Michael GartenbergContributor, Computerworld

Michael Gartenberg is an analyst and long-time Mac user who covers the world of the interconnected consumer for Gartner. The opinions expressed are his own.

Is that an iPod on your wrist?

Michael Gartenberg takes an iPod nano for a spin and tries to understand its appeal as a wrist-based device. It is, he says, a preview of the future of mobile technology.

The Mac App Store: It's an honor thing

Michael Gartenberg points out that Apple's using the honor system on the Mac App Store. And explains why it's a very, very good thing for users.

Apple TV, from avocation to vocation

Analyst Michael Gartenberg looks at how Apple is guiding the new Apple TV from hobby status to full-fledged business.

The Mac is back

Don't fret, Mac users. Apple may spend a lot of time talking about iOS devices, but its recent Mac-focused event really does show why the Mac is resurgent. Analyst Michael Gartenberg explains why.