It was tiny, almost toy-like. And yet what it would unleash on the world would be no less than a revolution in personal computing.
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.
That "free" ADT home security system could end up costing you a lot of money if you want to escape from your contract.
It may look a lot like the iconic WRT 54G, but under the surface lies powerful and open hardware for the most demanding prosumer Wi-Fi users.
The true technologist is a chivalrous knight. Not a crusader.
Got an iPhone? You may never need to worry about turning on (or off) the lights ever again.
No more swapping out USB cables in crowded conference rooms. This monster charger on Kickstarter can juice up an entire squad of mobile devices.
There are grave consequences for behaving badly on social networks. Becoming unemployable may be the least of them.
State-sponsored surveillance and repression should not be your concern. Social networks, providers and employers you trust to safeguard your data and livelihood is what worries me most.
We always appreciate a nice display, and have come to think of ourselves as connoisseurs and critics of the very best (and worst) in holiday light entertainment.
New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.