Recent Articles By John Martellaro [RSS]

Apple Should Have Bought Time Warner When it Had the Chance

4:42 PM, Mar. 24th, 2014 · John Martellaro · Editorial

It's a challenge, from the outside, to figure out just what Apple wants.  For example, just like the original iPhone deal with AT&T, Apple appears to want to leverage off the Comcast network and then create its own relationship with the customer. AT&T benefitted from that, but Comcast is not that desperate. That puts Apple back at square one.

Google Glass is on the Ropes. Could be Finished

4:35 PM, Mar. 21st, 2014 · John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Google Glass May be on the Brink

Google Glass has been an inspired product. Along the way, however, Google forgot one important thing: to create a thoughtful and beloved product, support it, and develop a considered path to market. That's why Glass looks to be history according to one of its strongest supporters, Robert Scoble.

Your iPhone is About to Have a Lot More Ads

4:00 PM, Mar. 20th, 2014 · John Martellaro · Analysis

It goes without saying that there has been a massive move to mobile, smart digital devices ever since Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007 with adequate Internet access. Accordingly, advertising goes where the eyeballs are and is about to follow.

It’s Far Too Late for MS Office on iPad

4:05 PM, Mar. 14th, 2014 · John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Microsoft has had a version of MS Office ready for the iPad for some time now. What's held it up has been the attempt to entice business users over to the Surface tablets instead.  John Martellaro thinks it's too late now, far too late, for Microsoft to reverse its strategy.