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5 PC Trends We Noticed at CES 2014 | Digital Trends

admin/ January 14, 2014/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

Computers aren't the centerpiece of the Consumer Electronics Show, not only because of the rise of new technologies, but also because of a shift away from the show by many PC manufacturers. … The “inconvenience” of connecting your phone to your PC to transfer data may seem like #firstworldproblems, but Apple's iCloud and a variety of Wi-Fi sync apps for Android have already shown that this is a feature people want

“Microsoft Windows Forever and Ever?” (Windows Magazine, June …

Andy Williams/ September 18, 2013/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

[Here's another article I published back in 1996, this one predicting the problems that Microsoft would face as it continued to advance the Windows operating system. While I didn't anticipate in this article the rise of post- PC devices, nor the return of Steve Jobs to Apple and subsequent transformation of NeXTstep into OS X, I was spot-on in predicting that 95% of desktops would still be running Windows in 2006; it's pretty much that same percentage (91%) today.

The five stages of killing a tech product

Andy Williams/ March 27, 2013/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

PC manufacturers have been baffled by the rise of smartphones and tablet computers – vendors like Dell , HP and Acer have been miserable at moving into the new product lines and they hoped that Microsoft could help arrest …