PC sales are down 14 percent this quarter, is Microsoft to blame? Or is it just the obvious evolution of one form factor replacing another. Apple rumored to be releasing a new Mac Pro, is navigation technology really distracted driving, and our how to tip of the week.
This week Join Host Josh Windisch and Brian Burgess discuss what’s annoying them in the world of tech and tech journalism. IDC reports that PC sales are down 14% this quarter, and all headlines read it’s Microsoft and Windows 8’s fault. A few weeks ago we talked about all tech journalism reporting that Apple is doomed. This is all link bait folks, and to get the real story you have to really research several sources to get the real story. Sometimes when you read a headline on a major tech news site and the story, you can trace it back to an uncorroborated rumor. Sometimes something someone said in a forum. By the way, what is a PC anymore? Now we have gadgets we can wear on our wrists, stick in pockets, wear on our heads, and hybrid laptop / tablets that do yoga flips. Also, our how to tip of the week shows how to get rid of the annoying new right-click menu in Google Chrome.
TechGroove 32 Show Notes
Sensationalized Link Bait Articles About PC Sales (two examples, there are hundreds more):
- RUMOR: Apple to Release New Mac Pro this Month
- Distracted Driving Tickets for Using Mobile Phone Maps and GPS
How To Tip of the Week
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