What happens after the Waterloo, Ontario-based mobile device company ceases to exist?
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 with 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.
Customize your own Moto X? A Lumia 920 in your choice of fab plastic? Or perhaps a new iPhone 5C? Meh. I need something that can withstand the rigors of daily business and travel without putting an ugly, bulky case on it.
Computing Convergence, driven by an overwhelming desire in the future to reduce cost, consolidate form factors and enterprise infrastructure will be backed up with services running on powerful Clouds.
Jason Perlow needed to know just one thing: Was his address serviceable? More than one hour of call center sales talk later, he got his answer.
OOMA's solution for small businesses is a multi-line subscriber VOIP service with a corporate-class call attendant and integrated voicemail that's affordable and easy to use.
Looking for a way to wirelessly control all the lights in your home from your smartphone or tablet? Check out the AIRcable SmartDimmer.
My best advice to everyone who is potentially threatened by Cloud-based automation and datacenter elimination is to get thee some new skills. Quickly.
Logitech's H820e/H650e VOIP-quality headsets and C930e webcam brings crystal clear voice and enterprise-grade video conferencing to teleworkers and mobile professionals on a budget.
While there will always almost certainly be a niche market for professional grade cameras for specific applications and works of significant artistic merit, the DSLR's bread and butter market no longer needs or even wants to carry these beasts anymore.
Jason Perlow gives you his picks for the best BBQ and grilling tech/accessories for the July 4th weekend and the summer ahead.
How many of these darned things do I really need to run?
Change is never easy for users to accept, even if you are introducing new technologies that are supposed to make lives easier or the computing experience simpler.
Yep, the Windows 8.1 Preview release breaks the Bing Desktop program. But I've created a temporary workaround. (UPDATED)
If IBM's recent workforce rebalancing act is any indication of future trends, then we're going to see an awful lot of vacant datacenter space and vacant datacenter jobs.
I hate to break it to you guys, but the government just isn't that into you. Moving your organization's applications and workloads to the cloud from a traditional on-premises model fundamentally changes nothing about the impact of NSA surveillance on the enterprise.
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