Crowdfunding resource site Kickstarter is the ultimate in financial freedom for many who couldn't fund their projects any other way. But I hate it. It has one significant flaw that I can't get past: all or nothing funding.
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.
Have you ever heard of a technology solution that's so disruptive and different that you have to say that this could be the ultimate security solution? That's what I did at SpiceWorld 2013.
The Great Debate series this week pit me against David Braue for the 'Time to abandon Gmail?' debate question. I said 'No.'
Say anything negative about Bitcoin and the moles come out of the dark to throw stones. But the truth is that dollars are better than Bitcoins. And here's why.
Have you ever asked Siri for a traffic report? Don't bother if you're driving. Have you ever had Google Maps tell you to, "Return to route"? Frustrating isn't it? XOWi is the little gadget that can take the pain away.
For some companies, building a brand costs millions of dollars in huge ad campaigns and years of seed planting, good will, and market cultivation. But Spiceworks' Community changes everything.
If you believe that all technology shows are created equal, you're wrong. Spiceworks' SpiceWorld is so much more than just SWAG and vendor fluff; it's a community. And cool software.
There's nothing wrong with holding onto those shrink-wrapped software boxes and hard copy licenses or is there? I think you have to look past the calls for its demise just because of what's on the calendar.
Bitcoin is a really bad idea. Promoting digital currency is like promoting digital food; it will leave you empty and you'll wonder why you ever thought it was a good idea.
As I pondered weak and weary, over many a quaint cell phone or two, I realized that there's something missing: a panic button. And then I asked the most dangerous question of all: Why?
There are five essential accessories that will make your BYOD experience better. Can you name all five?
Someday very soon, you'll carry three computing/communications devices: a phone, a mini tablet, and a super tablet. Each has its purpose and a form factor that's just right for the job.
Apple moved the VPN settings in iOS 5 from the main screen to General settings in iOS 6 and even farther down the list of General settings in iOS 7. Why would Apple make this strange move unless it actually wants to discourage BYOD for its product users?
Sadly, the results of this week's Great Debate (Microsoft's next CEO: Is an insider Redmond's best bet?) didn't fall in my favor. Now I know how Al Gore must have felt when he won the popular vote but didn't get to be President.
There's an elephant in the room and no one's talking about it: Microsoft bought Nokia but it should have bought BlackBerry. It's not too late to take action.