Trio Of BlackBerries Leak
In addition to the leaked BlackBerry Dakota, details about the Storm 3, Torch 2, and latest Curve have also hit the 'net
Manta: An Online Forum For Small Businesses
Did you know that more than 33,000 new businesses are created in the United States every week? A more important question: How do you get yourself noticed in such a huge crowd?
Verizon iPhone, Can You Still Hear Me Now?
By now everyone knows that Big Red is finally getting the iPhone, but as a happy DroidX user and long-time (15+ year) Verizon customer, I greet this with mixed emotions. Obviously the iPhone 4 is probably the slickest, most elegant app phone out, although not so much that I'm going to rush out, pay the full-freight unsubsidized price and ditch my six-month old Droid. Really, I'm happy Verizon and Apple have come to terms and look forward to an LTE iPhone 5 later this year (or whenever LTE comes
SMBs Look Ahead To Mobile Commerce
Pop Quiz: Which is the most popular wireless device among SMBs: a) Apple iPad b) Android c) good ol' cellphone (voice and text only)? Did you pick a), feeling confident that forward-looking entrepreneurs can't resist Apple's latest power gadget? How about the Google-based Android? No doubt, the TV ads promise a sort of futuristic high for those who harness its power.
Meraki Enters Network-As-A-Service Market
Meraki has carved out a viable business by delivering cloud based wireless network products, so the vendor is now extending its reach into the wired network equipment marketplace.
Microsoft Objects To Trademark For App Store
Apple has applied for a trademark for the name "App Store" which has become the most popular store for buying smartphone apps. Microsoft has filed to block the application though claiming the name is too common.
SMBs Seeking Security: Blue Coat Has You Covered
There's good news for SMB solution providers that want to help their customers run a more secure operation. Blue Coat Systems, which traditionally sells security solutions to the enterprise, has taken the wraps off of ProxyOne, a preconfigured security appliance for small and midsize businesses.
What's Up With WebOS?
The biggest news for Palm and WebOS in 2010 was the acquisition by HP. Many were hoping this would revitalize the platform, but WebOS continues to fly below the buzz radar tech sites. What's going on?
Microsoft Needs A Wider Cloud Strategy
Bob Muglia, the departing president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, crafted a limited cloud approach based on the hand he was dealt. Here's what his successor should do.
CES Tablet Extravaganza: Motorola, RIM, Toshiba & Asus Stand Out
CES provided a tableau of what buyers can expect in tablets, nearly all of them evolutionary hardware improvements over the currently-shipping iPad, none of them available now, and most of them, predictably, clones. Here's a guide, based on a modest round of discussions and demonstrations at a frenzied CES; videos included where appropriate.
How The Verizon iPhone Announcement Impacts SMBs
Surprise, surprise, Verizon is expected to announce that it too has become a reseller of the popular Apple iPhone. In addition to providing more choices for businesses, the announcement could foreshadow dramatic changes in smartphone pricing.
Is A Verizon iPhone In Your Future?
It is pretty much a done deal that Verizon will begin selling the iPhone soon, maybe in just a few weeks. Are you going to be standing in line to get one?
What iPhone Will Verizon Announce?
Verizon Wireless is widely expected to unveil an Apple iPhone tomorrow for its CDMA network. But just what features will this new iPhone have?
Cisco Unveils Compact Switches
Small and medium businesses often do not have the physical real estate needed to deploy enterprise class networking products. In response, Cisco shrunk the size of two of its popular switches, so they now fit in constrained environments.
New Features For Windows Phone 7
Everyone with a Windows Phone 7 device is expecting a pretty big update in the next few weeks that will add copy and paste among other things. Even more functionality is on the way, but not on the device itself. Rather, MS is adding more online and cloud support.
Global CIO: The Top 10 CIO Issues For 2011
Blazing performance, the Chief Acceleration Officer, hybrid clouds, optimized systems, The iPad Explosion, analytics, and others lead our list of CIO priorities or 2011.
Ditch The IT Buffet Line In 2011
"All you can eat" buffets are costed out predicated on averages of what most folks can eat. It's always more expensive than a la carte. If all you want is a peanut butter sandwich for lunch, you'd be foolish to shell out $14.95 for the all-you-care-to-shove-down-your-throat buffet. And if family finances were a bit rocky, paying for more than you need might be the furthest thing from your mind. The same holds true with your organization's IT spending: cash-strapped organizations are real