Microsoft Takes Tablets Seriously With Surface
Microsoft's new tablet, which they refer to as Surface, looks at first glance to be a serious attempt at a competitive tablet -- bearing in mind that the pricing is as-yet undisclosed. OEMs will be competing not only with each other, but with Microsoft.
Apple II - The Original BYOD
35 years ago this spring Apple released their first usable computer, the Apple II. It turned out to be a highly-significant device and a very popular one, launching into legitimacy the company that today holds the world's largest market cap. And it also became the first computer tech product that large numbers of people bought for their jobs.
How You Can Social Engineer Your Social Life
Highlight, Airtime, and a slew of other companies want to use your location on your phone and your connections online to suggest people you should know. Is this the future of meeting people?
Is Nokia-Microsoft Alliance In Trouble?
Nokia's smartphone business is in crisis, but that's more a sign of the past than the future. It's way too early to close the book on its Windows Phone alliance with Microsoft.
Virtualization Makes DR Automation Possible
All the pieces for a virtualized, cloud-based disaster recovery strategy are in place, but building them into a robust, repeatable, secure, and automated process is still a daunting task.
Microsoft Rumored To Acquire Yammer
If the stories are true, Microsoft could pay more than $1 billion, recognizing the value of Yammer's cloud social network compared to more SharePoint-centric products like NewsGator Social Sites.
Nokia At Risk Of Joining RIM And Palm
Watching Nokia slowly fall from the leadership role in the mobile industry is gut-wrenching. The company is at real risk of becoming a has-been like Palm.
4 Elite CIOs Share Lessons
Four top CIOs recently explored IT trends at an event for academics, who must figure out how to educate the next generation of IT leaders.
My Favorite Martian
Bob Guccione Jr. writes in his third column BYTE ME about Ray Bradbury, the renowned author who passed away last week.
iOS 6: 5 Features We Didn't Get
Apple revealed a preview of iOS 6 during its WWDC keynote. As great as the improvements are, Apple didn't deliver everything we wanted, such as a mobile wallet.
Apple iOS 6: Best New Features
Apple showed off tons of new features in iOS 6 at WWDC, including some hoped-for improvements and several complete surprises.
Last Minute WWDC Rumor Roundup
The rumors are diverse, but none of them revolutionary: New MacBooks, maybe with retina displays; new Apple TV; new iOS 6, but no devices to run it on; Apple's own mapping program and API. Are the 17-inch MacBook Pros done?
Windows 8 Hybrids Will Surpass iPad Battery Life
Forrester predicted that the iPad would become our primary computing device, but that was based on mistaken assumptions about the ability of Windows and Intel to catch up on hardware. In fact, Clover Trail notebooks and tablets will leapfrog iPad.