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June 19, 2012  3:24 AM

Microsoft’s Folly: Trying to Build A Combined PC and Post-PC Device

Posted by: Ron Miller
Apple, iPad, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, mobile, tablet

[caption id="attachment_1244" align="alignright" width="280" caption="With The Surface tablet/laptop hybrid, Microsof is trying to be both a PC and Post-PC Device in one, and it needs to give up the PC to succeed in the future."]

June 7, 2012  11:20 AM

Apps Pull Ahead of Browser in Latest comScore Mobile Report

Posted by: Ron Miller
Apps, Browser, mobile

[caption id="attachment_1234" align="alignright" width="350" caption="comScore found that apps made gains over browser usage on mobile devices in its latest report, a somewhat surprising finding considering the promise of HTML5."]

June 5, 2012  2:36 PM

Data-only Plans: A Remarkably Good idea

Posted by: Ron Miller
AT&T, data plans, mobile, mobile business

[caption id="attachment_1228" align="alignright" width="233" caption="AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson predicted there would be data-only plans within two years, and this seems like a remarkably good idea, especially from the mouth of the AT&T CEO."]

May 31, 2012  5:44 AM

Tim Cook Says Tablets Must Leave PC Legacy Behind

Posted by: Ron Miller
Apple, iPad, mobile, tablets, Tim Cook

Tim Cook had a coming out party of sorts this week at All Things Digital's D10 Conference. More and more, the Apple CEO is finding his own way and...

May 29, 2012  2:08 PM

Mobile Payments on Upward Trajectory Says Gartner

Posted by: Ron Miller
Gartner, mobile, mobile payments, Near Field Communication, NFC

[caption id="attachment_1214" align="alignright" width="267" caption="Mobile payments are still in their infancy, but poised for big growth in the coming years."]   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 24, 2012  11:34 AM

Mobile Data Site Illustrates Consumerization of Big Data

Posted by: Ron Miller
Big Data, Google, mobile

[caption id="attachment_1201" align="alignright" width="344" caption="Using data from the Our Mobile planet site I was able to easily create this chart."]   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 15, 2012  8:28 AM

Oracle Declares War On Cloud and Open Source

Posted by: Ron Miller
Cloud, Google, Java, lawsuits, mobile, Sun

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. ~Dylan Thomas, Do not go gentle into that good night [caption id="attachment_1193" align="alignright" width="340" caption="Oracle's...

May 9, 2012  11:07 AM

iPhone Might be Too Successful for Providers

Posted by: Ron Miller
Apple, AT&T, iPhone, mobile, smart phones, Sprint

[caption id="attachment_1187" align="alignright" width="350" caption="iPhone has been tremendously successful, perhaps a little too successful from network provider perspective."]

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May 4, 2012  9:40 AM

There could be more to RIM than fading US sales

Posted by: Ron Miller
Apps, Blackberry, Blackberry 10, mobile, Playbook, RIM

[caption id="attachment_1179" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Blackberry has faced years of steep and steady decline in US sales, but its CEO says there is more to the company than the US market. For its sake, there had better be."]

May 2, 2012  1:19 PM

RIM Teeters on the Edge of Oblivion

Posted by: Ron Miller
Blackberry, market share, mobile, RIM

RIM has been preaching to its last loyal followers this week down in Orlando, Florida, and as my colleague Wayne Rash pointed out, Blackberry 10 must succeed or that's all...

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