Trends and predictions

Audio and video 2013

Cell phones with build in cameras are replacing cheap pocket size digital cameras and video cameras. Best cell phone cameras can be better in many ways than cheap pocket digital cameras from few years back. And most people do not want to carry separate devices for each function (at least without a very good reason),

Computer technologies for 2013

Gartner believes that software and hardware companies do better in 2013 than last year. I hope so this happens, it would be good for the industry. Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending Forecast to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2013. That would be 4.2 percent increase from 2012 spending. At the moment uncertainties surrounding prospects for an

Intel’s New Chips at CES

Intel’s talking about its new stuff at CES. Gizmodo article Intel’s New Chips: Everything You Need to Know gives you the latest details on Touch, Live Pay TV, Atom phones, all-day battery life for Intel Core computers. Nowadays it seems that CES is the World’s Greatest Hardware Show Stuck in a Software Era. For a

Aftermath: Hot trends 2012

I wrote in the beginning of the year 2012 a blog article Hot trends for 2012 that tried to predict trends for year 2012. Now when year 2013 has started here is my aftermath how well my article predicted last year. So here are my comments on how well the predictions went. I use symbol

What Wired imagined 2013 to be 10 years ago

Predicting the future is hard, but that doesn’t stop many of us from trying. The Future Is Now: What We Imagined for 2013 — 10 Years Ago article tells that ten years ago Wired magazine boldly declared that we’d be living with phones on our wrists, data-driven goggles on our eyes and gadgets that would

Aftermath: Security trends 2012

I wrote in the beginning of the year a blog article Security trends for 2012 that tried to predict security trends for this year. No the year is near the ends, so here is my aftermath how well my article (based on many sources) predicted this year. So here are my comments on how well

HTML5 specification published

W3C has published the full definitions of the HTML5 and Canvas 2D specifications and is now moving on to interoperability and performance testing. The W3C settling on a specification for HTML5 should mean that web browser developers can now provide support for a common set of functions rather than implementing parts of the specification. The

Who's who of cloud market

Seemingly every tech vendor seems to have a cloud strategy, with new products and services dubbed “cloud” coming out every week. But who are the real market leaders in this business? Gartner’s IaaS Magic Quadrant: a who’s who of cloud market article shows Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IaaS. Research firm Gartner’s answer lies in its

3D printing is hot

3D Printing Flies High now. Articles on three-dimensional printers are popping up everywhere these days. And nowadays there are many 3D printer products. Some are small enough to fit in a briefcase and others are large enough to print houses. Everything you ever wanted to know about 3D printing article tells that 3D printing is