Monthly Archives: March 2013

Windows RT Buzz: only the naming will disappear?

Microsoft defends Windows RT as necessary disruption [CNET, March 21, 2013]vs.Microsoft to merge Windows RT into next-generation Windows OS [DIGITIMES, March 27, 2013] These headlines tell everything. And don’t forget, end of March is the end of PRISM when all … Continue reading

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The endgame for ST-Ericsson, other SoC vendors like Allwinner to benefit tremendously from Ericsson’s advanced thin modems

As ST-Ericsson: Fundamental repositioning for modem, APE and ModAps spaces [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, Oct 8, 2012] was considered impossible after STMicroelectronics and Texas Intruments are exiting the mobile market as there is no chance to compete with aggressive SoC vendors … Continue reading

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New and successful “post feature phone” business of Nokia with a new set of risks and uncertainties

Nokia successfully got over the “post feature phone” situation described a year ago as: … many mid-range to high-end feature phones increasingly offer access to the Internet and applications and provide more smartphone-like features and design, blurring the distinction between … Continue reading

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Nokia’s expanded, new risks and uncertainties for its Windows Phone strategy for 2013

According to the Nokia SEC filing for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 (FY12) vs. that of the Nokia SEC filing for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 (FY11): As per the “Risks and Uncertainties” sections in both, … Continue reading

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Simpler, more focused and human friendly social media–that’s the future?

It’s Official: Teens Are Bored With Facebook [Business Insider, March 3, 2013] Teenagers are a good measure of what’s “cool.” Observing which apps they use and how they interact with technology can help the rest of us spot budding trends. … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Future Vision: Live, Work, Play [March 1, 2013]

http://aka.ms/envision – Technology could transform our life at work, on the go, and at home. This is a snapshot of what the future will look like five to ten years from now. In the years ahead, technology will amplify our … Continue reading

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5G WiFi with Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac Miracast™ from Broadcom for streaming content to UHD (4K) TVs as well

If one has $17K to spend on LG’s 84LM960V UHD (4K) TV already equipped with Broadcom’s BCM43526 chip for 5G WiFi/IEEE 802.11ac transceiver functions, as well as some more for a ’2013 vintage’, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™ … Continue reading

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