Category Archives: tablet

31 Aug 2012

Will Windows 8 hybrids kill laptops and ultrabooks?

Raj Bhatt

Most PC companies are lining up tablets, hybrids and Touch-screen ultrabooks using the Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems to be launched in October 2012 (click here for a Technically Personal article on the topic). I wonder whether the Windows 8 hybrids will kill the Ultrabooks category? and what will happen to good old [...]

desktop, HP, hybrid, laptop, pricing, Samsung Series 7, Spectre XT, SSD, tablet, ultrabook, Windows 8

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27 Jul 2012

Is Windows 8 doomed?

Raj Bhatt

Mr Hampton of Bronte Capital published a blog article called “Changing my mind on Microsoft” . He opines that Windows 8 will be a failure because it does not adapt to the usage behavior of different usage situations (tablet, desktop, phone): Windows 8 was to serve a dual purpose. It was to be above all [...]

.Net, desktop, laptop, Microsoft, tablet, Windows 8

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05 May 2012

Whither Blackberry?

Raj Bhatt

Samsung and Apple are winning the war of smartphones (through different strategies…Apple through a single elegant phone built on its proprietary OS and Samsung through a rapid launch of a  slew of multiple sized devices built on Android). The chart above is taken from a recent Time article. In the meanwhile, RIMM (and its Blackberry) [...]

BBM, Blackberry, Dell, HP, smartphone, tablet

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