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Tag Archives: future

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 »

Poll: Are PC/smartphone hybrids a key part of the future?

Here’s what Ubuntu for Android looks like in action. Photo credit: Canonical I’ve written about the convergence of PCs and smartphones recently with stories on Motorola Webtop and Ubuntu for Android. This could potentially have very important implications for business computing, IT departments, and the enterprise. These hybrid PC/smartphone devices can become effective thin clients, accessing business apps via the ... Read More »

Continuous security monitoring: Wave of the future

Unlike the NSA, most IT security teams struggle to establish and maintain ongoing awareness of the state of information security in their company. Many security professionals, when asked the “are we secure” question by executives, are unable to articulate the answer in a manner that resonates with management (gurgling noises often accompany the response). Why can’t we answer this question? ... Read More »

Docking smartphones will be a key part of future, say IT pros

I’ve written a lot about the potential convergence of smartphones and PCs — including recent pieces on Motorola Webtop and Ubuntu for Android — but I recently polled TechRepublic’s audience of IT professionals to get their take on whether they see these docking smartphones as legitimate PC replacements. This audience is notoriously ambivalent about tablets, but they turned about to ... Read More »

Google Now: The future of big data and Android’s game-changer

Android’s new Google Now widget This week Google released its latest update to Google Now on Android, including a handy new homescreen widget and a bunch of new options that make the predictive search tool more tuned into your interests than ever. If you want to see the future of what big data and predictive analytics are going to be ... Read More »