The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Shaw reviews Das Keyboard's latest high-performance mechanical keyboard and AccessoryPower.com's GOgroove BlueSYNC SRC Portable Bluetooth Speaker and Receiver.
By Keith Shaw | 16 May, 2013 20:07
Facebook's big announcement was a big "so what?" and minimal innovation at its finest
By Mark Gibbs | 05 April, 2013 14:11
Shaw reviews Roku's Roku 3 Internet streaming TV box and Jabra's Revo wireless headphones.
By Keith Shaw | 25 March, 2013 12:07
Twit Cleaner is a popular web app that has been used by hundreds of thousands of Twitter users to clear deadwood from their accounts.
By Paul McNamara | 25 March, 2013 06:16
A group of my colleagues from different offices recently attempted a multi-party videoconference, brutally showing the continued need for a better method of video communication.
By Keith Shaw | 13 March, 2013 15:01
Gibbs analyzes the results of his "How do you manage your social networks?" survey
By Mark Gibbs | 28 February, 2013 20:10
OK, lots of interesting stuff for you this week. First up, LinkedIn has open sourced a system called Databus, a real-time database change capture system that provides a "timeline-consistent stream of change capture events ... grouped in transactions, in source commit order."
By Mark Gibbs | 27 February, 2013 15:25
For my recent column of predictions for 2013 I polled a huge number of IT people to see what they are expecting, and ended up getting more than 400 responses.
By Mark Gibbs | 15 February, 2013 23:19
Shaw reviews Western Digital's WD TV Play, by Western Digital.
By Keith Shaw | 12 February, 2013 14:13
Gibbs reviews his predictions from last year and surveys the more than 400 predictions that he's been sent by IT professionals
By Mark Gibbs | 02 January, 2013 17:04
Software-defined networking (SDN) has the potential to transform the telecom industry by improving the ability of carriers (both wired and wireless) to flexibly deliver bandwidth "on demand." It is critical that carriers improve both their network flexibility (improved customer value) and reduce their high operational costs as over-the-top providers (e.g., Google, Amazon, Skype, etc.) challenge the carriers' ability to grow their revenues and impact their margins.
By Lee Doyle, principal analyst at Doyle Research | 11 December, 2012 20:17
Shaw reviews Brother's OmniJoin Web and videoconferencing service.
By Keith Shaw | 03 December, 2012 11:59
That there is nothing unusual about either of these anecdotes is what makes them so remarkable.
By Paul McNamara | 03 December, 2012 06:03
Gibbs follows up on his column from two weeks ago wherein he claimed " I think I know just what might be the smart [social media] tubes of the future.
If there's one thing that chaps everyone's butt it's how the cellphone carriers seem to just keep grinding away to extract a few extra cents from their customers through bogus charges and ridiculous limitations.
On July 2 this year a manifesto appeared called the "Declaration of Internet Freedom," which you can find at internetdeclaration.org/ (I quote the URL for reasons that will be clear in a minute).
Microsoft, Apple and Google have long seen that their future is in the cloud. Now they see their present there as well.
Both corporations and their employees who tweet on the company's behalf must clarify the question.
Our manager seeks a way to protect information on a network whose perimeter is blurring in the age of SaaS.
If Akitio can bundle this with a hard drive and make those performance improvements, consumers might be impressed with a device that can provide them with centralized storage for their media content.