The new Lenovo connected PC and Workspot: Closing in on a cloud desktop future

The new Lenovo connected PC and Workspot: Closing in on a cloud desktop future

If the future really is cloud-based desktops for all, that future may be closer than you think.

Redefining productivity and compensation in an AI age

Redefining productivity and compensation in an AI age

Artificial intelligence offers the promise of boosting productivity by automating mundane tasks. Here are some of the areas it might soon gain a foothold.

At Microsoft Inspire, the new Edge browser took center stage

At Microsoft Inspire, the new Edge browser took center stage

Just as Azure has overtaken Microsoft's Windows Server platform, the new Chromium-based Edge Browser has taken center stage from Windows.

The New Normal: Lenovo study offers insights into worker productivity

The New Normal: Lenovo study offers insights into worker productivity

To the surprise of few, working from home is taking a toll on employees. But technology is seen as more of a mixed bag.

Amid the new COVID-19 ‘normal,’ the laptop and smartphone need to merge

Amid the new COVID-19 ‘normal,’ the laptop and smartphone need to merge

Smartphones and laptops may be good at what they do, but combining some of their features would be more helpful for remote employees stuck at home.

Cameyo – the new alternative to Citrix

Cameyo – the new alternative to Citrix

With the pandemic still raging, desktop virtualization is an important option for companies. And while Citrix might be better known, Cameyo may be the better answer.

Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

As the pandemic continues to re-shape how (and where) we work, energy efficiency efforts by chipmakers could renew the push for a virtual desktop ecosphere. That would be a win for companies, users and cloud providers alike.

The argument for dedicated collaboration hardware

The argument for dedicated collaboration hardware

Maybe a PC isn’t the ideal communications tool for video and audio. If not, then what is?

In praise of PowerPoint: When a productivity product saves your butt

In praise of PowerPoint: When a productivity product saves your butt

What happens when the software you hate to use finally gets updates that save your bacon right before a presentation? (Hate turns to love.)

The critical need for AI digital assistants

The critical need for AI digital assistants

Given the distractions and dangers of the world, we all need help staying organized and focused. When it comes to productivity, a little artificial intelligence could go a long way.

The HP example: How to do collaboration and remote work right

The HP example: How to do collaboration and remote work right

Companies that figure out how to carry on successfully with a distributed workforce can emerge from the ongoing pandemic stronger than before. HP offers lessons on how to do that.

How PaaS could drive sustainability into the PC market

How PaaS could drive sustainability into the PC market

IT buyers have long wanted a true PaaS (PCs-as-a-Service) option, and, more recently, high sustainability products from their tech suppliers. The PaaS model, done right, potentially provides both.

From Surface to Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3: The evolution continues

From Surface to Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3: The evolution continues

When Microsoft unveiled the Surface, the portable landscape was a much different place. Now, with the the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Book 3, Microsoft can be proud of how its hardware has evolved.

HP’s updated Dragonfly – and rethinking laptops for a post-COVID-19 world

HP’s updated Dragonfly – and rethinking laptops for a post-COVID-19 world

HP this week updated its Elite Dragonfly, the first product that begins to account for the new work-at-home world in which we live. It points the way for future laptops.

Rethinking PCs and smartphones in a post-COVID-19 world

Rethinking PCs and smartphones in a post-COVID-19 world

We are still early into the COVID-19 disruption, but I have little doubt the world will be dramatically changed as a result. The tech hardware world that will exist post-pandemic will have a lot to do with what emerges at Blackberry,...

The most exciting product in HP’s ‘Creativity to Life’ launch

The most exciting product in HP’s ‘Creativity to Life’ launch

Creating a Windows laptop that appeals to MacBook buyers isn’t easy. But the new HP ZBook Studio is the latest, and arguably best, MacBook rival to date. With so many 'creators' working from home now, a laptop workstation powerhouse...

Microsoft just fixed PowerPoint:  You’re going to love Presenter Coach

Microsoft just fixed PowerPoint: You’re going to love Presenter Coach

PowerPoint was one of the worst applications ever created, but Microsoft has finally fixed it. Once new features roll out, instead of making you a lousy public speaker, PowerPoint will make you a better one.

How COVID-19 should change laptop and browser priorities

How COVID-19 should change laptop and browser priorities

The COVID-19 virus is changing where and how we work and that will affect how the tools we use – like browsers and laptops – evolve to address new threats and needs. The risks include Fake News, and unique hardware requirements that...

3 tech advances that will change PCs forever

3 tech advances that will change PCs forever

We are on the cusp of a significant change in PC design driven by parallel changes in where the OS and apps run; head-mounted displays; and battery technology. This combo will drive us toward a new era of wearable computers by the...

Anticipating IBM’s coming virtual desktop pivot

Anticipating IBM’s coming virtual desktop pivot

With its recent cloud success and a new CEO, IBM is likely to put forth a powerful competitor to the coming Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop. This Virtual Desktop move will undoubtedly change the PC landscape, with IBM holding the...

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