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 desktop PC is dead, and IT pros are either replacing them with laptops or dumping the PC entirely for smartphones and tablets, right? Wrong.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
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According to analysts, in-memory Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing (HTAP) is the future of business applications.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
Smartphones and software -- not to mention signs of life in the PC market -- are fueling IT spending this year, according to market researchers.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
Despite having sold about one of every three smartphones shipped globally last year, Samsung is dabbling in luxury televisions and investing in memory chip production to diversify away from smartphones and tablets.
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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.
Oracle's 12c database with in-memory option, cloud offerings and applications have analysts upbeat -- for now.
The company's nuclear business is declining, but smartphones and tablets are still doing well — and the maker of flash memory chips is seeing the results.
The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
Citrix has been trying to reduce or eliminate the difference between direct access and virtual access of workloads. Framehawk's technology and engineering talent should help Citrix further improve its technology and reach to deliver applications to smartphones and tablets.
Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2.5 percent last year, but the growth of memory chip sales for smartphones and tablets is leading to 5 percent growth in 2013, according to IHS
The Japanese electronics firm plans to cut its losses and will instead focus more on developing smartphones for business use in line with its popular "Toughbook" notebook PC series.
Post-PC doesn't have to be about smartphones and tablets. Sometimes a dedicated product can follow the philosophy of post-PC to a most beautiful effect...
Gamers are bucking the trend. While everyone else is shunning the PC in favor of smartphones and tablets, gamers are still buying and building new PCs to meet the demands of modern games.
Mixed results in the Fortune 500's technology sector, as mobile is up year-over-year, cellular is about flat, but the biggest losses in the PC market, as desktops and laptops are taking a backseat for smartphones.
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