Gartner's and IDC's first quarter 2013 PC sales numbers look bad, but we shouldn't be surprised because we saw this coming nearly two years ago. Welcome to the Cenozoic era, Cretaceans.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
You think Google's Android OS is hopelessly fragmented now? This is just the beginning.
A pandemic in Asia, war in the Koreas, or a combination of these would create absolute chaos in the technology industry.
For real: Activision's computer-generated character animation is strikingly realistic, generated in real-time, and coming soon to a computer near you.
Many of you shared your fears of being enslaved to the Cloud. But groups who have traditionally been on the disadvantaged side of the digital divide are already using it to gain their respective freedoms.
The QNX operating system that runs at the core of BlackBerry 10 devices can run Android applications. But does that undermine native development for the aspiring smartphone platform?
My ZDNet colleague says you should avoid VDI and other remote desktop technologies when transforming enterprise apps for mobile. He's wrong.
After seven years of working from home, I finally have the tools to communicate and collaborate seamlessly with my remote colleagues.
Like the Pillar of Fire in the Old Testament, Amazon drops its own Finger of God on Google and its Android tablet OEMs during Passover season in the form of a reduced-price Kindle Fire HD.
The difference in reasons why people who create, manage, and develop open-source and free software, and why end users consume it is a major philosophical disconnect.