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

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

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