This week, I spent some time looking for a new corporate laptop. The more time I spent trying to find the perfect system to fit my needs, the more I discovered how little flexibility and choice I actually had.
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.
Recent speculation of Apple releasing an "iWatch" sometime in the near future has many industry watchers closely observing Cupertino's activities. Will wearable computing devices finally become commonplace, and are there actual use cases?
There are those who would call our social media streams a new form of consciousness and the future of computing. I would suggest they spend more time interacting with actual human beings.
The answer is "no", but not for the reasons you might think.
The challenges in delivering extremely high-definition content over the Internet is not an issue of display cost, it's the limitations of our existing broadband infrastructure.
Apple's Q1 2013 financial results have now presented strong evidence that the company's popular iOS-based tablets have cannibalized their Macintosh sales. But this is no reason to panic.
My ZDNet colleague Ed Bott has exposed some icky practices at Oracle regarding their monetization of the end-user JRE install. Here's a better Java option for you to check out and some considerations for the future that the industry might want to look at.
Sometimes a piece of consumer electronics needs a good loving home.
There is a sickness in brick and mortar retail, and we need to understand what is causing it.
Barry S. Altman, CEO of Ft. Lauderdale-based Commodore USA, succumbed to his battle with cancer in early December of 2012.