Last week’s Cable Show introduced us to an overwhelming amount of new devices, ideas and predictions about the future of technology, as well as showing us how these devices will fit into our homes. An in-depth Fortune interview with Motorola CEO, Sanjay Jha, explained how smartphones provide the ultimate converged experience and will become the most reliable, convenient and versatile devices we carry. Check out a short video clip below. Additionally, USA Today and Network World clarified the features and implications of that vague, intangible cloud we’ve been hearing so much about.
1. Where Apple is vulnerable: Motorola’s view (June 23, 2011) – By Geoff Colvin, Fortune
As smartphones proliferate, Sanjay Jha believes that phones will be “much, much more important” than tablets in people’s lives.
2. Demystifying cloud computing for consumers (June 22, 2011) – By Scott Martin, USA Today
Apple and Google are each rolling the dice on competing visions of cloud-based media, placing high-stakes bets on digital delivery of entertainment at a time when confusion runs high for such services.
3. 12 ways the cloud changes everything (June 20, 2011) – By Julie Bort, Network World
Despite fears over reliability and security, enterprises are slowly but steadily moving their applications to the cloud, and the migration is going to change those companies in profound ways.
4. Motorola launches platform for personalized TV viewing, interaction (June 20, 2011) – By Staff, Indiantelevision.com
Motorola Mobility’s Medios Xperience platform places greater control into consumers’ hands to personalize their TV viewing across multiple devices anywhere
5. End of the idiot box (June 22, 2011) – By Leo Petaccia, Toro Magazine
Is connected TV better than 3D? As technologies, the two remain frustratingly incomparable, simply because 3D is a technological feature still facing challenges, while Smart TV continues to ride a wave of desire to aggregate our digital lives.