Microsoft Australia, has today launched Office 2010 the latest version of its Office suite of software that has been specifically designed to fend off a challenge from Google who are starting to take market share away from Microsoft with their Google Docs offering which only costs $50 a year.
Stan Glasgow, the newly appointed president/COO of Sony Electronics US operation has given a rare insight into the future direction of Sony in the US market which is more than local Sony management do for the Australian market.
Last year when it was muted that Acer would buy Packard Bell, Acer Australia got call after call from resellers wanting to stock the Packard Bell brand, according to Acer Australia Marketing Director Raymond Vardanega. Now that the company has purchased Gateway, there is every possibility that Acer could use the second brand to launch a series of products into the consumer and SMB market.
What we do know is that Apple is exploring the concept of a new iPod Phone but rumour has it that apple is well advanced in discussions with Research In Motion makers of the popular BlackBerry to bring out an Apple version of the device.
As Americans are more and more consumed by their consumer electronics, they are finding those ultra-light cell phones, Bluetooth devices, MP3 players and the like are useless without their heavy, homely cousins, those clunky "wall-warts" that deliver life-sustaining juice.