Monthly Archives: September 2013

Amazon’s move into overall leadership: Kindle Fire HDX with Snapdragon 800, “revolutionary on-device tech support” (Mayday), enterprise and productivity capable Fire OS 3.0 forked from Android 4.2.2 etc. PLUS a significantly enhanced, new Kindle Fire HD for a much lower, $139 price

Update about the overall strategy of Amazon: From: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Is Like King Midas in Reverse [Slate, Oct 25, 2013]Which is—nevertheless—missing the major point of Amazon strategy: smart investors continue to accelerate buying Amazon shares (from not so smart … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking and multi-window view used together for high performance productivity scenarios in the state-of-the-art UX environment of Microsoft Windows 8.1 – the ultimate solution not available with Apple and Android devices

The versions of multi-tasking and multi-window view in Windows 8.1 are already the second generations of the concept which first appeared during the preview of Windows 8 in September, 2011. Properly designed applications relying on them can not only be … Continue reading

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2nd generation Microsoft Surface family of productivity tablets priced upto $2420 (when for an All-in-One configuration)

Indeed that is a winning positioning as evidenced by thisUpdate: Delta to equip 11,000 pilots with Microsoft Surface 2 devices for their electronic flight bags [surface YouTube channel, Sept 30, 2013] Delta Air Lines is equipping its 11,000 pilots with … Continue reading

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Sinofsky’s ‘continuous productivity’ idea to be realised first in Box Notes

Box Notes brings streamlined document collaboration to Box [by Jonathan Berger on The Box blog, Sept 16, 2013] I’m excited today to introduce Box Notes, a new way to create documents and work in real-time with others on Box. Our … Continue reading

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Microsoft could be acquired in years to come by Amazon? The joke of the day, or a certain possibility (among other ones)?

Discussion with one of my friends in the profession, let’s call him Gabriel (ezt diszkutáltuk itt Gábrielként szereplő szakmai barátommal az elmúlt 24 órában): GABRIEL: “the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping most … Continue reading

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The question mark over Wintel’s future will hang in the air for two more years

This is my brief answer (details for that will come after the Acer’s opinion) to:Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder [DIGITIMES, Sept 10, 2013] Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer … Continue reading

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The long awaited Windows 8.1 breakthrough opportunity with the new Intel “Bay Trail-T”, “Bay Trail-M” and “Bay Trail-D” SoCs?

“Bay Trail” was, and still is a highly secretive project inside Intel as you could see from this latest video Update: New Atom Chip, Bay Trail: Great User Experience and Battery Life [channelintel YouTube channel, Sept 26, 2013] An Intel … Continue reading

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