As virtually the entire consumer electronics industry throws its weight behind tablet computers, Microsoft’s global chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie said today that he did not know whether the booming new category was here to stay.
Speaking at a lunch held in Sydney by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Mundie, who reports directly to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, said he did not know whether tablets like the iPad would “remain with us or not”.… Read more --->
The recent admission by Sensis that its future lies in harnessing digital sales is a lesson for any business stubbornly clinging to well-worn strategies that at one time delivered, but no longer can.
The interesting part of yesterday’s Sensis briefing was the no doubt painful acknowledgement by chief Bruce Akhurst that it will take around three years for revenue growth in its digital business to exceed the decline in print revenue.… Read more --->
Windows Live SkyDrive gives you 25GB of free storage space so you can store and access your stuff from anywhere and at anytime.
Think of all the stuff you have on your home or work PC, and imagine how great it would be to have them accessible whenever and wherever you need them.… Read more --->
You may have seen the Windows TV commercial featuring a couple stranded at the airport with nothing to do. Thankfully they were able to go “to the cloud” to access their home PC, grab a recorded TV show, and watch it on their laptop.… Read more --->
The new Internet Explorer 9 RC (Release Candidate) is available and can be downloaded here where there are also more details.… Read more --->
Telstra is set to release a new Android-powered smartphone, the Telstra Smart-Touch, which will retail for just $99.
The Telstra Smart-Touch will be available to pre-paid customers, with no fixed-term contracts to sign. It’s being billed as the first smartphone to break the $100 barrier in Australia.… Read more --->
Colin is a 20-year-old computer science student living in London with two other students in the year 2020. He enjoys backpacking, sports, music, and gaming. He has a primary digital device (PDD) that keeps him connected 24 hours a day — at home, in transit, at school.… Read more --->
iPad holdouts can now buy the first version for more than 30 per cent cheaper as Apple slashes its prices and existing owners jump on eBay to offload in preparation for the iPad 2.
Apple Australia has confirmed that those who bought an iPad 1 within 14 calendar days of the iPad 2 announcement are entitled to a refund of the difference between the price paid and the current selling price.… Read more --->
- Front and rear-facing cameras
- Twice as fast
- Thinner than the iPhone 4
- Available in Australia on March 25
Apple’s chief executive Steve Jobs has taken the stage to unveil the iPad 2, the upgraded version of its market-leading tablet computer.
His appearance is a surprise given he announced he was taking medical leave in January as a result of pancratic cancer and a liver transplant.… Read more --->