About the Founder
Bob O'Donnell
TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

USAToday Column
October 7, 2017

Why does Google think you'll buy a $1,000 Chromebook?

One of the more puzzling questions after the recent Google hardware event was an obvious one. Why would anyone bother spending $1,000 or more for a Chromebook? After all, most vendors sell Chromebooks as sub-$300 alternatives to traditional laptop PCs. So, what was Google thinking introducing a product that, in some configurations, could be four times more expensive than its competitors? .


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

October 17, 2017

Tech Inevitability Isn't Guaranteed

It’s a story that would have been hard to believe a few years back. And yet, there it was. eBook sales in the US declined 17% last year, and printed book sales were up 4.5%. What happened to the previous forecasts for electronic publishing and the inevitable decline of print? Wasn’t that widely accepted as a foregone conclusion when Amazon’s first Kindle was released about 10 years back?.


October 21, 2017

Samsung Developer Conference, Alphabet/Lyft, Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update

This week's podcast discusses the recent Samsung Developer Conference and Bixby 2.0, the Alphabet investment in Lyft and its implications for the ride-hailing market, and the formal release of Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update, Windows Mixed Reality headsets and the Surface Book 2.