Jon Peddie Blogs

First thoughts on CES and tablets

Posted by Kathleen Maher on January 10th 2010 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: nvidia apple ces marvell tablets publishing asus ebooks entourage

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CES has dawned bright and clear. The crowds have come and there is interest in buying – or at least that’s how it’s looking now. Plenty of news is coming out of CES, but in the PC world, tablets are consuming the attention of the buyers

Tablets — the canary in the PC tunnel?

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 11th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: apple tablets economy

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The second quarter by all accounts so far has not been a blockbuster, in fact in some places it’s been a career buster. The DJIA wobbled, not many new jobs were created, and the politics in the US got even more rancorous if such a thing is possible.

2011. What was that about?

Posted by Kathleen Maher on December 28th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: apple ces amazon 2011 logitech walled garden future trends

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Doesn't it seem like 2011 lasted a lot longer than a mere 365 days? This was a year that was up and down and up and down. In the tech world, the year officially starts in Las Vegas as CES. That's where we go to see the largest TV ever.

Trends and Forecasts in Computer Graphics

Posted by Jon Peddie on June 19th 2013 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest, New product showcase,
Tags: apple mobile khronos trends api forecast

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A new semi-regular series Having just finished a book on the history of computer graphics I’ve decided to be Janus and also look at the future, which seems appropriate because that’s where we’re all going to end up. Over the next few months I

Innovation; what takes so long?

Posted by Kathleen Maher on June 19th 2013 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: amd apple iphone cad maher e3 innovation

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The subject for today is innovation. Isn’t it always? Yeah, but innovation isn’t something that can be tapped like a maple tree; it doesn’t arrive just because you sent a trainload of cash to go get it. After a long silence, AMD has unveiled

The back-to-school season kicks off with a bang

Posted by Kathleen Maher on September 11th 2013 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: intel apple idf 64-bit krzanich moore's law

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Intel’s IDF promotes the Internet of things and Apple introduces new things It’s back-to-school time and the news is coming really thick and fast. Is Apple doomed? Is the PC dead? Did Miley Cyrus do anything really embarrassing in the last 24 hours? We’re all

Trends and Forecasts in Computer Graphics— power-efficient rendering

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 1st 2013 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: apple qualcomm opengl es pixar tiling computer graphics imagination technologies power management opensubdivision deferred rendering

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This is the second in a series of observations about computer graphics (CG) trends, opportunities, and challenges.  (the first installment can be found at http://jonpeddie.com/blogs/comments/trends-and-forecasts-in-computer-graphics/ )   Introduction Today’s mobile processors are improving at an astonishing rate – and consequently delivering visually stunning

The next great era of computing started yesterday

Posted by Kathleen Maher on March 19th 2014 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: apple sxsw gdc

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My mom figures everyone who works in the high-tech industry must know each other. She’ll ask if I know Julia O’Conner’s daughter, “She works in computers out there.” I don’t even know Julia O’Conner, but my mom sees

Technology is a state of mind

Posted by Kathleen Maher on August 21st 2014 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, General Interest,
Tags: apple microsoft samsung nvdia

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Samsung, Apple, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft—they’re competitors. How in the world did that happen? It happened because what you do is becoming more important than what you’re doing it on. We used to think Samsung built displays, and Apple built computers, Nvidia built graphics processors,