Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?
Today, Facebook announced its latest redesign of the news feed. Zuckerberg said that the idea behind the new design is based on a more visual theme and that they wanted to make the News Feed look more like the personalized newspaper front page. Their three focal points are rich stories, choice of feeds, and mobile consistency.
Our friends over at PocketNow wrote an interesting article this morning that talks about Android brand recognition and the terms that are flying around out there like Droid and Galaxy. In their article, they talk about how the common consumer refers to these phones based on their individual brands, not the operating system they run [...]
With all of the announcements this week, I decided to sit down and look at the future of personal computing, both as a consumer and as an enterprise. I spoke with a couple of colleagues and got their input as well. There's definitely a shift coming over the next few months, and where exactly we'll [...]