From Siri and SSD to augmented reality and Ice Cream Sandwich, here are 10 technology game-changers
One could argue that cloud computing isn't new. After all, enterprises have been warehousing information on Internet-connected servers since the last millennium. And businesses continue to migrate to the cloud, as options such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft's Windows Azure provide a convenient and cost-effective alternative to in-house IT departments. The emergence of consumer-friendly cloud services, including Apple's iCloud, Amazon's Cloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Docs, and Microsoft's SkyDrive, as well as online backup providers such as Carbonite will help spread the cloud computing gospel to the masses. In short, more of us will become digital renters rather than owners.