Galen Gruman

Executive Editor

InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman analyzes the latest issues in mobile technology, the changing role of IT, and the consumerization of IT phenomenon. Galen is author of "iPad at Work for Dummies," "MacBook Pro Portable Genius," and "iBooks Author for Dummies," as well as lead author of "Exploring Windows 8 For Dummies."

Apple fail: Lessons from the Music mess

Tap your iPad to order: Restaurant automation nobody needs

Tap your iPad to order: Restaurant automation nobody needs

Self-checkout comes to the food court, with the same mixed experience as at any self-checkout terminal

Microsoft's quiet campaign to undermine the Mac

Microsoft's quiet campaign to undermine the Mac

If you thought Microsoft was finally treating the Mac as an equal citizen, you'll be disappointed in the reality

No, you really don't need an Apple Watch

No, you really don't need an Apple Watch

Apple did a remarkable job on such a constrained device, but it is still a constrained device

The Internet of things is already losing steam

The Internet of things is already losing steam

A new survey shows people aren't buying and have very little interest in Silicon Valley's latest 'next big thing'

Android on BlackBerry: More harm than good

Android on BlackBerry: More harm than good

An Android strategy is no sure winner for BlackBerry, due to market, execution, and technological reasons

Macs in the office: Success breeds security FUD

Macs in the office: Success breeds security FUD

By all means, secure your Macs -- but don't get taken for a ride when you do so

Why the boring iOS 9 is good news for IT

Why the boring iOS 9 is good news for IT

Very few of the changes affect IT strategy or tactical concerns, and only the new Notes app might cause issues

No subsidy, no smartphone? The bottom line on upgrades

No subsidy, no smartphone? The bottom line on upgrades

Carrier plans are full of gotchas, but the results of this price comparison may surprise you

Open source and Apple: The nagging nausea

Open source and Apple: The nagging nausea

Apple may be the polar opposite of open source's values, but open source activists sure love their Apple products

Why the boring Android M is good news for IT

Why the boring Android M is good news for IT

The few changes at worst do no harm to IT and in some cases may make things a little easier or safer

Feds vs. Silicon Valley: Who do you trust less?

Feds vs. Silicon Valley: Who do you trust less?

Americans trust the feds more than tech companies to safeguard their data -- a sad truth that should put Silicon Valley on notice

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