iPad nano Fills Micro-Tablet Niche For Apple
Formerly known as the "iPod Touch" Apple is recasting this product as an affordable, easy-to-handle micro tablet. "It's the best 4-inch iPad we've ever made!" says Apple's Phil Schiller.
Windows Blue: What We Know
Will Windows Blue, Windows 8's successor, be a nail in the coffin of traditional PCs? Here are 5 key facts that have emerged.
Nebula One Debuts: OpenStack As Hardware
Until now, OpenStack has appeared in the marketplace as a set of components in major Linux distributions. The Nebula One hardware appliance aims to simplify private cloud.
Veterans Affairs BYOD Plans On Hold
Department of Veterans Affairs will delay bring-your-own-device until it solves legal questions involving privacy with personal mobile devices used for work.
National Patient ID System: Debate Stoked
Hoping to spark a national conversation on information exchange, a prominent health IT advocate has started a WhiteHouse.gov petition to have Congress lift ban on HHS national patient identification system.
How To Make A MOOC, MIT Style
Here's how MIT professor Eric Lander's introduction to biology course is being turned into a massive open online course for remote students.
Gmail Users Cut Off in Windows 8
The new Calendar and Contacts apps in Windows 8 will not synchronize with Google at all, and Google email is limited to IMAP from now on. Google users will probably have to use the browser versions because Google has no plans to write Windows 8 apps.
Windows Blue's Got Me Down
Microsoft has allowed that something called "Windows Blue" exists. Too bad the company seems hell-bent on taking Windows in the wrong direction.
BlackBerry Ships 1M Z10s
BlackBerry's Q4 earnings show the company eked out a slim profit as it shipped one million Z10 smartphones.
Compare Cloud Service Prices With New Tool
Cloud service prices change frequently. PlanForCloud, a free online tool, tracks those changes and calculates your potential deployment costs with six different providers.
Tell Me Again: Why Rush Into Windows 8?
Windows Blue might signal a bold new future for touch computing, but it doesn't exactly inspire a quick upgrade to Windows 8 for traditional users like me.
BlackBerry Balance - The Real Reason To Buy It
The BlackBerry Z10 is a good phone, but it doesn't get really cool until you use it as both your work and personal phone. BlackBerry 10 has a series of features the company calls "BlackBerry Balance," to make both roles work well and to protect each from the other.
Google Objects To 'Ungoogleable'
Swedish Language Council removes word coined to describe a term that search engines can't find -- "ogooglebar" in Swedish -- after Google complains.