Profile of Fritz NelsonVice President, Editorial Director InformationWeek Business Technology Network
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Fritz Nelson is a former senior VP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.
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posted in January 2012
RIM needs new blood and fresh thinking, attributes it still lacks following Sunday's CEO shakeup.
As Ford turns to IT to redefine its product line and image, it answers questions about whether gizmo-laden cars are less safe cars.
Need to recharge your phone? Add your favorite water or beverage to the PowerTrekk Fuel Cell, and you get battery juice, no matter where you are.
The idea behind the little Lytro camera's magic has been around for 20 years or so, but this is the first time we've seen it in a commercial camera. And it could change digital photography dramatically.
nVolutions has found a unique way to charge a mobile phone. Although the product won't be available until the end of the year, the price will be just right: about $25..
We captured many cool gadgets and technologies in action at CES 2012, but check out our favorites, from an envy-inspiring Porsche to a spinning phone charger.
From emergency vehicles loaded with the most modern video communications systems to collaborative health and fitness applications, Alcatel-Lucent showcases the possibilities of a fully connected world at CES.
At CES, a concept Porsche demonstrated what Research In Motion's QNX platform can do. We saw some pretty exciting developments under the hood.
Spatial View demonstrates its iPhone and laptop 3-D lenses, plus content portal, at CES
Research In Motion demonstrated version 7.1 of its BlackBerry operating system at CES this week. Our video gives you a look at key features, including BlackBerry Tag using NFC, a mobile hotspot feature, and Wi-Fi calling.
Thanks to Zyxel, communications carriers may soon offer you more apps to control home technology like energy meters and surveillance cameras.
Research In Motion demonstrated the next release of its BlackBerry PlayBook operating system at CES. Check out our video for a peek at native email and calendar apps, an Android player, and user interface improvements.
Viewsonic arrives late to the tablet wars with three new offerings. The Android versions are priced aggressively, but the Windows unit ... not so much.
Universal Display with 10-point multitouch, an ARM processor, and wireless capabilities makes a versatile companion for phones, tablets, and laptops. Check out our video of the display in action at CES 2012.
MasterImage 3-D demonstrated smartphone and tablet reference platforms at CES. The patented display technology looked as clear as any 3-D we've seen in this form factor.
Capturing motion, skin temperature, heart rate, and more, the Basis watch can help you measure and understand a variety of health factors.
The tricked-out and pricey Envy Spectre 14, unveiled at CES this week, includes a high-resolution screen, Beats Audio, and NFC.
Corning demonstrated its latest Gorilla Glass 2 at CES, showing that it can withstand the same battering as the original, despite being 20% slimmer. See our smashing video.
With a simple smartphone camera and Aurasma's free app (iPhone and Android), you can get video layered onto real world images. Browsing has never been this much fun.
Samsung showed two new devices at CES 2012 this week: a 5.3-inch phone, called Galaxy Note, and a super-thin Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet.
Neat's scanner hardware, software, and cloud services, introduced at CES, give SMBs an organized way to compile expense or tax reports.
Tobii eye-tracking technology lets you control certain PC or tablet tasks with your eyes, not your hands.
Sonomax lets users make their own custom-fit headphones. The process is fast and affordable, but the quality is debatable.
Goal Zero demonstrates at CES solar panels with heavy-duty rechargers for a variety of portable (and not so portable) devices.
Zensorium's Tinke app connects to an iPhone and measures heart rate, respiration, and blood oxygen.