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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Apple doesn't attend the CES, but was in the news this week. Apple offers an unlocked iPhone, a theory behind the buggy software of late, and a CEO predicts Apple Watch will be a killer.
Lenovo, HP, and Dell are increasing their collective dominance of the PC market, with Apple as the only threat. So how are the three big OEMs coping with sweeping changes in the computing landscape?
It looks like Apple has a serious problem when it comes to software quality, and it is something that the company needs to address if it wants to avoid a backlash.
In addition to showing media files and running games from the Google Play store, the micro-console can make use of Razer's new Cortex: Stream software to stream PC games -- but at an additional cost.
Apple's software quality is put under the microscope and one line of thinking is that marketing is driving the bus. There are simpler reasons that make more sense.
The computer giant wants to bring Windows to the masses again -- in the form of a tiny desktop box.
Ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch, due sometime early next year, Apple has made WatchKit available to developers who want to create apps for the new platform.
PC sales are declining - despite the end-of-XP support bump - while Mac sales were up 18 percent in Q2 and 21 percent in Q3 of 2014. Why isn't the Mac declining along with Windows PCs?
Apple's iOS 8 includes support for advanced text input software. Matthew has six alternatives installed, so take a look to see which might work best for you.
Apple has thwarted WireLurker, discovered earlier this week, which has been targeting iOS users both through PCs and Macs.
Apple reported strong numbers for the last three-month period. And if you thought the PC market was anything to go by, you're wrong: the Mac is back.
Samsung and Apple are duking it out for corporate device dominance, but the real mobility score is on the back end with cloud services and the software needed to manage endpoints.
Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
Apple has issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered Bash bug seen as a threat to internet-linked devices, but it does not fix all known Shellshock exploits.
It looks like the PC market will live for at least another quarter. New sales figures from the U.S. retail channel show slight gains over last year during the back-to-school buying season. Apple had the most impressive results, with sub-$300 notebooks (including Chromebooks) also doing well.
The packaged software market is way past obsolete. In this article, we'll take a look at the cloud-based freemium model and explore why it might actually be a winning solution for struggling PC independent software vendors.
How low can the price of a Windows PC go? At this week's IFA show in Berlin, PC makers are rolling out new PCs with outrageously aggressive pricing. Here's how they're cutting costs.
Everyone knows the PC market has been in decline for the past few years. But one segment of that market is doing spectacularly well, and one company has managed to carve out enviable sales and profits by dominating that niche. Guess who?
The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
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