Monthly Archives: February 2013

Worldwide IT Spending Forecast To Reach US$3.5 Trillion Next Year

Gartner has forecast growth in worldwide IT spending next year, with software and IT services revenue leading the way. Spending will reach US$3.5 trillion in 2017, up 2.9 per cent year-on-year, according to the Gartner forecast. Software spending is forecast to grow 6 per cent this year to US$333 billion, and another 7.2 per cent…

Google Chief Picks Redflow For Across-Property Solar Energy

Google A/NZ engineering director Alan Noble is the first Australian customer to install Redflow’s new world market-leading ZCell batteries to deliver round-the-clock solar energy at his off-grid property in Willunga, SA, as Redflow – whose CEO/chairman is former NBN director Simon Hackett – has revealed. Previously mains power was available in only one corner of…

Microsoft Surface Pro Slammed In Massive Put Down

Microsoft’s Surface Pro has been slammed, literally, already plagued with display problems a leading US NFL coach was so frustrated with the Microsoft tablet device that he slammed it into the ground at a game being watched by millions. The putdown by leading New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick who also happens to be the most…