CES Fails To Deliver iPad Killer
More than a dozen new tablets were announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Only one has a chance of competing with the iPad.
Mobile Solutions Take Center Stage
One of the latest, greatest tech waves is mobility. More and more people are using their wireless devices to communicate, shop, conduct business, and socialize. But what about SMBs? Are they, too, climbing aboard the mobile bandwagon?
Its Not 4G, Its Faux G
The carriers continue to change the definition of 4G to make their marketing pitch better. Numbers followed by the letter G are becoming as entrenched in the consumer's mind as processor speeds were in the 90's. While processor speeds didn't tell the whole story, they were at least accurate. The same cannot be said for the names used to describe the generation a particular network is. Marketing has won. Truth in advertising has lost.
Can A Kindle Be An SMB Tool?
Considering its long battery life, its portability, its legibility, and the fact that it can display PDFs from a PC, it really looks like it ought to have some business use.
NetGear Beefs Up Wireless Router Line
Competition in the wireless access market has intensified as it has matured. To try and maintain its current momentum, NetGear rolled out four devices, with an emphasis on support for higher transmission speeds and a wider variety of connectivity options.
Amazon Preparing Android Application Store
With millions of applications flying off of the virtual shelves daily, Amazon is looking to get a piece of the action. Soon Android users will be able to buy apps from Amazon's soon to be launched marketplace.
Hands-on With RIM Playbook at CES
After months of waiting, RIM finally let us touch, feel and use its Playbook tablet at CES; its first foray into the tablet market. As tablet hardware goes, this one stacks up nicely.
Double Your Sales In 2011
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to take inventory of your business. What are you doing well? Identify your strengths and celebrate them. What do you need to improve? Identify those areas, too, and work hard to make things better.
AOL Taps Vertica Database
Column-store platform edges out IBM Netezza, Oracle and others to provide self-service data sets for advertizing optimization and internal traffic analysis.
RIM Shows Off PlayBook On Video Once Again
Research In Motion has published another video that demonstrates the capabilities of its forthcoming PlayBook tablet. The video features a deep dive into the browser's performance.
Since 1994, Bluetooth has provided users with a simple way to send information over short distance, wireless connections. However, the standard's future could be usurped, according to market research firm In-Stat.
Windows Phone 7's Data Usage Abnormally High?
With unlimited data plans pretty much a thing of the past users need to be careful not to go over, especially if they have purchased a lower end plan. Windows Phone 7 may be making it impossible for some to keep data usage at a minimum.
2011: Hackers' New Year
The new year brings plenty of the same old security challenges and problems, as well as some new mash-ups of old attacks.
DirectPointe Delivers Cloud Based Monitoring Tool
Managing data center resources has never been easy for small and medium businesses. DirectPointe, a nationwide provider of managed IT services, has taken to the clouds to deliver a new monitoring solution
Wolfe's Den: Top Technologies To Watch In 2011, Part 1
A shift in the way we think about security, along with predictions about the death of the desktop, the rise of the "Internet of Things," and HP's rebound from the Hurd scandal are on our columnist's list of prognostications for the new year.
Android May Redirect Your Outgoing SMS Messages
Every modern day OS has its share of bugs and they range from the mildly irritating to critical security holes that demand a quick patch. Android seems to have one that can change, unbeknownst to you, the recipient of a text message you are sending.