We could say Happy Birthday to the iPhone, but that would be under reporting the news. More important than the iPhone’s 5th birthday is the mobile era it introduced. Phones became more than just voice and messaging devices. They became productivity and entertainment powerhouses
Last week’s mobility news was led by Apple. This week seemed to be all Microsoft. The surprise announcement of the Microsoft Surface tablet / ultrabook hybrid Monday and Windows Phone 8 Wednesday gave the mobility ecosystem a lot to digest. However, there was other news as well.
IDC just upped its estimated to global tablet sales for 2012…again. In March, IDC raised its estimate by 21% to 106 million units and now has raised it again to 107.4 million units just three months later. Analysts of all stripes underestimated the demand for iPads and Kindle F
Microsoft is attempting to change more than itself. With Metro, it hopes to shift the rules of the programming across device platforms altogether. Yesterday I outlined how different Metro and Windows 8 are from the previous Microsoft programming approach. It is a radical departure and
The 3 operating system (OS) experiment had been going well. Then I ran into an issue that first cropped up while at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY conference. WordPress is not optimized for the iPad. At least it’s not optimized for creating and editing content even if i