July 2nd 2015
An interview with Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research, a technically oriented consulting firm specializing in everything having to do with computer graphics. Topics include computer graphic basics, practical uses of CG, and emerging fields such as virtual reality and augmented reality. Martin Wasserman hosts.
Techwatch June 23rd 2015
Have I ever been wrong about these things?
The forecast is strong, the future bright—what could possibly go wrong? Look at the numbers. How can this miss, everyone wants one.
Now that the latest gold rush fever has hit the industry with IoT, wearables, and VR, let’s take pause and look back a few years and the some of the more recent goldrushes.
3D TV were forecast to reach 3.2 million global shipments in 2010 and 91 million in 2014.
The future of 3DTVs: 157.7 million sales are forecast for 2017.
The popularity of 3D TV continues on,
Apple Inc.‘s next-generation operating system, Mac OS X “Leopard,” will be available Oct. 26 for $129, and Apple’s online store is taking pre-orders, the company said Tuesday.
Leopard was originally due in June, but Apple said in April that it needed to divert resources so it could launch the much-anticipatedRead the complete article
SAN JOSE, California (AP)—A New York woman is so angry at Apple Inc. for lopping $200 off the price of the iPhone that she’s filed a lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages.
Speaking of affordable prices. Apple has found itself on the wrong end of a lawsuit after a womanRead the complete article
Microsoft Corp. is introducing a series of Zune digital media players that for the first time will compete with the most popular iPod, the Nano.
Microsoft, which rolled out its first portable player, the 30-GB Zune, last year, is extending the line with an 80-GB Zune. In the latest stabRead the complete article
LONDON, England (AP)—Apple Inc.‘s iPhone will go on sale in Britain on November 9 exclusively through mobile operator O2, marking the first time the combination cell phone-iPod media player will be available outside the United States.
The 8-gigabyte model will be offered for £269, or $536—or $139 more expensive than whatRead the complete article
Bowing to pressure from customers and computer makers, Microsoft plans to keep Windows XP around a little longer.
Large PC manufacturers were slated to have to stop selling XP after January 31. However, vendors have successfully lobbied Microsoft to allow them to continue selling PCs with all flavors of Windows XPRead the complete article