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Microsoft Surface will suffice


It’s a brave company that steps out of their comfort zone and pitches an entirely new class of product at an unsuspecting market. A brave company indeed, but Microsoft don’t qualify. First of all, I’ll qualify that statement: Microsoft, much like any huge slab of a multinational business empire, don’t do things on a whim. […]


Apple vs Microsoft: tech trends future war


It’s as if the battle never ended, isn’t it? Maybe it didn’t? Maybe the battle is still burning away, only Guerilla war style. Small pockets of conflict, scattered here & there. Right now, the air is thick with bullets as the major games consoles do battle over the thirtysomething market… While mortar fire can be […]


Google Universal no panacea for all search


When you have that one hot service, it’s always tempting to push everything else through it. Tempting, because for you, the service provider, it’s simpler. But for the customer, what’s easier for a service provider like Google doesn’t always translate into an easier service for you… Having read through Gord Hotchkiss’s analysis of Google Universal […]


Will everything on the web one day be free?


I ask this question because I think we may well be inching closer to a point where lots of web services will be free. I say free, but what I really mean is advert-supported. But that’s still free, isn’t it? I thought about making this into a huge analysis of a possible future free web, […]


2-4-1 keyword listing on Google SERP


Ever curious as to the circuitous route some of the visitors to my ‘blog take en route, I’m often left in various states of mind… Sometimes pleased, sometimes not so. Sometimes, how they arrive is as irrelevant as the search phrase they used, because I’m not what they’re looking for. But then one search phrase […]