Trends and predictions

Aftermath: Computer technologies 2012

This is aftermath how well the predictions in my Computer technologies for 2012 went. The following predictions were right: ARM processor becomes more and more popular during year 2012. The rivalry between ARM and Intel in this arena is predictably intense Windows 8 Release Expected in 2012 article says that Windows 8 will be with

Security trends for 2013

Year 2013 will be year of cyber security. CNN expects more cyber wars this year. Cybercrime is on the rise, and last year we saw more and more computer virus attacks. Security company Kaspersky Lab warns of more new cyber-threats against enterprises and mobile devices. Cyber security also relates to mobile. Security becomes an increasingly

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