Tag: Microsoft

Department of Defense licenses $617 million in Microsoft products - http://www.techradar.com/us/news/software/department-of-defense-licenses-617-million-in-microsoft-products-1122883 I could end the article there really. The enterprise space is still in love with Microsoft.

As various venders make a play for the enterprise market I wonder what it is that makes for a good enterprise tablet. Apple’s iPad is the king of the consumer market but with Microsoft still placed as the enterprise technology incumbent there is real potential for Windows 7, and now Windows 8, based tablets to […]

Last week saw the iPads second birthday. With the third generation iPad 3 expected later this year and with Apples latest profit announcement, coupled with a corporate vision to see it become the defacto ‘standard’ for schools and colleges, it is hard to see its dominance being curtailed any time soon. This should be a […]

Yesterday Google took their turn in the latest round of the smart phone wars when it was announced that Google is to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn. Motorola split their business sometime ago with Mobility being the development and manufacture of mobile phones arm. It seems that, for now at least, Google will continue to […]

There is a lot of buzz about HTML5 right now. I tend to follow quite a few of the movers and shakers in the tech world who constantly jump ship to the next big thing, forever investing their time and effort in the latest technology. When said technology eventually becomes mature enough to actually use, another new […]

A long time ago, when people bought mobile phones to make phone calls and Apps were still a twinkle in Steve Jobs eye, I had a rather clunky Samsung clam-shell with a green and black screen. I was quite pleased with it. Until that is, I saw a Nokia. Nokia phones were everywhere. They were […]

In the world of the smart phone platforms there are currently two extremes of approach when it comes to Apps. At one end Apple with iOS and The App Store. At the other end you have Google with its Android system and the Android Market. The Apple ecosystem is a tightly controlled walled garden. They rigorously control […]