Monday , 20 May 2019

Tech Sanity Check

Ultrabooks: A new era for PCs or Wintel innovation bankruptcy?

Picture credit report: James Martin/CNET Amongst the 30-foot display screens of substantial TVs as well as the currently unlimited ceremony of brand-new mobile phones and also tablet computers, it’s simple to neglect that CES is likewise the COMPUTER sector’s greatest as well as essential occasion of the year as well as has actually been for over a years because the ... Read More »

Five future technologies I can’t wait for

This write-up was initially released on September 13, 2011. Credit: iStockPhoto/audioundwerbung”The future is currently below– it’s simply not uniformly dispersed.”William Gibson Among the most effective aspects of my task covering the most up to date modern technologies is obtaining very early info concerning a few of the incredible points boiling down the pipe in the years in advance. Yet, the ... Read More »

Top trends of CES 2012: Geek pundits speak out

Image credit rating: Jason Hiner|TechRepublic To assist kind with the madness of CES I spoke with a few of the most intelligent and also most enthusiastic technology analysts I recognize and also inquired regarding the most effective items and also fads they saw at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. I asked all them the exact same 2 inquiries: What was ... Read More »

Let’s be honest, Facebook is a badly overpriced photo-sharing and gaming site

Credit: iStockphoto/narvikk When Google went public in 2004, I had an uncle that asked me if he ought to purchase GOOG supply. My solution, “No means. They have an outstanding item, yet no great prepare for transforming it right into a company.” Sorry concerning that, Uncle Mark. At the very least the suggestions was complimentary. A lot of my friends ... Read More »

Apple, Facebook, and how ‘open’ went out of style in tech

Steve Jobs as well as Mark Zuckerberg conversation at the D8 meeting. Image credit rating: Asa Mathat Recently, almost the whole innovation sector supported as Facebook revealed that it had actually lastly determined to end up being a public firm, in exactly what will definitely be just one of the wealthiest IPOs in Wall Street background. We could absolutely forgive ... Read More »

Get my daily picks of the most important news in tech

Credit: iStockphoto.com/chris_lemmens Lots of digital natives have turned to social feeds like Twitter to keep up with the daily flow of tech news, but if you rely solely on social media then you can miss some of the most important stories when you’re not looking. To help you filter out the noise and catch the top tech stories, I produce ... Read More »

Here’s to the technology builders: A hat tip

Photo credit: iStockphoto/medlar I spend a lot time criticizing the latest products in tech. I’m a technology critic. That’s my job, and, it’s absolutely necessary in order to help buyers make smart decisions about technology and to push the tech companies to do their best work and to act in good faith towards their customers. But, I’m going to hit the pause ... Read More »

The iPad’s most useful apps, updated for 2012

I previously said that the Apple iPad is only good for two things (I later added a third), but it’s really good at those things. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of the 22 most useful apps for taking advantage of the iPad’s strengths, and I’ve updated it for 2012 and the launch of the third-generation iPad. Keep in mind that this ... Read More »

Health check: IT budgets look good in new TechRepublic/ZDNet survey

TechRepublic and ZDNet launched their joint IT Priorities 2012 report, which provides a broad survey of US IT organizations and their current IT budget plans. You can think of this as our first annual health check on the current state of IT. Although we can’t give the patient a completely clean bill of health, there are definitely fresh legs that ... Read More »

15 Android widgets that will make iPhone users jealous

One of the biggest advantages of Android over iPhone is widgets. Android has them, iPhone does not. Widgets are valuable because they give you an at-a-glance look at lots of different kinds of information and quick access to valuable apps and configuration settings. I carry both an Android phone (for work) and an iPhone (my private phone), but there are ... Read More »