The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Consumers and business users alike will find things to love about OS X Mavericks and iOS 7, says columnist Ryan Faas. But for enterprise IT pros, this week's announcements are a mixed bag.
By Ryan Faas | 14 June, 2013 10:27
As usual, the Apple rumor mill has been on overdrive as WWDC nears. But all the hype about anything CEO Tim Cook might reveal misses the point, says columnist Ryan Faas. WWDC is still about developers.
By Ryan Faas | 10 June, 2013 13:21
At Apple's World Wide Developer Conference, which kicks off Monday, everyone's expecting updates for both iOS and OS X. But one of those operating systems is more important than the other.
By Michael deAgonia | 07 June, 2013 10:15
On the ISS, Linux is in and XP is out and open source is the way of the future
By Mark Gibbs | 10 May, 2013 14:12
Microsoft figures customers will be more likely to switch from Android smartphones to Windows 8 phones if it makes it easier to find the same or similar apps for their new phone as were on their old phones.
By Tim Greene | 24 April, 2013 16:12
Microsoft squandered its five-year head start in gesture control technology and is now falling behind. By the time the company gets Kinect for Windows into the consumer market, Leap Motion may already own that market.
By Mike Elgan | 30 March, 2013 11:13
Microsoft delivers an ultrabook in the sleek guise of a tablet.
By Michael Gartenberg | 06 February, 2013 12:34
Is a touch display on a laptop user-friendly or an annoying productivity-killer? Computerworld editors hash it out.
By Preston Gralla and Barbara Krasnoff | 05 February, 2013 11:36
We're heading to a new era of platform lock-in that extends to vendors' Internet services.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 14 January, 2013 11:04
The problem is that far too many people have forgotten User Interface 101: Make it easy.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 03 December, 2012 11:16
Mobile apps are all the rage these days, but to get one built for your organization can be a daunting financial prospect. Should you decide to go to a bespoke shop to have your dream iOS or Android app coded you would be looking at a seriously large price tag.
By Mark Gibbs | 01 November, 2012 19:47
Microsoft will open the floodgates for Windows RT tablets at a release event Oct. 26 in New York City. The Surface tablet from Microsoft will be available on launch, with more tablets from Asus, Dell, Samsung, Lenovo and Acer coming in the following weeks.
Do Not Track in Internet Explorer 10 won't kill online advertising. Microsoft, as much as anyone else, has its eye on that multibillion-dollar prize.
Pretty much every tech company -- Apple, Microsoft, Google and more -- wants your data and your programs under their control and running on their machines, not yours.
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With no budget, our manager has to devise a security awareness and training program on his own.
I know why you're excited ... you can't wait for Microsoft to release Windows 8 this fall.
Apples new Mac operating system is all about the ecosystem.
Microsoft, Apple and Google have long seen that their future is in the cloud. Now they see their present there as well.
UK citizen Richard O'Dwyer faces the possibility of ten years in the slammer for having a site that linked to pirated content