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  • Opinion: OnLive Now on Android Tablets, iOS Devices Soon

    OnLive officially goes where no cloud gaming service has gone before today—Android tablets and smartphones, with Apple's iOS devices to follow pending certification.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 18: Riding the Cloud from My iPad

    30 Days With the Cloud: Day 18

  • Opinion: How to Fight Irrelevance in the Digital Age

    At this point, it's fair to say that the company that gave us the "Kodak moment" has had its moment in the sun. With its once-pricey shares now selling at around $1, Eastman Kodak is bleeding over $70 million dollars a month, making Canada's browbeaten Research in Motion look fit as a fiddle by comparison.

  • Opinion: RIM's Mobile Fusion Solution - Will Government Bite?

    There's both good news and bad news for Research in Motion (RIM), the Canadian company that builds the long-popular BlackBerry smart phone devices.

  • Opinion: Track Business Receipts with Shoeboxed for Android, iPhone

    Business receipts are a sad fact of life, like taxes and Justin Bieber. Shoeboxed helps you capture, organize, and file your receipts, and does so through the magic of apps, photography, and real-life humans.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 17: Cloud Entertainment Comes with Strings Attached

    The cloud is emerging as a platform for entertainment beyond just streaming music. The problem right now is that many of the content providers have the model backwards and insist on linking cloud-based viewing with old school cable service subscriptions. For today’s installment of 30 Days With the Cloud, I am taking a closer look at watching movies and TV shows from the cloud.

  • Opinion: 7 Ways to Protect Your Business Printers

    Can a hacker burn down your business by remotely setting one of your printers on fire? Researchers at Columbia University have recently proposed such a scenario, although HP quickly denied that it's possible. However, even if your printers can't be used as remote firestarters, there are many risks involved in networking a printer.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 16: Stuck in Upload Hell

    30 Days With the Cloud: Day 16

  • Opinion: Box Offers Free Cloud Storage for LG Android Devices

    Box is making headlines in cloud-based storage once again. It has enhanced the features of the Box for Android app, and it is teaming up with LG to provide 50GB of free cloud-based storage for all LG Android mobile devices.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 15: Dollars and Cents in the Cloud

    Moving on down the list of things I normally do on my PC that I now need a cloud-based equivalent for, next is keeping track of my finances. I have been using Intuit’s Quicken in some way shape or form for over a decade, but for 30 Days With the Cloud I am going to transition to Mint.com.

  • Opinion: Is Cloud Computing for You? Five Points to Consider

    If your business isn't leveraging cloud technology as part of its daily operations yet, there's a good chance that it will be within next few years. According to Cisco, the global Internet traffic generated by the use of cloud computing services will increase 12-fold by 2015.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 14: Don't Trust All Your Eggs in One Basket

    30 Days With the Cloud: Day 14

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 13: Storing and Managing Pictures in the Cloud

    30 Days With the Cloud: Day 13

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 12: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

    30 Days With the Cloud: Day 12

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 11: Music in the Cloud

    So far in this 30 Days With the Cloud series I have selected cloud-based solutions for writing, emailing, and storing my data. Now, it is time to move on to perhaps the most important function of my PC and mobile devices--playing my music.

  • Opinion: GeekBytes: Handheld Hacks

    Welcome to GeekTech's daily roundup of the day, covering news we weren't able to give the full-story treatment in bite-sized chunks. GeekBytes is all over cool hacks today, so check out some interesting phone tinkering news, plus how to make a small LED video wall or "stroboscope" with Arduino.

  • Opinion: Situational Awareness at Best Practices for Oil and Gas

    Events like Macondo and San Bruno have got the oil and gas industry talking about situational awareness. According to M.R. Endsley in "Toward a Theory of Situation Awareness in Dynamic Systems" (Human Factors 37(1), 32--64, 1995), situation awareness -- also referred to as situational awareness -- is "the perception of elements in the environment within a volume of time and space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status in the near future". Situational Awareness, long applied in the military, was the theme of "Best Practices for Oil and Gas" conference, sponsored by SAP. The conference provided an opportunity for SAP to present its product vision and connect the dots between mobility, big data and analytics, and cloud to the oil and gas industry. What most attendees went away with were an understanding of what is coming up in latest releases -- upstream operations performance analytics, asset management and operational risk management, finance -

  • Opinion: Will You Check Your Work Email on Thanksgiving?

    Tis the season for family gatherings, holiday cheer...and work? A survey from Xobni finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans will make some time between watching the Detroit Lions and eating turkey this Thursday to check their work email.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 10: Storing Data in the Cloud

    Aside from email, one of the most known and widely used “cloud” services is data storage. As I continue my 30 Days With the Cloud journey, I have a wide choice of online storage options to choose from. Today I will take a look at some of them, and some of the pros and cons of using cloud storage at all.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 9: Hey! Where'd My Cloud Go?

    Most talk about the cloud is focused on the magic ability to access tools, services, and data from virtually anywhere because the cloud is everywhere…except when it’s not. I got to experience that fun first hand today, and it highlights a serious drawback to relying on the cloud.

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