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Fuhu Nabi: Is The Best Kids' Tablet The Right Choice For You This Christmas?

Fuhu Nabi: Is The Best Kids’ Tablet The Right Choice For You This Christmas?

The burning question isn’t whether the Fuhu Nabi is the best tablet aimed at kids today, but whether that makes it a better holiday present for the family than an iPad Mini, Google Nexus, or Amazon Kindle Fire HD. After…
'Bring Your Own Network': More Security Risks Than BYOD?

‘Bring Your Own Network': More Security Risks Than BYOD?

The advantages and security risks of Bring Your Own Network, or BYON, don’t just apply to the personally-owned devices of workers, but potentially corporate-owned ones, too. Not everyone agrees, though. The difference between newfangled buzzword and accepted industry term is…
A Geek's Primer To Rugged Smartphone And Tablet Cases

A Geek’s Primer To Rugged Smartphone And Tablet Cases

You don’t want a wimpy case for your new iPad Mini or Google Nexus 10. You want one with the most modern materials so it can take an assassin’s bullet for you. If you’re the type of person that picked…
In The Enterprise, Windows 8 Tablets May Zoom Past PCs

In The Enterprise, Windows 8 Tablets May Zoom Past PCs

CIOs seem to be more interested in Windows 8 tablets, even while showing little interest in it on desktop and conventional notebook PCs. With Windows 8 in enterprises, it’s increasingly looking like a Tale of Two Versions. Despite having an entrenched…
Sanjay Poonen Walks the Mobile Talk

Are Mobile Proponents All Hypocrites?

I am, at least for now. But others are walking the talk much better than me. I confess: I can talk a good game about how mobile tools are revolutionizing the way business is conducted. But I don’t live the…
Your CMO May Be Your New CIO (And What That Means For Enterprise Mobility)

Your CMO May Be Your New CIO (And What That Means For Enterprise Mobility)

A revolution has quietly been happening in how enterprise tech is purchased. Being someone who both makes his living writing about what’s happening in enterprises, AND being a member of the marketing department of a software vendor in one…
The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Mobile Printing Solutions

The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Mobile Printing Solutions

From Apple’s AirPrint to cloud services like HP’s ePrint to powerful enterprise server software, I give a primer on the different ways you can print from your smartphone or tablet. Mobile won’t deliver on the dream of the paperless…
Samsung Chromebook

The Google Chromebook, Suddenly, Is An Enterprise Contender

Everyone was gearing up for a Tablet Battle Royale between the iPad and the Windows 8 armada. Now comes spoiling for the fight over the enterprise is the small fleet of Google Chromebooks, led by the $249 Samsung ARM…
Sentiment Analylsis

How Are Techies Reacting To A $499 Microsoft Surface?

They like it more than you might expect – indeed, almost as much as they like the iPad Mini. The Microsoft Surface is Redmond’s answer to the iPad, a productivity-enabled, business-leaning tablet. While initial reaction to its design and technical…
Dreaming Of The Paperless Office? Mobile Isn't Your Savior

Dreaming Of The Paperless Office? Mobile Isn’t Your Savior

Mobile devices enable many things, but I’m skeptical that they make a big impact on reducing paper usage inside companies. Everyone loves the idea of a paperless office. Many technologies have tried to deliver on that green vision, but…