Microsoft – Back to the ’90s?

First we had Microsoft ‘annoying’ its OEM partners with its own tablet (see my previous post..) and now – it seems – the company may – or may not – be introducing its own smartphone: http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/smart-phones/microsoft-to-build-its-own-windows-phone/240012727 This is starting to … Continue reading

Apple and the cult of ‘Arrogance’

Much has been said in the press recently about the perceived ‘arrogance’ of Apple’s response to quality issues with the release of the iPhone 5, and the mapping fiasco, and – recently – the less-than-stellar release of the iPad Mini..     … Continue reading

4G – Bragging Rights, but Not Much Else – Yet…

After all the hype about ‘Everything Everywhere’ (a brand ripe for parody, if ever there was one) and their announcement of tentative ”4G” services in (parts of) the UK, there have been several articles commenting on the perils of early-adopters … Continue reading