Dell is shipping Project Ophelia devices to early beta testers. PC sales are already suffering at the hands of mobile devices, and now Dell's Android PC-on-a-stick threatens the relevance of traditional PCs from a different angle.
Stories by Tony Bradley
Microsoft has released a Developer Preview version of IE 11 for Windows 7. Newer doesn't always equal better, but IE 11 has some power under the hood that business users will benefit from.
Sprint and AT&T both unveiled new 4G coverage zones today. The realm of 4G wireless networking continues to grow with each passing week, and for business users it has matured from a luxury to a necessity.
Microsoft recently rolled out Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview. The update for Microsoft's flagship server OS includes a number of features to improve and enhance managing virtual servers with Windows Server 2012.
Microsoft caved to market pressure and sagging demand this week by slashing the price of the Surface RT tablet by 30 per cent. The Surface RT is better-equipped for business than rival tablets, and at $US350 ( $US470 once you add a Touch or Type keyboard cover, which it requires to be truly functional) it straddles the line between tablet and PC, and could help business customers rein in IT costs.
It's tough to keep track of all of your passwords. In spite of advances in biometrics, and increased attention on the value of two-factor authentication, passwords remain the primary means of digital security. They're also one of the weakest links in the security chain.
You're probably familiar with Lenovo and EMC, both more or less household names in the tech industry. Well, now the two have joined forces to form a joint venture, LenovoEMC.
Microsoft revealed the date this week when it plans to start collecting on its bets. As of October 26--the official release date for Windows 8--all the cards will be on the table, and we will see if the gamble will pay off or not.
Dell is committed to joining the tablet fray once again--this time with Windows 8 tablets aimed at going head-to-head with the Apple iPad.
Microsoft unveiled a new look for the Windows logo for Windows 8. There seems to be a dramatic rise inbranding and style experts online, and some significant backlash around the internet, but all of that misses the point of why the new Windows 8 logo is a brilliant move.
A billion. With a "B". That is how many people on planet Earth will be using the Facebook social network by sometime around August this year.
One of my PCWorld comrades, Katherine Noyes, recently wrote a story titled "Why Tablets Are Just a Fad". Katherine and I often find ourselves in opposing camps on various issues, and apparently tablets are no different. So, I offer up my counterpoint explaining how Ms. Noyes is off base, and describing why tablets are a "fad" like horseless carriages, or that Internet thing were fads.
Trend Micro announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobile Armor -- a company that specializes in endpoint data protection. The move strengthens Trend Micro's data protection capabilities and positions it to address the growing concern of securing data on mobile devices that are easily lost or stolen.
AVG may not have the brand recognition of McAfee or Symantec, but with two decades of experience and over 110 million customers it's no slouch in security either.
New figures from Good Technology show that Apple's iOS is dominating mobile platform adoption for business use -- accounting for as many new activations as Android, Windows Mobile, and WebOS combined. However, as competition continues to get more intense in both smartphones and tablets Apple will have a difficult time retaining such a dominant stake.
The storied Toshiba laptop brand relaunched globally as Dynabook last year. Kickstarting 2020, the channel-centric vendor has been offering partners a $50 incentive per notebook sold.