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.
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 Technology Solution Professional with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
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.
Think Ireland is all about the Guinness, Corned Beef & Potatoes? How about Color Photography, Seismology and Submarines?
You despise the idea of losing your individual computing power. You hate subscriber services. You don't trust our security model or feel we are reliable enough. You don't believe your connectivity will ever be good enough. It doesn't matter: Your distinctiveness will be added to our own. We are the cloud. Do not resist us.
Several technologies shown at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona will finally allow enterprises to get serious about a Bring Your Own Device strategy.
Banning Yahoo employees from telework will not be a quick fix for ex-Googler Marissa Mayer. If anything, it will worsen morale and cause the company's best and brightest to look elsewhere for employment.
Whoops, I broke it again. When shopping for a new PC, laptop, or ultrabook, make sure you investigate the terms of your warranty and the optional accidental damage coverage policies available to you.
In 10 years, what we refer to as personal computing will be radically different than what we experience today.
From calculator watches, to smart watches, to intelligent wristbands, the wrist computer has had a storied history.
Forget post-PC. Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth envisions a future where the smartphone is the brain of your tablet as well as your laptop and even your TV set, all connected to the cloud.