SSDs are fast, quiet, and they make spinning disks obsolete. Meet the Crucial M5xx SSDs: M500 and M550, your spinning disk replacements.
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 BYOD.
As promised, here is an exclusive video that gives you an inside scoop on Hollywood high tech. This one covers bad guy Electro and the Green Goblin from the latest Amazing Spider-Man movie, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
2x Software offers up a solution to your XP woes. Worry no more. The 2xLifeCyclePlus replacement shell for XP is available now and ready to serve.
It's a rare treat to see a new blockbuster movie like Amazing Spider-Man 2 before anyone else does, but it's an even rarer treat to get to talk to the people who made it and to see how they made it.
You'd better get ready for the personal computing, BYOD, and corporate computing revolution. Linux is coming to a desktop near you. But not like you think or had hoped. It's coming in the form of the Chrome OS on Chromebooks.
If you're considering implementing an IoT strategy for your business, you need a serious security plan. Here's your checklist of five security weak points and what to look for when you attempt to fix them.
The broadening of the FTC's powers to include cybersecurity and lawsuits over security breaches extends the government's ability to destroy businesses.
Every big trend that hits IT brings with it a hoard of shlock products, fly-by-night companies, and 'experts' from under every rock. Get ready for the wave of the new Y2K: The Internet of Things.
Have you made any advancements toward moving to Windows Server 2012 and Powershell 4.0? If not, I have a shortcut for you: CBT Nuggets classes taught by Don Jones.
Comedy podcast show stars and professional podcasters, Keith and The Girl (Chemda) discuss their book, The Ultimate Podcasting Guide. The book contains all the information you need to start and succeed in podcasting.
If you're a System Administrator, an IT decision maker, or a C-level executive, you need to give the humble Chromebook some real consideration as the new corporate workstation standard.
Chromebooks are perfect for students of all ages. They're lightweight, sturdy, inexpensive, secure, and fun. What's not to love?
A whole month with nothing but a Chromebook to use for writing, browsing, image editing, emailing, and communicating. It wasn't easy, but it was easier than I imagined.
The end of MtGox. The wildly fluctuating prices. The major losses and hacks. The utter nonsense of it all. It hurts, doesn't it? But you know what? I told you so.
Tonight at 10PM EST, I join John Oliphant, James Welbes, and Craig Tumblison for their Practical Chrome Podcast show. In this live 13th episode, "Tell Me What You Really Think", I discuss my ongoing 30 day adventure with my Acer Chromebook.