Windows 8 Upgrade Planning Begins
Windows 8 represents Microsoft's most radical departure to date from its standard, icon-based GUI for Windows. An InformationWeek survey shows IT is preparing early.
5 Ways Mobile Saved Me During Snowtober
Like millions of others, I was caught up in the freak snow storm over the weekend. Here's how mobile kept me connected, despite Mother Nature's best efforts.
How To Avoid Social Media Messes
Social networking pioneers may be dealing with a pile of accounts, messaging, and credentials. Here's how to clean up the mess--or avoid it in the first place.
Windows 8 Upgrade Plans: Exclusive Research
A majority of enterprises have upgrade plans for Windows 8, though it won't be available until next year. See what else IT pros have to say about Microsoft's "reimagined" operating system.
IBM Eyes Broader Acquisition Strategy
Big Blue has a new CEO, a multi-billion dollar war chest, a new attitude toward the apps market, and a willingness to look at deals it might have rejected in the past.
HP, Nokia, SAP Face The Future
HP decides it still likes PCs, Nokia relaunches its smartphone efforts, and SAP breaks a record. It's a glass half-full week for tech.
HP Will Keep PC Division
Hoping to end months of corporate turmoil, CEO Meg Whitman promises to clarify HP's mission and to take another stab at the tablet business using Windows 8.
How Nokia Must Fight Back In U.S.
Nokia has a lot of work to do in the U.S. smartphone market if it wants to regain lost ground with Windows Phone 7 devices like the new Lumia models.
The Mac Emperor Has No Clothes
Yeah, I'm a Windows guy, but I've worked with Macs on and off a long time, probably longer than you. I keep hearing vague reassurances that the Mac is so awesomely amazing and I'll fall for it, but I'm just not feeling the love. It couldn't really be that the Mac is overhyped and overpriced, could it?
10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.
Stylish HTC Rhyme Is Priced Upscale
The Rhyme, HTC's newest Android Gingerbread phone, has color-coordinated accessories aimed at consumers. The phone is available on Verizon Wireless and has excellent battery life, but it's priced a little high for the features it offers.
10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.
CIA: Cloud Solving Our Petascale Data Problem
Central Intelligence Agency CIO Gus Hunt says cloud computing will save money, produce better intelligence gathering and analysis, and even improve information security at the agency.
Oracle Vs. The World
Oracle has its foot on the gas pedal, pushing the company faster than ever. But to what destination?
What A Video Wormhole Can Do For You
Ideo's David Kelley and Steelcase's James P. Hackett have an always-on videoconferencing link from one office to another to spur casual collaboration.
Oracle Buys RightNow In Cloud Play
The approximately $1.5 billion deal nets Oracle a key SaaS vendor and taps into soaring interest in customer relationship management software.
How's Your iPhone Battery Since That iOS 5 Upgrade?
Team Byte and some others aren't entirely happy with iOS 5 since they upgraded their older phones or bought an iPhone 4S. It's too early to draw any real conclusions, but certainly seem to be some problems, mostly around battery life and app crashes.