For Microsoft CEO: Marissa Mayer, not Alan Mulally

Alan Mulally has an outstanding track record from Ford Motor and Boeing , but most likely wouldn’t be the right guy to lead Microsoft  to success. Rather, what Microsoft needs to become relevant in the consumer space again are Marissa Mayer and Yahoo! The new...

Microsoft Moves to Copy Apple and Google

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s  smartphone business should come as no surprise to those who have watched Microsoft over the last year. The strategy has turned into copying Apple  Apple and Google more and more, and for good reason. Let’s count...

The Real Meaning of Moto X

Google’s Motorola is set to launch the long-awaited Moto X smartphone on August 1. The major question that arises is: How can this device differentiate itself in the market? There have been more leaks around the Moto X than I can count. Some of them may be true;...

Google Likely to Replace Android with Chrome

The biggest smartphone technology event in a decade may be just one year away. Google  appears to be working hard to replace Android with its current PC desktop/laptop operating system, Chrome OS — commonly referred to as “Chromebook” and...

Google Launches the Bugatti of Laptops

I’m typing this review on the coolest piece of hardware in the market today, the Google Pixel. If you can afford to spend $1,299 or $1,449 on a laptop, this should be your next productivity device. Google’s other current laptops are among the least...

Getting Tesla Wrong

Leading up to Tesla’s quarterly report, I was under the impression that the consensus was overwhelmingly bearish. Short interest was high, and there is no shortage of opinionated articles proclaiming electric cars to be terrible, dead and un-investable. With...

Life With Google Chromebook: Mac/Windows Killer

What’s better than the best customer support in the world? No need for customer support, that’s what. And that is the story of the best PC in the world, the Google  Chromebook. Once upon a time, in the 1990s, I wasted probably 100-plus hours per year on...