As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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In the modern, global landscape, it is almost certain that users will need to access mission-critical business applications at any time of day, from any time zone. Is your datacenter ready?
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Email can be a drag on any user's life. After using Outlook for more than a decade, for one writer it was time to change. In choosing Gmail, he fell in love with email all over again.
With a partner network numbering thousands, PC maker Lenovo turned to the cloud for secure, time-sensitive access authorisation.
It's the first of the month, which means it's time for another look at the state of the PC and mobile markets, using the latest data from two large web analytics firms.
For the past several years, tablet PCs and smartphones have been the primary growth driver in the smart device category, but that cash cow might be running dry.
MemSQL's CEO sees in-memory technology as the best way to enable real time transactions and analytics applications. He also sees this as the basis for extremely fast big data solutions.
One of the world's largest tech shows takes place in Taiwan this week at an unusual time for the industry. The PC is under pressure, but this is prompting lots of experimentation with new designs, lower prices, and different software platforms. And Computex is the place to see these fresh ideas.
Time may be on Microsoft's side when it comes to the prospects for its Surface tablet PC initiative.
The industry is used to considering system, storage, and application lifecycles. Companies routinely cycle through new requirements, standing up something new to address the requirements, running for a time, and then retiring equipment or applications. Does it make sense to do the same with networks and networking equipment?
With the multitudes of accounts we have to deal with for email, social networking and other applications that require password authentication, we need a better solution.
Today's Web-base applications need to be both interactive and work in real time. The hypertext transfer protocol was designed as a "call and response" tool to transfer static data. Kaazing thinks that it has a better way.
The third-party provider of maintenance and support services for SAP and Oracle business applications says its total net sales surged 40 percent in fiscal 2013 to more than $61 million, an all-time high.
The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
Given the time difference in Russia, US viewers will be seeing time-delayed coverage. You can follow the action a bit closer with your mobile device using these applications.
Massachusetts Institiute of Technology researchers are preparing to present BlueDBM, a near real-time query machine for big data applications.
The 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple Mac has spurred a lot of reminiscences. For me, my first computer purchase was an IBM PC, however...
It's official. Linux gaming is going big time. Valve just announced more than a dozen new hardware Steam boxes from major gaming PC OEMs such as Alienware, Falcon Northwest, and Gigabyte
If adopting cloud applications on a piecemeal basis is causing management challenges for your staff, it might be time to consider a turnkey solution that brings them together in one place.
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