Unfiltered Opinion : January 2017 Archives

The real truth about technology and IT

The Deep Learning HR Service That Could Have Made Carly Fiorina President

30 Jan, 2017

Analyst Rob Enderle looks at the problem that Fiorina needed to solve, the tool he recently ran into that could have solved it, and the future of deep learning in HR. ...More >

The Most Interesting Things from the BlackBerry Analyst Forum

27 Jan, 2017

It is going to take us awhile to see BlackBerry as something other than a smartphone and secure email vendor. However, at the analyst event, it showcased powerful arguments that it had moved on. ...More >

NVIDIA Could Be Kingmaker as Linux, BlackBerry, Microsoft Battle for the Connected Car

20 Jan, 2017

We are waiting for the same kind of moment that Microsoft and IBM made when they partnered on DOS and the modern PC was born, to define the self-driving car segment. ...More >

FTC vs. Qualcomm: More Than the Sum of Its Parts

19 Jan, 2017

An FTC action against Qualcomm, says analyst Rob Enderle, may turn out to be the poster child for poor tactical thinking. ...More >

Why Ethics Recommendations Are Making Things Worse

13 Jan, 2017

You should never mix up what you have the right to do with doing the right thing. If you do, it will likely end badly for you and your firm. While the perception of an ethics problem is important, it is far more important to focus on behaving ethically. ...More >

The Intel Compute Card: Modular Computers Are Reborn

12 Jan, 2017

It is interesting to see the PC industry evolve. In this case, from large dedicated PCs to small card-like devices that can be built into a variety of increasingly connected devices in all shapes, sizes and colors. ...More >

How Dell Beat Apple on the Desktop at CES Using a Dolby Practice

09 Jan, 2017

Dell, in a process very similar to Dolby’s, brought in musicians, artists and companies to help it build the next-generation iMac without Apple. The XPS 27 and Dell Canvas 27, are nothing short of amazing. ...More >

At CES 2017: ODG and Qualcomm Just Made AR/VR Glasses Viable

06 Jan, 2017

These glasses from ODG set a new bar for AR/VR solutions because they don’t force a choice between AR and VR. They do both, they don’t look embarrassingly bad, they can either stand alone or connect to a smartphone, and they are relatively affordable. ...More >

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