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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The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
Easily swappable components could make building your own PC a breeze. The company's CEO said the self-contained parts could potentially be sold on a subscription basis.
The PC is, at its heart, a gestalt of components that come together to serve a purpose. Lose the ability to choose what goes into a PC, then a PC becomes nothing more than a black box, like a DVD player or a games console. And that's not a PC.
Citrix is merging its Branch Repeater, which delivers PC applications to virtual desktops with CloudBridge, which connects to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and data centers.
With only two panel suppliers willing to shoulder the additional expense incurred from using ultra-slim glass, this could put a squeeze on the growing ultra-slim PC market.
The PC industry is apparently trying to burn through inventory just as it should be building components ahead of a Windows upgrade cycle. The fourth quarter could be in trouble, say analysts.
Organizations tend to trust manufacturers to ensure hardware in one's IT infrastructure stay safe, but more impetus needed to develop tools to safeguard device integrity, watchers urge.
Both companies collaborate to drive use of mobile payments services, including SIM-based payment methods and near-field communications-based digital wallets.
Nvidia's Kepler-based graphics chips will expand existing desktop virtualization capabilities so more mobile workers can benefit, while cloud-based games can now be delivered to devices without GPUs too, CEO states.
Companies shouldn't commit to platform-as-a-service due to existing vendor relationships but on whether service will serve needs, having right people to maximize usage and budget to deploy, urge analysts.
Biometrics-based tools today use multiple modalities for authentication to improve accuracy, but analyst points out uptake lower than what industry expected.
By Sep. 1, all handsets sold in India must disclose level of radiation and this data must be stated on device, manual, packaging box and Web sites of handset maker and ministry.
Apple releases patch Thursday to curb Flashback malware, but one analyst says platform likely to come under "deep scrutiny" by cybercriminals and this could lead to more attacks in future.
A joint study conducted by Sonatype and Aspect Security found that many open source components, security libraries and web frameworks contain vulnerabilities, and that many Fortune 500 companies have downloaded and built applications based on these components.
One way IT can hasten their responsiveness to business requirements is in their ability to deliver applications to PC faster, better and cheaper.
Companies have developed and deployed thousands of applications designed for Windows. What do they do now that staff and customers are using Smartphones and Tablets and expect the same applications will be available. Gizmox thinks that it has the answer.
Bringing together a smart thin-client and a mainframe-based, highly secure, well managed, virtualized industry standard system environment is the goal of this consortium. Customers needing military grade security while deploying popular PC applications ought to take notice.
With many commercial antivirus providers facing a shrinking market share as free software gain in popularity, observers advise that they will need to focus on marketing their level of protection and support.