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

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

Brought together, the Internet of things and liquid computing will unlock the next revolution

12/16/14

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

12/09/14

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

12/02/14

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

11/18/14

Cloud storage in iOS 8.1 doesn't work as you expect

Cloud storage in iOS 8.1 doesn't work as you expect

Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive all support Apple's cloud storage APIs, but only Box works with direct open and save for files

11/11/14

Skip the hub; your mobile device is your IoT gateway

Skip the hub; your mobile device is your IoT gateway

Central hubs will entrap users, device makers, and developers alike, when IoT control is already in their hands

10/21/14

Why Apple should add Touch ID to its Macs

Why Apple should add Touch ID to its Macs

Password security is the obvious reason, but Apple Pay is the better reason

10/14/14

Apple's Handoff: What works, and what doesn't

Apple's Handoff: What works, and what doesn't

Taking one of the most intriguing new technologies for a spin

10/07/14

It doesn't matter whether HP splits into two companies

It doesn't matter whether HP splits into two companies

Hewlett-Packard's struggles are unrelated to its corporate structure, but focusing there helps deflect attention

10/06/14

Windows 10: It's make-or-break time for Microsoft

Windows 10: It's make-or-break time for Microsoft

Windows 8 has been a debacle on several fronts, and the Windows name is so tarnished that only a hit new version will save it

09/30/14

iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

09/23/14

The 5 lessons both IT and business should learn from Apple

The 5 lessons both IT and business should learn from Apple

Tired of being ineffective and unloved? It's time to act different

09/16/14

Apple Pay: The 5 lessons it teaches IT and business alike

Apple Pay: The 5 lessons it teaches IT and business alike

Tired of being ineffective and unloved? It's time to act different

09/16/14

Apple Watch: The Internet of things' new frontier

A combination of liquid computing technology, smart focus, and compelling interface shows the right way forward

09/09/14

iOS 8's hidden revolution goes way beyond the iPad and iPhone

Handoff, Touch ID, extensions, HealthKit, CloudKit, and HomeKit are all part of a larger plan that moves liquid computing forward

09/09/14

Support letdowns tarnish Apple's sterling quality

By building better products, Apple creates higher user expectations for addressing issues when they arise

08/26/14

Pay up: The free ride is over for corporate BYOD

Some companies saw BYOD as a way to make employees pay to do their job, but a court ruling may end that abuse

08/19/14

The 3 ways the Internet of things will unfold

The three key segments of the real IoT are on different paths, so don't think of them as one entity

08/12/14

Blame the iPad for the crash in tablet sales

The iPad is not new any more, and tablets are so good that you don't need a new one -- but it doesn't mean PCs are back

08/01/14

What you need to know about using Bluetooth beacons

Apple's iBeacons technology is merely the start of a new approach to location-aware apps

07/22/14

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