How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
Google's API Riddle
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
Windows 9: Desktop Resurgence?
Next version of Windows will remove Live Tiles from traditional PCs and laptops but keep the Start screen for hybrids and tablets, according to reports.
Apple Kills Aperture Photo App
Apple will replace Aperture with OS X Yosemite's built-in Photos app, but the company says it remains committed to its professional customers.
Dell Focuses On Security
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
Google I/O: A To Z
Google reveals new features coming to Android, as well as several platforms for TV, fitness, and connected cars.
Joyent Joins Containers Debate
Joyent's SmartDataCenter 7 package offers on-premises provisioning and management of containers and virtual machines. Watch out, OpenStack?
Google I/O: Pressure Is On
Amazon, Apple, and Samsung all made moves this month to neutralize Google. Here are four things the Internet titan should do at Google I/O this week to fight back.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Why To Buy
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is finally available. But just because you can replace your laptop with the Surface Pro 3 doesn't mean everyone will want to.
Oracle Turns Cloud Corner
Oracle ends fiscal year with double-digit cloud gain, flat software sales, and hardware gains. CEO Ellison sets sights on Salesforce.com.
How To Build A Successful Open Source Community
Building an active community requires thoughtful planning, patience, support, and constant evangelism. Even then, any of several well-known errors can prevent a community from developing.