Low Smartphone Prices Hide Expensive Tradeoffs
The biggest phones of the year -- such as Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy Note II, Nokia Lumia 920 and Google Nexus 4 -- are relatively cheap at $49 to $399. But what will you pay in contracts and even software?
7 Master Data Management Project Best Practices
Mobile, the cloud, and the constant flow of information make managing the 'building blocks of content' within the enterprise more challenging than ever. Here's how to stay in control of your data.
Imagine iPad, Mac Combined
Apple might publicly scoff at Windows 8's combination of the PC and tablet into one platform, but it has to be at least thinking about whether it could and should do the same. The best approach would be to add touch features to OS X so that eventually it could replace iOS.
Apple Sells 3 Million iPads In 3 Days
Apple wouldn't say how many of them were iPad Minis and how many were its larger tablet. Still, IDC says Apple's share of the tablet market has dropped to 50%.
When IT Becomes A One Man Show
Investment firm Hearthstone laid off its IT team during the economic downturn. CTO Rob Meltz turned to cloud services and virtualization to keep the business running and growing.
Apple iOS 6.0.1 Fixes Bugs, Patches Security
It may not fix the crummy data in Apple Maps, but Apple has issued an update to the operating system for recent versions of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Several bugs, including a very bad one relating to meetings in Microsoft Exchange, and several severe security vulnerabilities, were fixed. The company also released the first test version of iOS 6.1.
IBM's Watson Hits Medical School
Famous supercomputer will interact with students and doctors at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University to learn medical concepts -- then it might do some teaching.
Crapware Lives On Windows 8
Windows 8 is a clean slate in many ways. But one scourge that is not gone is crapware, a.k.a. bloatware, junkware, trialware, and stupid games that drag down the performance and experience of so many Windows PCs. We asked Acer, Toshiba, Dell, Samsung and Lenovo what they preload on their Windows 8 systems. Some PCs are cleaner than others. The surprise? A Microsoft store might be the best place to buy.
Apple's Non-Apology Annoys Judge
Apple has been ordered to rewrite an apology it owes Samsung regarding tablet design after a U.K. judge scoffed at the original.
What's Next For 4G: Data Analysis
4G World award finalists for emerging products and services say the technology means faster mobile Web browsing -- and an opportunity to mine data.