20 Feb Can Mobile World Congress Barcelona Deliver A Better Wireless Future?

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GSMA   “Creating a better future” is the mantra for this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. From February 26th through March 1st, over 100,000 attendees are expected to descend upon the picturesque city for the premier wireless tradeshow. Their end-goal? To learn more about the latest in wireless devices, infrastructure, and services—and enjoy […]

19 Feb HP Inc. Expands Device-As-A-Service Offering With Apple, Workstations And VR

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HP will offer Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs in its DaaS program Whether it’s Microsoft Azure IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-service), Salesforce.com SaaS (software as a service), Uber (rides), VRBO (homes) and even HomeAdvisor (people), “X”-as-a-Service is one of the biggest trends in technology right now. XaaS has been enabled by reducing friction between the buyer and the […]

12 Feb Apple HomePod Review: Big League Sound, Minor League Smarts

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The new Apple HomePod. Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat— Apple ’s new HomePod is the highest fidelity “smart” speaker I’ve ever listened to. All the Super Bowl-like media hype (especially from Apple) over the past several months about HomePod’s audio excellence set a high bar that I doubted even […]

07 Feb HP Inc. Ups The Ante With New Mainstream Business Notebooks And Mobile Workstations

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New mainstream HP EliteBook 800 notebook line. HP Inc. has been on a roll lately, recently re-attaining the #1-unit market share position in PCs. Today the personal computing and printing company announced new iterations of its mainstream (not premium) EliteBook 800 Series notebooks and ZBook portable workstation line, geared towards a younger, more “modern” workforce […]

31 Jan Paladin Armor Seeks To Redefine Smart Home Security

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Paladin Armor, Inc. “Home security” is a broadly defined moniker that in my view does a disservice—no single company owns the home security ecosystem because it is so large, and glutted with many “me too” products. The sheer expansiveness of the category can overwhelm the average consumer, and the amount of very similar smart products […]

30 Jan Review: Lenovo Mirage Solo And Mirage Camera

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I spent the last few months traveling around the world with the LenovoMirage Camera and the Mirage Solo. I’m reviewing these two devices together because I believe that their fates are intertwined. I am also going to provide commentary on Google GOOGL +0.52%’s strategy as well because these devices are the flagship products for Google’s Daydream platform. Since Lenovo […]

24 Jan New Dell And HP Laptops Harness The Power Of Intel And AMD

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There was a plethora of major announcements at CES 2018, but in the frenzy of things, many may have overlooked two very attractive laptops: the Dell XPS 15 and the Spectre x360 15. The reason why Dell and HP ’s new 15” laptops are such a big deal is that they’ve successfully taken the chip-level […]

24 Jan Storage Industry 2018: Predictions For The Year To Come

When it comes to storage, this new year certainly won’t be boring. A number of technologies and market movements have been percolating over the past few years and will reach full steam in 2018—impacting the landscape for enterprise suppliers and enterprise buyers alike. There is a lot to cover, so let’s dive in. The year […]

21 Jan HP Announces New Premium Notebooks, Game Streaming, Alexa Desktop And 3D Cameras At CES 2018

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Continuing our coverage of CES 2018, today I will be providing a rundown of all the new products unveiled by HP, Inc. at the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.  You can see all of our analyst’s CES 2018 content here. HP is now the #1-unit market share leader in PCs and printers and […]

16 Jan Why Qualcomm Doesn’t Need NXP Or Broadcom To Grow

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Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon talks press and analysts through Qualcomm’s $150B SAM at CES 2018 Over the past week, Qualcomm has made some unprecedented financial and business disclosures at CES 2018 and today in an investor video which has me thinking a lot about the company and its future with and without NXP and Broadcom. […]

14 Jan Dell Showcases New XPS Notebooks, Cinema Portfolio And Wins 87 Awards At CES 2018

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Dell PC President Sam Burd opens up Dell’s CES 2018 press conference Over the past two weeks, half of the Moor Insights & Strategy team and I have been knee-deep in CES 2018 coverage, publishing rundown after rundown of announcements coming out of the event and weighing in on them with our sometimes snarky opinions. […]

03 Jan 6 Big Predictions For The Smart Home/Security Space In 2018

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2018 promises to be an interesting year for the smart home and security industry. We’ll undoubtedly see many new products and solutions designed make our lives easier and more productive, so that we can focus on the things that matter to us most. After all, isn’t that the goal of a winning consumer technology product? […]

26 Sep Microsoft Further Differentiates Itself With Enterprises At Ignite 2017

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella headlines Ignite 2017 This week I’m in Orlando attending Microsoft Ignite and Envision 2017, the company’s annual conference dedicated to all things for enterprise IT and business executives. I’m no stranger to Ignite—I try to attend every year to hear the latest on what Microsoft has been cooking up for big […]

09 Aug SIGGRAPH 2017: Bring VR Into The Next Phase

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SIGGRAPH signage (photo source; Anshel Sag) Four years ago at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim, I witnessed something that set me on the career path that I am on today: for the first time, I caught a glimpse of what was possible with VR at an industry level, with multiple major companies starting to get serious […]

08 Aug IBM Plays With The AI Giants With New, Scalable And Distributed Deep Learning Software

I’ve been following IBM’s AI efforts with interest for a quite a while now. In my opinion, the company jump-started the current cycle of AI with the introduction of Watson back in the 2000s and has steadily been ramping up its efforts since then. Most recently, I wrote about the launch of PowerAI, IBM’s software […]

31 May It’s A 5G Land Of Confusion: AT&T And Verizon Muddy The Waters

5G, or Fifth Generation, is the next iteration of wireless telecommunications promising to deliver unbelievable speed to your mobile phone or connected device as well as support more devices, improve reliability, and deliver longer battery life. Published in March of this year, the new 5G Radio standard was set by the governing body 3GPP or 3rd Generation Partnership […]

25 May Intel Absolutely A Player To Be Reckoned With In Autonomous Driving Technology

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This Audi self-driving car I rode in looked surprisingly normal- with no computer in the trunk! Earlier this month, I attended Intel’s first Autonomous Driving Workshop in San Jose, where press and analysts enjoyed demonstrations and talks from both Intel, and a handful of their partners—BMW, Delphi, Ericsson, and HERE. The tangible news, perhaps, was […]

20 May AMD’s Financial Analyst Day 2017: On The Cusp Of Greatness Again?

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AMD CEO Lisa Su shows AMD’s market focus at AMD’s FAD 2017 I attended Advanced Micro Devices’ Financial Analyst Day (FAD) last Tuesday at their headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA. While I am not a financial analyst, but rather an industry analyst, I am looking for different signals than that audience, but I have found the […]

13 Mar Google Cloud Next ’17: Impressive, But Hard To Find Definitive Differentiators After Day 1

I attended Google’s annual, enterprise-focused event, Google Cloud Next ’17, last week in San Francisco, paying close attention to all the announcements coming out of the three-day event. I attended their industry analyst event as well, held the day before. The conference is Google’s chance to showcase its achievements from the past year, as well […]

23 Feb NVIDIA GeForce Has Moved From Graphics Card To Gaming Platform

NVIDIA is coming off the best year in the company’s history thanks to the growth of AI and NVIDIA’s position in that market. However, if you look at NVIDIA’s latest earnings, over 60% of their revenue still comes from gaming. NVIDIA’s gaming division had a fantastic quarter with 67% growth which I attribute a lot […]