Apple beats Android in the DoD, but Blackberry still rules

Most people likely believe that iOS, Android and Blackberry are all on equal footing when it comes to security - with the same chance of winning device clearance at the DoD.

Qualcomm’s amazing tech could even get Martha Stewart a date

I’m at Qualcomm’s Developer conference this week and, as you’d expect, the corporation is presenting a massive amount of technology. 

The ironic tale of Android: Microsoft’s most profitable OS

Google hit the market led by a bunch of kids fresh out of school who were more than eager to prove why their way was better.

Why Paul Otellini shouldn’t step down as Intel CEO

I spend much of my time covering CEOs. While the compensation is often spectacular, the job is a life and family killer and I’ve seen more people worse for the job then better for it. 

The impossible task of fixing Apple

It is rather interesting to watch Apple’s slide and read the speculation about what Cupertino needs to do to turn itself around. 

Why the Facebook phone could be a really bad idea

At the core of the Facebook phone lies a problem with HTC, the company allegedly tasked with manufacturing the device.    

AMD builds a game console monopoly

AMD has quietly gained control of the game consoles currently shipping (with the exception of the PS3), and the company recently confirmed it will be providing the core technology for Sony's upcoming PS4.

Nvidia's GTC: Making the imaginary real

Nvidia's GPU conference has become one of the more interesting industry events as the graphics market scales up to supercomputing and down to in-car navigation and entertainment systems.

Dell’s potential 18-inch tablet hit and remembering the 5” Streak

It is with some irony I’m looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S4 this week because it boasts a huge 5-inch screen and is expected to outsell the iPhone. 

How HP’s $170 7-inch tablet could cripple Apple

It all comes down to a perception of value. I’m not going to argue that Hewlett Packard (HP) has a chance of selling more tablets than Apple or generating more revenue.

Google Glass vs. Apple's iWatch: When will screenphones become obsolete?

I recently read a rather interesting piece in the Atlantic about the advent of the Smart Watch. This prompted me to think about the upcoming battle between the iWatch, Apple’s rumored wrist mounted device, and Google Glass which puts the display in front of your face. 

Why Nvidia's new headquarters may beat Apple’s

Nvidia today announced its new Santa Clara headquarters, which seems to rival Apple’s plans for the old HP space in Cupertino.  

Yes, Intel inside your TV could be cool but…

A number of industry heavyweights, including Microsoft, Google, and even Apple are seeking to revolutionize the current TV watching experience. Clearly, there is a quite a lot of room for improvement.   

BlackBerry launch - inspired by Steve Jobs?

I’ve often wondered why more companies don't follow the Steve Jobs script when announcing a product.

Why the PC and X86 vendors are missing the big desktop PC opportunity

One of the biggest textbook mistakes IBM ever made was agreeing with Sun that the mainframe was dead - allegedly to be replaced by PCs and client server computing.

AMD’s accidental future home vision

Last week at CES there was one presentation that prompted me to think more about the future than any other exhibit - but not exactly in the way the vendor originally intended.   

Nvidia adopts 2020 gaming model half a decade early

Of all the chip vendors, Nvidia took the biggest risks at CES this year, launching both a line of rack-mounted gaming servers and a hybrid handheld gaming device.

The hunt for the big tech product of 2013

This week kicks off the annual year-long hunt for the Big Tech Product of 2013. Fortunately, we already have some rather auspicious contenders.  

Gun Control: How technology could provide the answer neither side will see

The pro-gun control and pro-firearms folks are having a bit Scrooge post-Christmas as a New York newspaper (Journal News) posted an interactive map highlighting licensed gun owners, including their names.  

Jim Cramer vs. John McAfee: From mad to crazy

Last week Jim Cramer of Mad Money clearly was having a slow news day and felt he needed to comment about the drama surrounding John McAfee.