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  • Tablet shipments to outpace laptops in 2013, NPD says

    New tablet shipments will outnumber laptops for the first time in 2013, as touch display capabilities drive buying patterns rather than new operating systems like Windows 8 and Windows RT, research firm NPD DisplaySearch reported on Monday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen06 May 13 15:01
  • Is your enterprise iPhone app user-friendly?

    Mobile enterprise apps running on iPhones, Androids and other smartphones must be "user-friendly." But what does that really mean? A mobile app expert gives a concrete definition.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 Feb. 13 19:38
  • BYOD to Change the Face of IT in 2013

    The influx of younger workers and BYOD programs in 2013 will continue to shake up IT departments, according to new research reports. Should CIOs shift to a device-neutral service model?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige07 Feb. 13 21:35
  • CIO succession: Promote from within vs. hire an outsider

    Tapping an outsider can bring fresh perspective and experience to the CIO's office, but it also can have a negative effect on companies' efforts to develop IT management talent internally

    Written by Ann Bednarz03 Dec. 12 13:14
  • Lesson From Steve Jobs: The Power of Inspiration

    "In the last year of his life, he studies a book of paintings by Mark Rothko, an artist he hadn't known about before, thinking of what could inspire people on the walls of a future Apple campus." -Mona Simpson, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/opinion/mona-simpsons-eulogy-for-steve-jobs.html?_r=2">A Sister's Eulogy for Steve Jobs</a>

    Written by Tom Kaneshige02 Nov. 11 09:05
  • iPhone 4S arrives in New Zealand on 11 November

    The iPhone 4S, will be available in New Zealand and 14 additional countries next Friday, 11 November.
    Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 4S on 4 November, Apple has announced.

    Written by CIO New Zealand31 Oct. 11 22:00
  • Forrester to CIOs: End the Mac prohibition

    Forrester analyst David Johnson likes to compare Macs in the enterprise with the heady days of the Prohibition Act of 1920, the great thirst, stealthy bootlegging, and the rise of the speakeasy bar.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige28 Oct. 11 07:45
  • Inside the iPhone 4S: Is It a Work of Art?

    "When you're a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you're not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You'll know it's there, so you're going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through." -Steve Jobs The geeks at <a href="http://www.ifixit.com/">iFixit</a>, a Web site that provides free repair manuals and advice forums, are usually one of the first to tear apart a new gadget. It didn't take them long to take apart the iPhone 4S and peek at the internal design that few people ever see.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige20 Oct. 11 05:27
  • Making iPads Enterprise Ready

    Apple has unwittingly become an enterprise player, says Edward ­Marczak, author and executive editor of MacTech magazine. The company is leading the trend toward IT consumerization as users become attached to their iPads and iPhones and IT administrators try to <a href="http://www.cio.com/article/688451/iPad_Culture_Shock_for_IT">incorporate the devices</a> into existing corporate technology infrastructures.

    Written by Agam Shah13 Oct. 11 05:10