Billed as the $35 computer, the Raspberry Pi, has taken the DIY world by storm. It's a cool project system but it's no $35 computer.
There are no sacred cows to someone who believes that consumer devices and self-service IT are the keystones of the new business model. IT Apologist Ken Hess takes on Consumerization and bring your own device.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Having just completed my third week with my Mac mini, I'm happy to report that I'm in my happy place with my new computer. We're getting along fine. Thanks for all your help.
I hope that there's something more to wearable tech than just Google Glass and smartwatches. My guess is that there's not much more.
The second week with my Mac mini has been a mix of frustration and enhanced productivity. Frustration thanks to bad software and productivity thanks to helpful readers.
Wearable tech, or rather, the buzz surrounding wearable tech, is everywhere. But what isn't everywhere? A market for wearable tech. You can't make something true by creating buzz no matter how cool you think it is.
I've had my new Mac mini for exactly one week and it's been interesting. From frustration to happiness to buyer's remorse to searching for my Mac mojo groove, it's all here.
Microsoft needs a new vision and a new CEO. This post describes why I should be the next Microsoft CEO.
The Microsoft Surface might be the industry's illegitimate, red-headed stepchild but the road less traveled for some is the perfect tablet for students and for those who can ignore the murmurings against Redmond's fruit.
I see a lot of discussions about using phones in the enterprise but I never hear how well that works for anyone. Phones are not tablets or computers and aren't great for heavy BYOD use. But with a little tweaking, could they be?
It's no secret that for years I've wanted a Macbook Air. I love them. They're lightweight, powerful, fast, very thin, and just plain cool. My wife knew how much I wanted one and for my birthday, she took me to the Apple store.