From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.
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The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
The latest update to Apple's mobile software comes with performance improvements to its older devices, notably the iPhone 4s and the iPad 2.
Chinese hardware maker clocks a 19 percent increase in profit on revenues totaling US$10.5 billion in the second quarter, shipping a "record" 35.6 million devices. But sales from its mobile division drop 6 percent.
Taking a look at what makes the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tick.
The rollout of iOS 8 has been a rocky one, and user adoption is slow. Details that seem to be believable have surfaced about the iPad Air 2, which should be unveiled next week.
Looking past the hardware and software required to make a good mobile device, it's the total package that determines how well they resonate with users.
The iPhone and iPad giant is dishing out its latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, with the latest features and greater support for enterprise users.
The tight integration with your iPhone packs a powerful productivity punch, bringing the best of mobile to your desktop and notebook. It does, however, leave one question in mind. Who needs an iPad now?
India's second-largest public traded company, Reliance Industries met with South Korean ICT businesses, mobile hardware device developers, and manufacturing sites.
$100 off select Apple iPad tablets + $0 down w/ 2-yr. plan
Two big differentiators for Flint Mobile: its no-extra-hardware approach to reading cards and a per-transaction fee structure that doesn't penalize low-volume users.
In a major update, Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription service upgrades 14 desktop applications, introduces several new 'connected' mobile apps, launches a stylus/ruler combo and gives creative pros easy access to their online assets.
Apple lifts the lid on its latest mobile platform at its annual developer conference, iOS 8, packed with new features and functionality for the iPhone and iPad community.
Readers may have given the ZDNet Great Debate to the 'yawn' vote, but the fact that Office for iPad apps are flying off the shelves suggests that Microsoft has indeed captured the imaginations of increasingly mobile users. Whether it can keep them, is the big question.
No matter how you add it up, it appears that Microsoft has threaded the business model needle with Office on iPad and transitioned itself for cloud and mobile revenue going forward.
A lot has been said about the rumored upcoming appearance of Office for iPad, including that it's too late to make a difference. Actually, thanks to mobile tech, it may be too late for regular Office.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may take the wraps off the long-rumored Office for iPad suite at a Microsoft press event focused on cloud and mobile on March 27.
The iPhone and iPad maker issued a fix for its mobile devices on Friday, but left its desktop and notebook devices unpatched. But not for long, Apple says.
How is the active life of a piece of computer hardware? Three years, four or five? Well if my beloved first-generation iPad is anything to go by, three years may be all you get.
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