I just read a great article in Computerworld by Mike Elgan about Microsoft doing what was once unthinkable – competing with its partners. In the old days, the roles were pretty simple, Elgan asserts. Microsoft created the OS and OEMs made the hardware. Fairly easy for all parties to understand. Folks like Google, after...

Google just launched their new Android tablet called the Nexus 7 at Google I/O 2012. It will be the first device to ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean pre-installed. The device will come in two variants: 8GB model and 16 GB model. The best part it is that it costs only $199 for 8 GB model and $249 for 16 GB model,...

Google Nexus Q New images of what is meant to be Google’s premium tablet have leaked onto the web. Looks like it will be called the Google Nexus 7. Billed as a “social streaming media player,” the Nexus Q appears to be a cloud-based device that streams music, video, and YouTube videos, and lets users share and create...