Microsoft tablet suffers from lack of greatness

June 19, 2012

The software giant’s latest foray into consumer gadgets looks better than earlier attempts - remember Zune? That’s good, as a growth of mobile devices leaves it no choice but to compete with Apple and Android. But while its tablets show some promise, that’s probably not enough.

Bankers will give up their BlackBerries in 2011

January 4, 2011

The future is here -- it has just not yet gone corporate.

Googlephone’s influence more important than sales

December 14, 2009

The Googlephone is coming. Google is escalating its effort to upend the mobile market by introducing a phone it has designed and which is currently being tested on its pointy-headed employees.

Put BlackBerry on hold – but not for long

September 25, 2009

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is a victim of its own success. Having dominated the market for corporate e-mail devices for years, it is being forced to seek out growth in consumer markets, where, so far, it has had trouble differentiating its products.