Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Following up on my post in April, Microsoft have announced that Windows 8 will be revised.  The news is catching up  with the views again, as many tech commentators have voiced their concerns since the launch of Windows 8 seven months ago.  Hopefully the update from Microsoft will address consumer concerns about the ribbon interface, […]


Gartner have published a forecast of smartphone device sales up to 2015 that indicates a continuing trend of market share growth for the Android operating system. The forecast asserts that Android will be pre-installed on just under 50% of all smartphone devices by 2012; as the os spreads down the price chain to feature on […]


Following up on the Nokia news yesterday, the big reveal today is the new partnership between Microsoft and Nokia. Read more: Here Nokia developed their Symbian platform (the old Psion os warhorse) into a reasonably capable smartphone operating system. But Nokia were planning to progress into further development and adoption of their Maemo operating system […]


Nokia’s new CEO, Stephen Elop, has clearly flagged the difficulties faced by the brand in a leaked internal memo Here. The scale of the decline in market share has been accute over the last 3 years, dropping from 38% market share in 2009 to 28% in 2010 alone according to IDC. Apple, Blackberry, HTC and […]


Microsoft created something right with Bing; a search engine that finds what you search for and does look great, because of its background images. The launch of Bing was quite a coup for Microsoft, because they hadn’t performed well in the search engine space, but started to gain some traction with a clearly differentiated product. […]



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