Be of good cheer: The Windows/Office December patching minefield looks clear
The big remaining bugaboo — the Dec. 19 emergency release of Internet Explorer patches for all supported versions of WindowsRead more.
Tips for new tech devices
Tech gear is a perennially popular holiday gift. If you’re the proud owner of a new phone, tablet, computer orRead more.
IDG Contributor Network: Ford vs. Tesla: Thinking about the problem of innovation
Let’s take a step away from IT and the technology market in general to talk about innovation in general byRead more.
Microsoft Patch Alert: Mystery patches for IE and Outlook 2013 leave many questions, few answers
Just when you’re ready to settle in for some egg and nog and whatever may accompany, Windows starts throwing poisonRead more.
The best 300+ iOS tips from 2018
I spend so much time gathering cool tips that I hope help my readers get more from their Apple products,Read more.
IDG Contributor Network: AT&T first to offer mobile 5G services in USA
Congratulations to AT&T. As of December 21, 2018, AT&T Mobility is the first wireless carrier to offer mobile 5G serviceRead more.
The best 100+ Mac tips from 2018
I don’t just write about how iPads can replace computers, I also spend a lot of time trying to figureRead more.
IDG Contributor Network: ARM, OpenPower, X886 were just joined by TX2: Anticipating a revolutionary virtual desktop future
Right now, there are three primary processing platforms in the smartphone, tablet, PC, and server space. ARM is mostly smartphones,Read more.
Apple has some big media challenges to solve
Apple’s plotted navigation into the consumer services market should generate a lot of cash for the company but enterprises inRead more.
IDG Contributor Network: What 5G wireless will look like in 2019
Wireless as an industry has been growing and changing, year after year for decades. However, wireless is going to takeRead more.
Ambient computing is in the air
Everybody’s talking about ambient computing. And there is so much to talk about. But with all this chatter comes confusion.Read more.
Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence
Google’s Chrome OS platform sure has come a long way. From the early days, when Chrome OS was little moreRead more.
Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge
It’s tough to talk about Android security without venturing into sensational terrain. A large part of that is due toRead more.
Patch Tuesday breaks records — some good, most bad — and ‘Check for Updates’ still stings
Yesterday, Microsoft’s “B Week” Patch Tuesday, we saw a fairly small set of patches — “small” being a relative designation.Read more.
Android security audit: An easy-to-follow annual checklist
Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrongRead more.