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Content posted in July 2015
10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Slideshows  |  7/31/2015
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
10 Pricey iPhone Apps That Will Leave You Broke
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015
InformationWeek went searching for the most expensive iPhone apps that are out there. Here's our Top 10.
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Slideshows  |  7/29/2015
The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
7 Smart Ways To Leverage Social Data
Slideshows  |  7/28/2015
Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents.
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
Citizen Data Scientists: 7 Ways To Harness Talent
Slideshows  |  7/24/2015
A new role is emerging to deal with the ongoing shortage of data scientists. Learn more about these new power users and find out how organizations can cultivate more of them.
10 Annoyingly Addictive iPhone, Android Apps
Slideshows  |  7/24/2015
These deceitfully simple games for iPhones and Android smartphones will thwart all attempts at productivity and communication. Proceed with caution.
Microsoft Office On iOS: Startup Guide
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015
Microsoft Office on mobile devices offers the flexibility to work on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents when and where needed. Here's how to install, configure, and use Microsoft Office on iPhones and iPads.
Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Slideshows  |  7/22/2015
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
Why Cloud Security Beats Your Data Center
Slideshows  |  7/21/2015
Cloud computing has developed a bad reputation for security, but it will soon provide tighter security than traditional on-premises IT. Here's why.
10 Cool Fitness Trackers That Aren't Apple Watch
Slideshows  |  7/20/2015
Recording health data is a key selling point of Apple Watch, but there are many fitness trackers that measure steps, calories, and sleep at a fraction of the cost.
9 Reasons Flash Must Die, And Soon
Slideshows  |  7/19/2015
Whether you're a user or a developer, the reasons to leave Flash in the past keep multiplying.
9 Causes Of Data Misinterpretation
Slideshows  |  7/17/2015
Data can prove just about anything. Most organizations want to come to the right decisions, but faulty conclusions and bad outcomes can happen. Here's why.
NASA's New Horizons Brings Pluto Into Focus
Slideshows  |  7/17/2015
The outermost planet in our solar system comes into breathtaking relief as NASA successfully completes a nine-year, 3-billion-mile expedition to Pluto.
10 Wildest Google Street View Adventures
Slideshows  |  7/16/2015
Not content to limit its ambitions to mapping the world's cities and towns, Google's Street View team has been taking some wild adventures over the years. These are our favorites.
9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Slideshows  |  7/15/2015
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
8 Things To Know About Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto
Slideshows  |  7/14/2015
Shigeru Miyamoto is the greatest video designer ever and the odds-on favorite to take over Nintendo. But can he once again save the video game company?
14 Security Fails That Cost Executives Their Jobs
Slideshows  |  7/14/2015
Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, is the latest casualty of a data breach, but she's certainly not the only one. There's no job security when your job is security.
How To Mess Up Your First Days On The Job
Slideshows  |  7/13/2015
Got a new gig? Congratulations. Make sure you start off on the right foot by avoiding these rookie slip-ups during your first few weeks at a new job.
HTML5: 10 Tips That Will Change Your Life
Slideshows  |  7/12/2015
HTML5 is the future of the Web. Whether you're a developer or a power user, there are things you should know about the Web's new programming foundation.
7 Mobile Power Technologies To Watch
Slideshows  |  7/10/2015
Advances in smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and even Internet of Things devices have failed to adequately address one core problem: power. Here are seven up-and-coming technologies that may power our future.
7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results
Slideshows  |  7/9/2015
Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations' ability to make smart decisions.
5 Ways Microsoft Messed Up Mobile
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015
Plenty of mobile mishaps led to Microsoft's decision to cut thousands of jobs in its phone division.
CIO Certifications To Advance Your Career
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015
Today's IT leaders need business skills, including management, governance, and strategy, plus tech know-how. Here are six types of certifications that can help advance your organization and your career.
7 Ways To Kill Data Center Efficiency
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015
Research finds that over 30% of data center servers are chronically idle or comatose. These seven factors are making your data center inefficient.
10 Most Reputable Tech Companies in the US
Slideshows  |  7/7/2015
See which companies top the list, and which ones didn't make the cut, in the Reputation Institute's 2015 US Technology RepTrak.
10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Slideshows  |  7/6/2015
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Slideshows  |  7/5/2015
In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Slideshows  |  7/3/2015
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
How To Use Data To Outsmart Your Competitors
Slideshows  |  7/2/2015
The pressure's on to use data to outsmart your competitors. Here are six ways companies can use data to imagine and even re-imagine what's possible.
10 Great Geek Getaways For Summer
Slideshows  |  7/2/2015
Longing to get away this summer but more interested in the Shire than St. Barths? Check out our guide to geek-tastic vacations worldwide.
Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
Slideshows  |  7/1/2015
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.


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