate column here, I detailed the new Snapdragon 855 smartphone chip, which promises to enable next-generation technologies such as 5G, VR, and AI, on next year’s crop of Android smartphones. The 855 represents […]

10 Dec Qualcomm Differentiates Itself And Smartphone Partners From Apple And Huawei With The Snapdragon 855

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I spent last week in Maui attending Qualcomm’s annual Snapdragon Technology Summit with my colleague and analyst, Anshel Sag. It was a tough assignment in Hawaii, but someone had to do it. I attend about fifty events per year, and the Snapdragon Summit is right there at the top- not just for the location, but […]

10 Dec Amazon AWS Expands Its Market Opportunity And Lowers Customer Costs At Re:Invent 2018

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It has been a bit over a week since AWS re:Invent 2018 ended in Las Vegas. I had the chance to attend Amazon’s premier conference for all things AWS with 50,000 other on-site participants (100,000 online) and it was a great opportunity to see what’s new in its #1 market share cloud services portfolio. The […]

12 Nov Intel’s New XMM 8160 5G Modem Brings Us Closer To Standalone 5G

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This blog includes contributions from Moor Insights & Strategy principal analyst Patrick Moorhead. Intel XMM 8160 5G modem. INTEL 5G is one of the most transformative technologies that has surfaced in the last ten years. It has the capabilities to reshape many industries including mobile devices, the IoT, smart transportation, VR, AR, manufacturing, and even the […]

11 Nov Samsung Takes Its 1.5 to 2.5B Unit Opportunity To Developers At SDC 2018

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Samsung’s DJ Koh kicks off SDC 2018.  PATRICK MOORHEAD Last week, I attended SDC 2018, Samsung’s sixth annual Developer Conference, in San Francisco, along with 5,000 other attendees. The event was a great chance to catch a glimpse of the technology that will power the coming generations of Samsung devices and services, and the company […]

05 Nov IBM Scores Another Lab Win With ‘Sierra’ Going Online At Lawrence Livermore National Labs

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LLNL With its Power9 technology, IBM has been on a roll in the HPC segment. We’ve been covering these efforts extensively at Moor Insights & Strategy, from IBM’s partnership with Google and the Department of Energy to Power9 powering the Summit supercomputer . Now IBM has announced another lab announcement with “ Sierra ,” a […]

05 Nov HP Spectre Folio: One Of The Most Unique Devices I’ve Ever Reviewed

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HP Spectre Folio.  HP INC I have spent nearly 30 years in and around the personal computer market as a PC manufacturer, for the leading PC desktop search engine of its time, a PC processor company and today with my firm researching the entirety of computing device industry.  When I was younger, I used to […]