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.

The power of 2: Liquid computing plus the Internet of things

Your cell phone number: To give or not to give

Your cell phone number: To give or not to give

More and more companies assume your phone is your second-factor authentication, raising potential for abuse

Ho ho no! While you shop this season, beacons will spam you

Ho ho no! While you shop this season, beacons will spam you

Marketers have found a new channel to abuse, but it doesn't have to be this way

Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Stolen credentials are blamed for a fraudulent App Store offering -- and could easily have been prevented

Windows Phone is heading back to death's door

Microsoft's focus on the low end is likely to make matters worse, argues analyst Jan Dawson

Phablet deathmatch: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Note 4

Phablet deathmatch: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Note 4

Whether you think of them as superphones or microtablets, the two main contenders are closely matched

Home automation is a solution in search of a problem

Home automation is a solution in search of a problem

The best-known part of the Internet of things is full of dubious products and notions

The InfoWorld 2014 geek gadget gift guide

While others dream of sugarplums, here are a dozen gadgets that the true geek is hoping to see under the Christmas tree this year

Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

It's been a banner year for smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches of the turkey variety; here are the 15 biggest flappers

The safest computers are iPhones and iPads

The safest computers are iPhones and iPads

PCs are where the security breaches happen -- so stop using them if you can

How to lose customers with excessive security

How to lose customers with excessive security

If your service or product security works like a prison, don't be surprised when users and customers go elsewhere

New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

Online meetings, cloud IDs, and VPN tokens show the better BlackBerry; the Knox deal and two-line phones, not so much

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