January 26, 2012
HP webOS open source begins: what next? On ZDNet, James Kendrick looks ahead. “I have come to believe that webOS is a good platform for tablets since picking up the ill-fated TouchPad at launch. Everything about the OS is optimized for touch tablet operation, and in my opinion it is far better than Android on tablets. Smartphones are a different thing, as Android running any version since Froyo is on par with phones running webOS,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Foxconn tooling up for iPhone 5 On The Register, Tony Smith gives a report. “It’s suggested that the Foxconn mole’s whisper points to a June/July launch and release, but given the huge success of the iPhone 4S after its October launch, Apple may reasonably tempted to milk this one for more than six months,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Microsoft Windows Intune cloud momentum: the real deal? On MSPmentor, Joe Panettieri explores potential issues. “Windows Intune was designed as a PC management platform. But Microsoft aggressively promotes the special pricing that Windows Intune delivers for Windows 7 customers. It’s as if Windows Intune sometimes can’t sell itself, so Microsoft has to roll out Windows 7 special pricing to get customers on the Windows Intune bandwagon,” he writes. What’s your opinion?