10 Billion Downloads At Apple App Store
Many vendors try to revolutionize the IT industry. Apple is one who has done it: the company recently celebrated the 10 billionth download at its App Store.
Control Over End User Devices: Irrelevant?
I spent some time today preparing to update our "end user device" analytics report. But it could be that what enterprises choose for their end user devices is becoming more and more irrelevant.
StyleFactory.com: A Model Startup?
In one brief video, a Flipo clock makes the living-space rounds, showcasing its simple design and ability to sit in four different positions on nightstands, kitchen counters, and even bathtub rims. In another, designer Daniel Michalik talks about his studio in Brooklyn, N.Y., the materials he uses, and the design process.
SMBs Expanding Marketing Options In 2011
According to Ad-ology Research, the numbers of small businesses planning to invest in online video and mobile marketing are both sharply up from last year, part of an overall increase in planned ad spending.
Changes To Sprint And AT&T Plans
If you have service with either AT&T or Sprint, you might want to keep an eye on your bill, or at the very least, be very careful before making any changes that could garner some new charges for you.
The Future of Google Docs
Docs has become a worthy competitor to Microsoft Office, but its future will rely less on feature parity and more on the value being added to Google's platform in the cloud.
ISO Dethrones PPM for IPM
In the world of three-letter acronyms, use of the ISO images-per-minute (ipm) standard to rate printer speed has reached critical mass, so it's time to convert.
Who Are The Top CIOs in Government?
The editors of InformationWeek Government are putting together our list of the top CIOs in federal, state and local government, and we'd like to invite our readers to be a part of the process.
Microsoft Solves Data Consumption Issue In Windows Phone
Reports have been mounting that some Windows Phone 7 users were seeing really high data usage rates even when they weren't using their phones. Microsoft appears to have found the problem, at least the one that affecting the most people.
SolarWinds Expands APM Capabilities
Why is this application running sooooo slowly? Because small and medium businesses do not want to hear that lament from their users, SolarWinds unveiled a stand alone application performance monitor and purchased a virtualization monitoring company.
LG Disappointed In Windows Phone 7 Sales
Microsoft still hasn't released any substantive sales data on Windows Phone 7, but we do have a few hints of its performance. LG has come forth saying that it has performed less than expected.
Google's Video Announcement Creates More Heat Than Light
Google created quite the Internet buzz last week with their announcement dropping support for the H.264 video codec standard as the default HTML5 video player in Chrome, opting instead to use technology from the open source WebM project. Although H.264 is an ITU standard for high definition video and is already widely used on Blu-ray discs, apparently it's not open enough, or perhaps as easily manipulable, for
iPad 2 Speculation Mounts
As we inch closer to the first anniversary of the original iPad's announcement, reports on what features will make it to the iPad 2 begin to pile up.
ManageEngine Broadens Virtualization Support
Virtualization has become a popular way for small and medium businesses to efficiently use their computing resources. Consequently, ManageEngine added Microsoft Hyper-V support to its management solution.
PlayBook's PIM Problem
RIM's forthcoming tablet lacks the same live BlackBerry Enterprise Server access that its BlackBerries enjoy
Aerohive Networks Buys Cloud NaaS Provider
Cloud computing has become all the rage recently. In response, Aerohive Networks, a wireless LAN supplier, acquired privately-held Pareto Networks, which had developed Network as a Service (NaaS) offerings.
Windows Phone 7's Biggest Competitor - Windows 8?
The biggest threat to Windows Phone 7 may not be Android, iOS or any other smartphone platform. Instead, it may come, indirectly at least, from Microsoft. With ARM support coming to Windows 8, at least one manufacturer is considering this an opportunity to try creating a phone running the just-announced platform.
5 Big Themes in BI for 2011
Business intelligence will become more visual, mobile and social in 2011. But how should you balance central vs. departmental control, and does it make sense to upgrade?