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 PC market looks better as the tech suppliers who thrived on torrid mobile device growth start to get squeezed.
The PC-on-a-stick will come pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 for $149, or Linux for just $89, when it starts shipping in March.
Google's latest version of its mobile OS is an improvement, but it's still a resource hog, laggy and highly unstable.
System monitoring can be expensive and difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device. Monitor and manage all of your Windows, Linux, and Mac servers and workstations with a simple app on your mobile device.
With no solid business productivity apps, as well as continually perpetuating the 'toxic hellstew', Google's mobile OS is still missing from my personal tech stable two years after I abandoned it. But there's some hope for it yet.
Microsoft is looking to the .NET Core to help bring its programming framework across different Windows flavors, as well as Linux and Mac OS X.
In response to an evolving market, Intel plans to combine the resources of its PC division with its struggling chip group.
Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.
The company's latest graphics capabilities are better equipped to handle mobile gaming, new user interfaces and video all while preserving power.
A long-running court case over consumers' right to get a refund on unwanted OS has finally been settled. Will it change the PC market in the country?
With the release of Lightworks version 12.0, EditShare reaches its goal of a cross-platform video NLE for Windows, Linux and now OS X. Unfortunately this is accompanied by a substantial price increase for the Pro version.
Windows Phone 8.1 is the most widely-used version of its mobile OS, according to Microsoft, as new Windows Phone OEMs emerge in meaningful numbers.
Amidst this week's hoopla over iOS, Amazon announced a major update to its version of Android Fire OS, Google shared its vision for Android One, and Microsoft released a cool mobile keyboard that works on several platforms.
Apple's new mobile OS is now available, and IT managers need to know how to handle its new features. We examine what the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors have to offer on the subject.
It's taken longer than expected, but Intel has finally officially released the first CPUs using its Broadwell architecture. The new processors enable the holy grail of mobile computing: full PC power in a completely fanless package.
Newly released figures from two popular web analytics firms show a PC market that is essentially static. The most interesting detail: Apple's push to update its installed base to the latest OS X version has largely succeeded, while Microsoft is less successful with its efforts to get Windows 8 users to move to the free 8.1 update.
At Hot Chips, Nvidia revealed some of Denver's surprises and showed the first performance test results for this souped-up version of the Tegra K1 processor designed for smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks.
You can install any modern Windows or Linux version, desktop or server, using Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. But you'll need to bring your own license and software for the base OS. Here's how to get that OS cheap or even free.
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.
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