This is where the rubber meets the road with Windows Phone. We take a selection of regularly-used apps and see whether Windows Phone can provide similar functions. The results may surprise you!
David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
In addition to hosting the ZDNet Government and ZDNet DIY-IT blogs, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz is an author, U.S. policy advisor and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets, is one of America's foremost cyber-security experts, and is a top expert on saving and creating jobs. He is also director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute as well as the founder of ZATZ Publishing. David is a member of FBI InfraGard, the Cyberwarfare Advisor for the International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, a columnist for The Journal of Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, and has been a regular CNN contributor, and a guest commentator for the Nieman Watchdog of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He is the author of Where Have All the Emails Gone?, the definitive study of email in the White House, as well as How To Save Jobs and The Flexible Enterprise, the classic book that served as a foundation for today's agile business movement.
A reader with no tech skills and little money has a great idea for an app. He thinks Apple and Android will both want to make it a standard feature. You know this isn't going to end well.
We got a ton of reader comments and questions when David Gewirtz told us he was moving from Outlook to Gmail. In this article, he tries to answer most of them.
Did you ever notice how sometimes things can seem absolutely normal, until you look around and realize you could be in a Doctor Who episode?
Our own David Gewirtz has been using Outlook since before XP was released. He's changed every other aspect of his workflow infrastructure since then, but not email. Until now.
IBM and Apple may be resisting Android's dominance for now, but resistance is futile. A potent mix of flexibility, diversity and low-cost lets Android be whatever it needs to be -- for any business.
We're certainly not claiming that Windows Phone is better overall than iOS (or even the reverse). But there are ways that Windows Phone beats current iPhones.
When you look at the raw dollar numbers, the Chromebook wins over the Mac in the lab scenario.
We've gotten a number of reader questions about WordPress, and in particular, about the very different variations that are available to bloggers and developers. In this article, we help clear up the confusion.
Last night, our own David Gewirtz left his smartphone in his car. Across the street. Not within handy reach. For two hours. Alone. By itself. Untouched. Unchecked. It's not a pretty story.
It’s very, very red. It’s also a completely different UI from Android and iOS. In many ways, though, it's just another high-end smartphone. And that's a good thing.
David Gewirtz begins to take a serious, no-holds-barred look at the new Windows Phone. In this article, he outlines the criteria he'll be using to compare it to the best of Android and iOS.
No web site can be stuck in time, even if the content is. The server software and security systems supporting a web site must be constantly updated to prevent incursion and corruption.
David Gewirtz took the gamble and decided to upgrade from Mountain Lion. You know what? Mavericks is still buggy as heck.
PowerPoint may be the go-to presentation tool for professional presenters and educators. But if you have a ton of slides, Microsoft does very little to help out — except remove a few helpful features.