Gartner Releases 2 Top 10 Predictions for 2013 – What are they really saying?


Gartner has released 2 set of predictions for 2013 – back to back: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013: Technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013 Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2013 and Beyond: Economic risks, opportunities and innovations that will impel CIOs to move to the next … Continue reading

12th Reason Why Windows Phone will overtake Android in 3 years


So, the news is Apple awarded $1bn in damages from Samsung in US court. Apple wins … Samsung loses … Google loses … all other Android phone maker loses … customer loses and … Microsoft wins. Why is it a win for Microsoft? The reason is obvious – any hit on Android will open a window for Windows … Continue reading

3 Thing Microsoft achieved through the launch of the Surface Tablet


Would I seriously consider buying a tablet which: Is light in weight Has an elegant, sleek and sturdy design Runs office Where the cover morphs on to be the keyboard Is attractively priced Has an acceptable battery life You bet I would. And, I am not alone in this – there are so many people … Continue reading

Succeed or Fail – Windows 8 will be a Game Changer


You may be thinking how a failure can be a game changer. Yes, it is easy to understand that if Windows 8 succeeds then the tablet and smart phone computing would be changed forever, but how can it change the game by failing? Well – if Windows 8 fails then it would be an official … Continue reading

11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years


Please hold your skepticism, keep an open mind, go through the following point and only then pass a judgment on my prediction that “3 years down Windows Phone would have overtaken Android” [Update August-2012: The 12th reason (Apple awarded 1 billion US$ but Microsoft wins)!] (1) “Mango” has received very positive response Just go through the … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Second UI Innovation


Critics have always accused Microsoft of copying UI from Apple. As Chris Madden in this interesting post point out that Apple fans state that: “…every Mac OS feature and icon eventually shows up in Windows (and in fairness many do)…” First time Microsoft came up with a revolutionary UI design was when it created the … Continue reading