The Internet of things doesn't -- and shouldn't -- exist

The Internet of things doesn't -- and shouldn't -- exist

An open, fully connected environment is impossible and dangerous, which is why IoT is really a collection of separate networks

04/21/15

How IT can manage the Apple Watch

How IT can manage the Apple Watch

There's only one explicit Apple Watch MDM policy, but more controls than you might realize

04/14/15

Office 365's hidden agenda: Dump your MDM provider for Microsoft

Office 365's hidden agenda: Dump your MDM provider for Microsoft

Microsoft has designed Office 365 so that it can be managed by Microsoft's Intune mobile manager only

03/31/15

The real problem with unified communications

The real problem with unified communications

People don't need fat, complex clients to do all their communications; they need a way to make their communications portable across devices and locations

03/24/15

What's behind the stall in PC and tablet sales

What's behind the stall in PC and tablet sales

Windows 8 may help explain the PC's poor uptake, but you can't blame it for the iPad's fall

03/17/15

Hillary Clinton's email problem is everyone's problem

Hillary Clinton's email problem is everyone's problem

The mixing of work and personal lives, legitimate needs for secrecy, and 24/7 availability combine to create a challenge every company faces

03/13/15

Real wireless charging might finally be here

Real wireless charging might finally be here

A new approach from Wi-Charge based on infrared beams truly delivers power at a distance

03/10/15

Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

02/24/15

Get it right later? Microsoft Outlook needs to work now

Get it right later? Microsoft Outlook needs to work now

Public beta testing is fine, if users know it's happening, but it's no excuse for bad apps

02/17/15

Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Two approaches to data security are being pioneered on mobile, but over time will protect you anywhere

02/10/15

5 ways a CIO can make a real difference to users

5 ways a CIO can make a real difference to users

Empowering users with modern tools would help both users and IT, so what are you waiting for?

02/03/15

First look: The new OneDrive for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

First look: The new OneDrive for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

At long last, Microsoft moves to fill its cloud storage Mac gap and make Office 365 more usable to more people

02/02/15

Microsoft is looking a lot like Apple — and Nadella like Jobs

Microsoft is looking a lot like Apple — and Nadella like Jobs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is showing the same kind of leadership that Steve Jobs used to rescue Apple

01/27/15

Windows 10, inspired by Apple's OS X

Apple has reshaped the destiny of the PC, and Microsoft appears to now be following its lead

01/21/15

Will the Mac dump Intel for the same chip as the iPad?

Will the Mac dump Intel for the same chip as the iPad?

The rise of iPad apps such as Microsoft Office would make the transition easier than you might expect, but it's still no slam-dunk

01/20/15

IoT silliness: ‘Headless’ devices without a UI

IoT silliness: ‘Headless’ devices without a UI

Many Internet of things devices can be controlled via smartphone only. What could possibly go wrong?

01/13/15

BYOD? Start here: A draft reimbursement policy for mobile users

BYOD? Start here: A draft reimbursement policy for mobile users

Many companies still struggle with reimbursement and access policies for employees on the go

12/30/14

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

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