Google’s Chromebook Impresses
Posted by:Shyam Sundar November 1st, 2012
The $249 budget laptop or notebook, Google Chromebook, has left reviewers impressed. Rather than just being a browser in a box, the 11.6inch, ARM-based, Samsung manufactured Chromebook actually has a lot to offer Web users. At just 2.5 pounds and a battery life of 6.5 hours, Chromebook is the perfect ‘carry along’ notebook if you work with Google applications, access … Continue reading “Google’s Chromebook Impresses”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar October 11th, 2012
Big Data analysis is creating new market opportunities and helping organizations boost their bottom line many times over. A recent report in InfoWorld reveals how big brands are using Big Data to retain customers, enhance brand repute, improve customer services, and increase revenue. Though Big Data analysis delivers big dividends, only 1 percent of companies are currently investing in it, … Continue reading “Big Data Analysis Is a Big Deal”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar September 18th, 2012
Microsoft is being cagey about the Windows Phone 8 SDK, allowing only a few developers to play with the much awaited release. Though this irks many developers, Microsoft claims the reason behind the secrecy is ‘that not all Windows Phone 8 features have been announced and our SDK includes comprehensive emulators that allow developers to test apps against a wide … Continue reading “Make Way for Windows Application Developers: Ready for Windows Phone 8 SDK Launch”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar September 13th, 2012
Leading technology vendors have come together to develop a standard for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions to allow easy management and migration of applications across public and private clouds. Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP), a PaaS management Application Programming Interface (API) specification, has been submitted to the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) to serve as … Continue reading “CAMP (Cloud Application Management for Platforms)”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar July 17th, 2012
The tablet arena will no longer be the almost exclusive realm of iPad with Microsoft Surface joining the fray. Microsoft kept pretty cagey about its Surface tablet. When it invited the press to a conference in Los Angeles on June 19, 2012, not many knew what was in store – the leading OS provider unveiling its first tablet with Windows … Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Competes with iPad and Android Tablets”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar July 12th, 2012
Google has decided to cement Android’s competence as a tablet operating system by releasing a tablet of its own – Nexus 7 with the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Beans version. From the ranks of a software provider alone, Google has also become a hardware provider. The Nexus 7 has been designed and built in collaboration with ASUS who has its … Continue reading “Google Becomes Tablet Manufacturer with Nexus 7”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar December 15th, 2011
Cloud computing and mobile device proliferation are major technology drivers in today’s fast moving business sphere. Microsoft recently unveiled its plans for SQL Server 2012 (SQL Denali), powerful integration and enhancements for Business Intelligence (BI) and Mobile BI at the much anticipated Microsoft Business Intelligence Asia Pacific 2011 roadshow at Singapore. Ted Kummert, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Business Platform … Continue reading “SQL Server 2012, Immersive BI for Mobile – Microsoft’s Roadmap for 2012”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar November 15th, 2011
Browser based apps beat native apps on many counts. They don’t involve heavy downloads and installation. They rely on the internet so you’re not tied down to any specific PC, platform or even device type (in some cases) – laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone. Categories under browser apps are growing rapidly today, spanning music play, data storage, scheduling, word … Continue reading “Some of the Best Web Apps of 2011”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar November 11th, 2011
Mobile applications are becoming conventional media for regular transactions such as paying bills, interacting with banks, and other activities. Mobile security is becoming an all important phrase with enterprises churning out policies and standards to protect networks, hardware, software, and personal data accessed bymobile applications. All applications that access the web are vulnerable to attacks and fraud. It’s … Continue reading “Mobile App Security: The Risks and What Users Should Know”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar October 29th, 2011
Ever since iPad launched in 2010, media consumption on tablets has been on the upswing. The graph has only gone up higher with the release of multifarious tablets through 2011, based on Android, QNX, and webOS operating systems. While the tablets themselves have seen varying degrees of success, they have all contributed to the growth in digital media … Continue reading “Tablets Are a Big Market for Media Companies”

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