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bob o'donnell


IDC analyst slams Windows 8 device pricing

So far, newfangled Windows 8 hybrid devices are pretty pricey. Too pricey, according to IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell.

By October 10, 2012


iPad, Kindle Fire are not post-PC, says IDC analyst

Sorry Steve, it's not post-PC, it's PC-plus, says IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell.

By February 5, 2012


Can the Ultrabook top the MacBook Air? (Q&A)

What's necessary to make the Ultrabook a hit and thereby match or beat the Air in popularity? IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell offers his take.

By September 3, 2011


Microsoft silent on the Mini: The Surface that didn't surface

The rumored Surface Mini didn't see the light of day. But Microsoft has good reason not to release it.

By May 20, 2014


Microsoft takes on the 'free' OS

The company is inching toward offering its Windows Phone operating system gratis in some markets. Does that portend big changes in Microsoft's strategy? A longtime Microsoft analyst weighs in.

By March 15, 2014


Windows 8 contends with Win 7, PC saturation, says IDC

The uptake of Windows 8 is hampered by a completely saturated U.S. PC market and corporate upgrades to Windows 7, says author of IDC study.

By July 11, 2013


Intel paints bleak picture for Windows tablets vs. Android

Windows tablets are shipping in numbers that barely registered in Intel's quarterly numbers.

By April 15, 2014


Microsoft forges ahead with ARM tablets

Windows RT's woes notwithstanding, don't expect Microsoft to abandon tablets running on ARM chips.

By September 27, 2013


Office for iPad rumors give Microsoft's stock a boost

Microsoft's stock is at levels not seen since 2000. Is this all because of the impending Office for iPad or is it because of a host of profound changes taking place at the software giant?

By March 18, 2014


Windows 8 ultrabooks to go 100 percent touch, see gains

Ultrabooks will soon be 100 percent touch. And touch laptops made gains in August, NPD says.

By September 13, 2013