Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out Google’s Chrome OS is one of the world’s most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all — and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can and can’t do. Since […]

6 tips to get mega value from the new megamenu navigation for SharePoint

6 tips to get mega value from the new megamenu navigation for SharePoint Megamenu navigation for SharePoint was announced to great applause at the Microsoft Ignite conference in September 2018. In a blog post on January 30, Mark Kashman (senior product manager at Microsoft) announced that megamenu navigation will be deployed to Targeted Release […]

The 15-minute Chromebook tune-up

The 15-minute Chromebook tune-up As far as computers go, Chromebooks are almost shockingly low-maintenance. Google’s Chrome OS operating system updates itself silently and automatically — as do most of the core apps associated with the platform — and it doesn’t get gunked up and slowed down over time, as traditional operating systems tend to […]

The tech world’s best CEO? Microsoft’s Nadella, hands down.

The tech world’s best CEO? Microsoft’s Nadella, hands down. Over the years, plenty of kudos have been directed at the people at the helms of big tech companies. Until recent hard times, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook and Alphabet’s Sergey Brin, among others, have been fawned over by a compliant […]

In 2019, look for AI-enabled mobile devices – and a UEM push

In 2019, look for AI-enabled mobile devices – and a UEM push This year, artificial intelligence will continue its push into mobile hardware and enterprise communication devices, challenging IT shops’ enterprise mobility management (EMM) capabilities while at the same time offering potential security benefits. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider […]

Google will shut down Fusion Tables

Google will shut down Fusion Tables Google is shutting down its Fusion Tables cloud service, a Google Drive option that offered an easy way to create online visualizations, especially maps. Google announced today that the service will end on Dec. 3, 2019, and “maps using the Fusion Tables Layer in the Maps JavaScript API […]

Apple's small Silk Labs purchase pushes AI to the edge

Apple's small Silk Labs purchase pushes AI to the edge Apple’s AI push into on-device machine learning continues with news of its acquisition of Silk Labs breaking just as the U.S. heads into its annual holiday season. The edge case for artificial intelligence (AI) The Information states Apple quietly acquired Silk Labs earlier this year. Apple’s […]

Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives

Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives Seagate is building out a blockchain-based supply chain tracking system that will allow it, storage array maker IBM, its technology integrators and users to follow hard drives from assembly line and installation to end of life. Seagate is working with IBM, which is supplying the […]