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.
Articles by Fritz Nelson
posted in August 2011
Our latest survey of 651 IT pros shows preference for Apple and Google platforms.
During June's Apple WWDC, the thought was unavoidable: Was this the last time we'd see Steve Jobs on stage? Here's how I wish -- selfishly, of course -- he could have constructed his exit, one befitting of this unique man and company.
Intellectual property analysits Florian Mueller calls in from Germany to discuss patent law--and patent lawsuits.
HP's WebOS died after a long bout with apathy and neglect. Mourners recalled the Palm early years, when WebOS was just a gleam in the eye.
A low margin PC business combined with a stilted mobile effort was a distraction for a company with much bigger battles to win. But it's a shame HP didn't realize this long ago.
Get a reality check from IT pros on the front lines regarding RIM's pros and cons and VMware's future.
RIM's three new BlackBerry models deliver sleek hardware and an improved OS. How do they stack up against iPhone and Android rivals?
Patents have become the nuclear threat in the mobile wars, and Android device makers needed cover. But protected doesn't guarantee happy.
Laptops don't generate the excitement of slick tablets and smartphones. But are you really ready to go sans PC?
Fritz Nelson takes a look at some 3-D smartphones currently on the market and evaluates their performance.
We probably shouldn't connect servers to the Internet, let kids play outside, or let Congress fix debt ceilings. OK, that last one may be true.
Two price drops last week on HP's tablet, plus the impending arrival of Amazon's tablet, point to falling price tags. But much more mobile disruption lies ahead in the next few months.
If there is one place where 3D could have an impact, it's on mobile phones.
Connected Cloud service lets IT remotely control devices, set email and application access, and more. But one support piece is missing.
Make upgrades valuable and easy. SaaS and mobile device vendors get it--why don't more tech vendors learn the lesson?