Google Drive Third-Party Apps: An Introduction
The ability to install third party Google Drive apps only requires a supported browser and access to the Internet. This has the potential to be a truly disruptive technology for desktop platform ecosystems like Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. However, problems with the basic function of actually saving data to Google Drive by third party apps need to be addressed before widespread adoption is possible.
Mobile World Congress 2013: What We Want
Mobile World Congress 2013 will feature glitzy new hardware and exciting apps. But what I really want to see is technology to keep the wireless data network humming.
You Will Subscribe To, Not Buy Software
Especially in a BYOD environment, software subscriptions have a lot going for them, but many just don't like the idea of paying for software and not owning it. The recent revelation that Office 2013, at least in some cases, will come locked to a specific computer, much as OEM Windows does, shows how the subscription model is coming whether we like it or not. Here's what we think.
HP CEO Dismisses Break-Up Talk
While sharing dismal Q1 results, HP CEO Meg Whitman says HP will not sell its enterprise services or PC unit; projects return to growth in 2014.
Federal CIO Outlines Next Steps
With Obama's first term in the rearview mirror, federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is looking for ways to continue to improve federal IT even in the face of looming budget cuts.
Feds Roll Out Social Media Metrics, API
New metrics will help agencies assess their social media
performance, while API will let news organizations pull real-time data from FEMA and other agencies.
4 Big BYOD Trends For 2013
Interop Las Vegas speaker Michael Finneran and other BYOD experts discuss key trends enterprise IT leaders should watch in 2013.
FAA Drone Plan Hits Turbulence
Technology and policy issues emerge as the FAA devises a five-year road map to integrate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with commercial flights in U.S. airspace.
Google Seeks Glass Explorers
Anyone interested in buying Google's forthcoming computerized eyewear can post or tweet in hope of receiving an invitation.
Apple iWatch: Readers Speak Out
Does a smartwatch make sense in the new world of smartphones and tablets? Does anyone even wear a watch anymore? Readers weigh in.
HIMSS Plans New EHR Testing Ground
Interoperability innovation center will let EHR vendors and other entities test their systems' ability to exchange data with other health IT systems.
HTC Claims "Best Phone Ever Made"
HTC aims high with their claims for their revamped Android smartphone. Like previous HTC phones this one is aimed at consumers with a focus on media consumption and other lifestyle features, like TV remote control. A shame it lacks microSD storage expansion.
The Office for iPad Myth Lives On
Microsoft Office for iPad makes perfect sense if you think Surface and Windows 8 are losers and even Microsoft doesn't believe in them. It's way too early to give up on Microsoft's new operating system which works with tablets as well as conventional computers, and the mythical billions it could make with an Office for iPad would lose them far more by undercutting Windows.