Topic: laptops

Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

Easy mobile security the Faraday way

Wireless attacks are unpredictable and complicated. Here’s an easy way to block everything.

Could AMD’s Ryzen Pro give Intel sleepless nights?

AMD has taken massive strides into both the commercial and consumer hardware market over the past year. Its three new lines of microprocessors, Ryzen, EPYC, and Radeon Vega have made some impressive headway against the industry giant of Intel, providing some badly needed competition against its 8th generation Coffee Lake chips.

Linux for developers is coming to Chrome OS

A virtual machine will run Linux in a forthcoming beta Chrome OS for Pixelbook users

Why Google Assistant will beat Siri, Alexa and Cortana

Apple and Amazon simply won’t be able to compete with Google’s virtual assistant over the next few years.

For IT, Microsoft 365 shows what still matters about Windows

You might think of it as a subscription bundle that gets your users Office and Windows, but for the company, Microsoft 365 is really about simplifying how businesses manage PC software.

Hyperconvergence breathes new life into desktop virtualization

Virtual desktop infrastructure (or VDI) has been an intriguing idea for a long time. We look at the pros and cons of VDI and whether the emergence of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) will finally make implementing virtual desktops feasible.

Ryzen boosts AMD profits, as mobile chips promise further growth

Sales in AMD's computing and graphics segment nearly doubled compared to a a year ago, evidence that AMD's Ryzen is a bona fide success. Next up: the lucrative mobile market.

Confused about mobile platforms? You’re not alone. Here’s clarity.

Finally: Here are answers to the questions everyone suddenly has about mobile and IoT platforms.

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Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Aping Silicon Valley technology startups, enterprises are revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology supported by agile development and iterative release cycles.

Understanding Virtual Private Networks, and why VPNs are important to SD-WAN

VPNs can create secure remote-access and site-to-site connections inexpensively, are a stepping stone to software-defined WANs, and are proving useful in IoT.

'Parallel Reality': When every public screen is your personal screen

Augmented reality without glasses or goggles? It’s called ‘parallel reality,’ and it’s coming soon.