How will you decide between the Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, and the new wave of ultrabooks? Consider 10 important tablet vs. ultrabook comparison points.
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Tablets don't have optical drives and other spinning contraptions. And ultrabooks don't either ... right? Well, not necessarily. Intel's ultrabook specs don't demand a DVD-free design, and some manufacturers have added optical drives to their thin-and-light laptops. For instance, the Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook has a DVD-RW drive, as does the 14-inch Samsung Series 5 Ultra. And that's a good thing. Enterprise users may need to load an optical drive from time to time, possibly to access valuable corporate data archived on DVDs or CDs.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?