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Tom Phelan
Tom Phelan

After graduating with a Management & Organisational Innovation MSc from Queen Mary University of London, Tom was editor of a music website. He brings his interest in business history and innovation strategies to ITProPortal, along with a love of challenging and creative journalism. He’s a recent iPhone convert and will happily tell you all about the experience.
Away from the multi-coloured décor of the office, Tom teaches English, reviews gigs and chooses his beer wisely.

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Articles by Tom

Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet

30 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet
In the build-up to the Microsoft Windows 9 launch, here are a few thoughts on why Windows 9 is going to be really rather good. All based on rumours, hopes and dreams of course.

Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers

30 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are exploring how smartphones' LTE radio can be used to connect them directly to other devices up to 500 metres.

Amazon must cement itself in India's growing market, says Bezos

29 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Amazon must cement itself in India's growing market, says Bezos
Amazon's Indian division has done surprisingly well in just over a year's existence. Jeff Bezos has said how investment will continue though to further strengthen the company's presence.

Vision for the Web in 2050: HP, Brocade, VMware and McAfee discuss

26 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Vision for the Web in 2050: HP, Brocade, VMware and McAfee discuss
In the build-up to Sir Tim Berners-Lee's keynote at IP EXPO 2014, leading IT experts gathered to slug it out over where the web might be in 2050.

Watch rival smartphones exposed to the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate test

25 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Watch rival smartphones exposed to the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate test
The iPhone 6 Plus bending fiasco has caused widespread anger amongst the proud new owners of the Apple smartphone. Now it's the turn of the HTC One M8, Moto X, and others to take the bendgate test.

Galaxy Note 3 passes bendgate test where iPhone 6 Plus fails

25 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Galaxy Note 3 passes bendgate test where iPhone 6 Plus fails
#Bendgate is what it's being called. Apple iPhone 6 users have been angered by the device bending in their pockets. Squarespace take the bend challenge to a rival phablet, the Galaxy Note 3.