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Blog Post Archive

Ubuntu Edge: A grand experiment for the future of computing does not constitute a failure

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Are we so obsessed with failure that we are unable to see the value in a lesson learned for the mobile industry?

Delta SkyClub: Hitting the bottom shelf

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

With premium alcoholic beverages now an upcharge at all of the airline's $400 per year airport lounges, Delta is in a race to the bottom in treatment of its most valued customers.

The day after BlackBerry

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

What happens after the Waterloo, Ontario-based mobile device company ceases to exist?

Forget color designer smartphones, I want a rugged device

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Customize your own Moto X? A Lumia 920 in your choice of fab plastic? Or perhaps a new iPhone 5C? Meh. I need something that can withstand the rigors of daily business and travel without putting an ugly, bulky case on it.

The "One Device" is the natural evolution of Post-PC

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Computing Convergence, driven by an overwhelming desire in the future to reduce cost and consolidate form factors and enterprise infrastructure will be backed up with services running on powerful Clouds.

Are you being served? Comcast chat from hell

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Jason Perlow needed to know just one thing: Was his address serviceable? More than one hour of call center sales talk later, he got his answer.

OOMA Office brings enterprise-style VOIP services to SOHO and SMBs

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

OOMA's solution for small businesses is a multi-line subscriber VOIP service with a corporate-class call attendant and integrated voicemail that's affordable and easy to use.

AIRcable SmartDimmer brings advanced Bluetooth home automation to your mobile devices

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Looking for a way to wirelessly control all the lights in your home from your smartphone or tablet? Check out the AIRCable SmartDimmer.

Surviving the datacenter apocalypse: Skills, skills skills

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

My best advice to everyone who is potentially threatened by Cloud-based automation and datacenter elimination is to get thee some new skills. Quickly.

Logitech headsets and webcams for the business professional

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Logitech's H820e/H650e VOIP-quality headsets and C930e webcam brings crystal clear voice and enterprise-grade video conferencing to teleworkers and mobile professionals on a budget.

Yes, smartphones have killed the DSLR

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

While there will always almost certainly be a niche market for professional grade cameras for specific applications and works of significant artistic merit, the DSLR's bread and butter market no longer needs or even wants to carry these beasts anymore.

Great summer BBQ and grilling tech

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Jason Perlow gives you his picks for the best BBQ and grilling tech/accessories for the July 4th weekend and the summer ahead.

Instant Messaging clients: Stop the insanity

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

How many of these darned things do I really need to run?

GUIs: The computing revolution that turned us into cranky idiots

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Change is never easy for users to accept, even if you are introducing new technologies that are supposed to make their lives easier or the computing experience simpler.

How to get your Bing Desktop image of the day back on Windows 8.1

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Yep, the Windows 8.1 Preview release breaks the Bing Desktop program. But I've created a temporary workaround.

The approaching datacenter zombie apocalypse

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

If IBM's recent workforce rebalancing act is of any indication of future trends, then we're going to see an awful lot of vacant datacenter space and vacant datacenter jobs.

NSA PRISM: The Cloud laughs at the tin foil hat brigade

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

I hate to break it to you guys, but the Government just isn't that into you. Moving your organization's applications and workloads to the Cloud from a traditional on-premises model fundamentally changes nothing about the impact of NSA surveillance on the enterprise.

Apple's Game of Services: Winter is coming

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Cupertino's got a giant war chest, but does it really want to be in the business of search engines, volume email services, social networks, productivity and enterprise software, and all the other things that are needed to complete the mobile picture?

Apple iOS 7: Removing the obstacle of user interface

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Some have accused Apple of copying the user experience of their competitors for the latest version of their mobile OS. Some are complaining that the changes are too drastic or have not gone far enough.The reality is that the future of computing has one ultimate and common goal, which is to eliminate the user interface altogether.

Apple's Mac Pro beautiful swan song is no match for Extreme SaaS

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

While the new Mac Pro may be the butt of jokes for its odd visual appearance, it's packed with state of the art desktop technology. But is it too late to make much of a difference in today's mobile world and the future of Cloud Computing and SaaS?

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