Run-up to CES 2017

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies large and small to discuss and analyze the latest developments. This year the focus of the event will be on the evolving...
Nokia – More Phoenix than Phone

Nokia – More Phoenix than Phone

In Greek mythology the Phoenix was a bird that died in flames and was then reborn from the ashes of its predecessor. Nokia’s mobile phone business has more than a passing resemblance to the Phoenix. A new company, called HMD Global will start selling a range of...
OS Wars: 2016

OS Wars: 2016

MSFT is at a crossroads.  Windows Phone market share remains insignificant.  At the time of the Nokia acquisition, the company believed it could sway developers over to the WP camp en masse once the company & OS gained some momentum.  This, in theory, was...

Intel at IFA – evolving computing but quiet on smartphones

Intel held a characteristically demo-rich press conference at IFA on September 2nd. Intel formally announced the sixth generation of its Core series processors – based on the Skylake 14nm architecture. In addition it introduced its familiar three tier positioning to...
Why Microsoft still has (a lot of) work to do…

Why Microsoft still has (a lot of) work to do…

I want to like Microsoft I really do. It’s gone from the ‘evil empire’ to plucky challenger (well, almost). But every now and then you run into a situation that beggars belief. My 12 year-old son is a Windows Phone user. He asked me, not...