With Dell, HP, and Lenovo all with notebooks ready or in the works, you might think that Microsoft is under siege. Yet there's reason to believe that Microsoft isn't worried...at least, for now that is. But should it be?
Cloud has proven to be a sticky marketing term, even (especially?) among non-technical consumers. There is a growing consensus that “the cloud” promises a quicker and cheaper way of purchasing IT than the traditional, build-it-yourself model. This in turn has led to internal debates between application developers and infrastructure teams on the best approach for implementing “the cloud” within IT organizations. (And of course, IT architects know that when they hear management say, “We want to move to the cloud,” they will be the ones who have to figure out how to do it!)
You're a Windows user and you're about to get your very first OS X Mac this Christmas. Now Apple's shipped new models you've taken the decision to buy. Here's a short guide to help Windows users get to grip with OS X Mavericks and their Mac.
iSight fright might blight your night.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) webcams are vulnerable to silent malware attack. It's long been believed that nobody can turn on your iSight webcam without the light illuminating. However, security researchers have shown that to be false. They say the design flaw isn't only limited to the earlier models that they demonstrated it on. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers reach for the electrical tape.
Staffer calls the help desk to say he smells smoke -- and he thinks it's coming from one of the large multifunction printers. Fortunately, a facilities guy is already there, troubleshooting the problem.
All I want for Christmas is a new damned phone. I've had it with my Galaxy Nexus. But is there a replacement out there that will make all of my wishes come true?
Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro are sold out in many places, which sounds like good news for Microsoft. But is it really a good thing, or an artificially created shortage?
From the weird, wacky and potentially wonderful department comes a device that may one day read your dog’s mind so it can tell you what it wants. Although having a dog that can talk brings to mind cartoons or animated movies, those pooches manage human-speak without a Raspberry Pi-powered brain-computer interface strapped on their head.
Whether you're shopping for a new Android gadget or looking to make your current device do more, this guide has everything you need to make this holiday season count.