If you give a group of C-suite executives a list of bad things to choose from and tell them to arrange them in order of bad-to-worse, like a tally of "Brady Bunch" episodes, does the one...
The era of logging onto the Web using a real, physical key may have just begun. Of course, if things start to get cumbersome and that key is easily bypassed, it may have just ended.
IT organizations aching for more data that could lead them to a decision about whether to abandon Windows as their company desktop may get a few morsels next month.
Now that Linux in the enterprise can be described using the Latin phrase de facto, the proverbial shoe finds itself on the other foot. It may be too soon for any Linux vendor to adopt a Microsoft-style swagger.
"We've got to monetize it differently," says the man responsible for implementing the business model that will define what it means to be a PC in the year 2015.
If cost remains the key inhibitor to deploying virtual desktops on thin client devices, then could Dell's incorporation of Wyse into the entire company drive those costs down? Or should I say, drive them down enough?
Recently, tech news stories are leaving out the obvious implications, and let's see whether you can guess which implication is being left out of today's Spotlight story before you reach the end of this paragraph.
Would a virtual desktop make more sense to users if they could access it from any device? And by "any device," include a television set in the mix. A conquest that Dell just realized it made, could answer this question.
As more users move their everyday work and life functions from their PCs to their phones, the Web browser as we've come to know it plays a lesser role. That matters for the firms whose livelihoods depend on browsers.
There were any number of other names that Microsoft was supposed to have called the thing, but rumors ran the only mill there was in the technology press of 1985.