Surprise! RIM's Not Dead Yet
RIM gets picked on a lot, but the company still has compelling strengths. It's not too late for it to be back on top again.
Google Must Make Android Upgrade Worth Networks' While
Months after the release of Android 4.0, a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich, network carriers such as AT&T and Verizon still ship all their phones with version 2.3 (Gingerbread). How can Google knock the carriers out of their complacency?
Google Big Tent: Regulation Vs. Personal Responsibility
Society should embrace the touch-the-stove approach when it comes to online common sense, explains 14-year-old Adora Svitak, author of no less than three books and advocate of techno-youth empowerment, at Google event on Web regulation.
Do We Need World Backup Day?
March 31 is World Backup Day. Do we really need a day devoted to something that we should be doing every day? If we do, we should have a World Test Recovery Day, too.
Android Smartphone Updates En Route
Android system updates head out this week to the Motorola Xoom tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Lumia 800, and other smartphones. Is your device on the list?
Saving The SAN
You don't have to turn your storage area network upside down, with performance-sensitive data moved into the server on a flash-memory device. If you can fix its performance issues, the SAN has distinct advantages over server-side caching.
Does Microsoft Know Best?
Microsoft, RIM and HP are among the vendors increasingly taking a "works best with our stuff" approach for new products. Consider what that means for your IT strategy.
5 Tips: Maximize New iPad Battery Life
Apple's new iPad battery should last throughout a workday, but needs some tweaking to get the best results. Check out these five common-sense strategies.
Big Data Meets Disease-Resistant Plant Research
University of Missouri's Appistry-powered big-data analysis could help create disease-resistant plants to feed the world's hungry. Check out our video interview with the scientist leading the charge.
Angry Birds Space Mirrors Real Rocket Science
Did you know Rovio's Angry Birds Space was developed in collaboration with NASA through a Space Act Agreement? The game illustrates microgravity, a concept fundamental to current NASA experiments.
The Upside-Down SAN
Vendors are pushing local flash storage for your most active data, which may turn your storage area network to a digital dumping ground.
What's On: Our Next Valley View
The March 28 episode of our live Web TV show will feature hot cloud technologies, mobile chips, an update from Evernote, and much more.
Is Oracle Ignoring The Real Enemy?
Oracle announced third quarter gains Tuesday. But while it focuses on SAP, nimble rivals such as Salesforce.com and WorkDay loom large.