Mac vs. Windows. iOS vs. Android. Ever wonder the real numbers?

Do you ever wonder how many Mac users there are in the world? Or how many Windows users there really are? Here is a no-propaganda-driven view of our real-world. Check it out and let us know if any of these … Read More

Google Paying $1 Million To Anyone Who Can Hack Google Chrome Browser

Can you imagine being paid to do something illegal out of the ordinary? That’s exactly what Google wants hackers to do. Google is interested in finding out about its security flaws in its Google Chrome browser, so they are willing … Read More

Windows 7 and IE9 Task Bar Integration

According to the various sundry purveyors of browser and operating system statistics, Windows 7 either has passed or will soon pass Windows XP in popularity.  These statistics shouldn’t be considered especially authoritative as they represent something of a self-selected group … Read More

Windows 8 – What does the Future of Windows look like?

Last week, Microsoft previewed Windows 8.  We don’t know when it will be released.  Microsoft said in October 2010 that Windows 8 was then roughly two years away. The central feature previewed is the new “start” screen (shown in the … Read More

To The Cloud! Will It Work For Your Business?

If we were to pick the IT buzzword of the last two years, it would, without a doubt, be, “cloud computing”.  Microsoft is even running advertisements aimed at end users for their cloud-based software.  Though there is likely a marketing … Read More

Windows 7 Adoption and the Software Engineer

If the numbers from Netmarketshare are accurate, Windows 7 currently holds only a 23% market share.  XP holds a 55% market share.  Stunningly, there are still people using Windows 98 (0.03%) and Windows NT (0.19%). The lack of Windows 7 … Read More

Controlling Technology Costs – Can you add others from your experiences?

Don Reisinger published a recent article on CIO Insight explaining how CIOs could help control technology costs. What others can you add to Don’s list? Say Goodbye to Outdated Legacy Products. One of the biggest mistakes CIOs make is that … Read More

10 Ways to Control Costs in the Tech Department

Don Reisinger published a recent article on CIO Insight explaining how CIOs could help control technology costs. What others can you add to Don’s list? Say Goodbye to Outdated Legacy Products. One of the biggest mistakes CIOs make is that … Read More

Apple: Eat Dirt.

Guest blogger, Tom Henderson, is a regular contributor at IT World, An Open Exchange. Tom blogs at http://www.itworld.com/blog/5506. I’m tired of the closed system. I’m tired of the capitulation to the Hollywood moguls. I’m tired of Apple’s nyet-policy. Apple: eat … Read More