5 Ways Mobile Saved Me During Snowtober
Like millions of others, I was caught up in the freak snow storm over the weekend. Here's how mobile kept me connected, despite Mother Nature's best efforts.
Improve Write Performance With SSD
Writes are one of the most resource-consuming things that a storage system has to do. During product selection, carefully consider how a technology deals with write I/O.
HP, Nokia, SAP Face The Future
HP decides it still likes PCs, Nokia relaunches its smartphone efforts, and SAP breaks a record. It's a glass half-full week for tech.
How Nokia Must Fight Back In U.S.
Nokia has a lot of work to do in the U.S. smartphone market if it wants to regain lost ground with Windows Phone 7 devices like the new Lumia models.
The Mac Emperor Has No Clothes
Yeah, I'm a Windows guy, but I've worked with Macs on and off a long time, probably longer than you. I keep hearing vague reassurances that the Mac is so awesomely amazing and I'll fall for it, but I'm just not feeling the love. It couldn't really be that the Mac is overhyped and overpriced, could it?
Rometty's Past Reveals IBM's Future
One early bet: Look for IBM's new CEO, Ginni Rometty, to push harder into industry-specific consulting services that can drive billions in related sales.
EHR Worst Practices
Just a partial list of EHR snafus emphasizes the need for a better system of tracking errors.
SSD Options: Tier Vs. Cache
Solid state storage can be used as a cache or an automated tier. Both approaches will make sure that the most active data is on the fastest tier, but you need to know the differences.
Oracle Vs. The World
Oracle has its foot on the gas pedal, pushing the company faster than ever. But to what destination?
RIM Missed Opportunity For Straight Talk
BlackBerry maker made some snazzy announcements last week, but unless it can settle the widespread unease about its recent network outage, customers will move on.
How's Your iPhone Battery Since That iOS 5 Upgrade?
Team Byte and some others aren't entirely happy with iOS 5 since they upgraded their older phones or bought an iPhone 4S. It's too early to draw any real conclusions, but certainly seem to be some problems, mostly around battery life and app crashes.
Nokia Pins Turnaround Hopes On Microsoft
Nokia's first smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Phone platform are expected to debut in London next week. Can the unlikely duo write the turnaround story they both so desperately need?
Top 10 CIO Priorities
Which issues are top of mind, or should be top of mind, for CIOs? Consider this list, gleaned from discussions with scores of U.S. and Indian CIOs, as well as from our own research.
Hospital Rooms Get Smart
IBM and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have created smart hospital rooms that use advanced IT tools to make medical and nursing care more intelligent, faster, and safer.