Ultra Mobile PC Buyer's Guide
We look at a range of versatile UMPCs and mobile Internet devices (MIDs) from ASUS, Gigabyte, and Samsung, Amtek, OQO, Roan Digital, Vye, and WiBrain.
Escaping From Locked-In Clouds
The first real controversy at the Structure08 cloud computing conference erupted during a panel called "Working the Cloud: NetGen Infrastructure for New Enterpreneurs." Not surprisingly, it involved Google.
Will All Content Move To The Cloud?
Opening Structure08, the cloud computing conference in San Francisco, Jonathan Yarmis of AMR Research coined an interesting phrase: Everything As A Service.
Seeding The Cloud
Recently, I got the chance to visit one of Microsoft's mega data centers for a tour while it was under construction. I'll just say this: creating the infrastructure needed for cloud computing isn't child's play.
Why The IBM-Google Hook-Up Really Matters
Tech analysts have raved, rightfully, about the developing partnership between IBM and Google. But they're missing the real reason this linkage between tech titans old and new matters so much.
Speed Sticks: Three Wireless USB Modems Reviewed
Stay online while on the road with wireless USB modems from Sierra Wireless and Novatel combined with services from AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and Sprint, but be prepared for a few bumps in the road.
Lawyers In The Cloud
A new service provides on-demand e-discovery to help companies churn through reams of electronic files.
Intel Attacks Energy Waste
The company is collaborating with industry groups and vendors to build standards around advanced power management technologies.
Open Source Data Recovery Tools To The Rescue
Disasters happen to the best of computers. Luckily, open source apps like SystemRescueCD, dd, Partedmagic, BackTrack, Security Tools Distribution, Helix, and TestDisk can help recover important data and bring dead systems back to life.
Gamers Like In-Game Ads, Claims Microsoft
For example, among the gamers who remembered Adidas ads placed by Massive in 2K Sports' "Major League Baseball 2K7," 73% said the ads enhanced the realism of the game.