The Google Phone That Never Was
Evidence at the Oracle v. Google trial reveals what the original Google Phone prototype looked like, before Apple's iPhone moved the goal posts. Related Android revenue information is also enlightening.
LinkedIn iPad App: Plenty To Like
LinkedIn's new application for the Apple iPad serves as a hub for
business connections, news, and social networking in one slick, though not perfect, package.
Apple CEO: Hybrid Tablets Doomed
Without naming rival Windows 8 tablets specifically, Tim Cook says convertible laptop-tablet systems are kludgy compromises
that will please no one. Microsoft and its tablet partners disagree.
Google Drive Arrives, At Last
Google Drive will duel with the likes of Dropbox and Box for the right to be your file sharing service in the cloud.
Adobe Serves Up Creative Cloud Buffet
Blending cloud and desktop software offerings, Adobe makes the latest upgrade to its Creative Suite products available as an all-you-can-eat buffet, for a monthly fee.
10 App Stars For New iPad Screen
Apple optimized its core tablet apps, including iMovie and iPhoto, for the new iPad. But look what else you can do with the gorgeous new Retina display.
Google Docs Parts Hidden In iOS GMail App
It looks like it was left in by accident, but the iOS GMail app has very limited support for Google Docs. We could create and edit word processing and spreadsheet documents on an iPad and iPhone, but only the text of the documents was editable.
Feds Banish Oracle From Popular Contract Vehicle
Federal government cancels Oracle's services contract on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70. Feds spent $388 million on Oracle products and services through Schedule 70 in fiscal 2011.
Amazon: Era Of Data Centers Ending
At Amazon Web Service Summit 2012, Amazon's Adam Selipski cites "undeniable signs" of a cloud transition. Within 20 years, most enterprises will run entirely in the cloud, he says.
Oracle Vs. Google: Tour The Evidence
Oracle and Google continue to fight a nasty courtroom battle over patent and copyright claims involving Java and mobile phones. Consider some of the crucial evidence introduced so far.
Oracle, Google Trial: Goliath Vs. Goliath
Oracle hopes to convince a jury that Google's Android operating system tramples its Java intellectual property rights. There's no David here, and both companies have much to lose.