Augmented reality AR, Game Development, Gaming, Microsoft, Mobile, Virtual Reality (VR)

Augmented reality: Where, what and how?

Do you remember the first Pong arcades with unsophisticated graphics launched nearly 30 years ago? Since then video games have become an instant hit among youngsters. However the technology is improving at a rapid space and computer graphics are pushing the limits of photorealism. Today scientists and engineers are integrating the graphics from your television… Continue reading Augmented reality: Where, what and how?

Apple, Microsoft

Apple’s OS union is Microsoft’s missed opportunity

For years Microsoft has been the de facto desktop operating system. Now Apple is using its mobile devices to steal market and mindshare. Pundits have long expected Apple to integrate its desktop and mobile operating systems; however, recent announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) show that the company is doing far more than borrowing… Continue reading Apple’s OS union is Microsoft’s missed opportunity

Tablets

People Say: Why are smaller tablets likely to dominate the tablet market?

Most tablets in use today are iPad-size. That's because most tablets in use are iPads. But in my opinion iPad’s just too big (and expensive) to represent the future of tablets. Recently I’ve asked LI professionals about this. Bellow you may find the most interesting of them. «I think it is going to come down… Continue reading People Say: Why are smaller tablets likely to dominate the tablet market?

Mobile

My Top 5 stories of 2011 in mobile tech

2011 was an explosive one for the mobile industry. The industry was rife with action, growth, progress, conflict, winners, and losers. We saw the birth of the Android tablet; the rebirth of the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms; the death of webOS-based phones and tablets; the failed AT&T-T-Mobile merger; and all sorts of industry… Continue reading My Top 5 stories of 2011 in mobile tech

Mobile, Tablets

People Say: Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which device would you buy?

Past Monday introduction of another low-priced rival to the iPad won't keep anyone at Apple's California HQ up nights, analysts said. They state neither the Kindle Fire nor the Nook Tablet menace Apple's dominance of the tablet market. Let’s see what LI members think on this point. “If you are looking for the best e-reader… Continue reading People Say: Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which device would you buy?