ITworld Hardware en Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earlier, but it was better late than never.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware IT Management News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:36:48 +0000 IDGNS staff 415915 at With OpenPower, IBM tries to turn the tables on Intel An IBM project to widen the use of its Power server chips inched forward Wednesday with Big Blue trying to challenge Intel for a bigger role in the hyperscale data centers run by the likes of Google and Facebook.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:50:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415905 at Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed Raspberry Pi isn&#039;t planning a hardware upgrade of its popular US$25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:59:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 415892 at Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 line-up goes on sale May 1 starting at $199.99 Three versions of the new Galaxy Tab 4 tablet line will go on sale in the U.S. on May 1, with the new 7-in. Wi-Fi model priced at $199.99. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Android tablets Galaxy Tab tablets Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:43:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 415801 at Toshiba, SanDisk NAND flash memory shrinks to 15-nanometer process Partners Toshiba and SanDisk have developed 15-nanometer process technology for NAND flash memory widely used in smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:32:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415755 at What kind of tablet does $5,000 get you? Can your tablet withstand a 2-meter drop or be submerged in water for 30 minutes and keep functioning? The new $5,000 tablets from Xplore Technologies can.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:30:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 415713 at Arista co-founder may have switch maker by its jewels The future of Arista Networks, the hot data center switching company that just filed to go public, could rest in the outcome of a lawsuit filed against it by one of its founders.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Center Hardware Networking News arista networks Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:39:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 415701 at The iPad's expected ebb, and the search for why An anticipated downturn in iPad sales has analysts and pundits asking questions <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless Analysis ipad Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:06:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 415648 at Dell launches virtual storage accelerator, aims to boost SAN performance Dell released a new virtualized storage accelerator appliance called Fluid Cache for SAN on Tuesday, designed to help customers keep data-intensive applications working quickly under load.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Application Management Hardware Storage News Dell Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:10:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 415640 at History's 15 most popular computer scientists <!--paging_filter--><p>The MIT Media Lab uses Wikipedia data to rank which computer scientists have made the biggest impressions globally over time</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data Development Hardware Open Source Operating Systems Software Alan Turing ALGOL ALGOL60 algorithms Andrew Tanenbaum artificial intelligence astronomy b CERN Claude Elwood Shannon coder coding computers cyberculture databases Donald Knuth Ed Codd Edgar Codd Edsger Dijkstra Emacs fortran France Free Software Foundation Git gnu hardware Historical Popularity Index HPI human computer information theory Internet Jérôme Lalande John Backus Ken Thompson linus torvalds Linux Marvin Minsky Media Lab minix MIT mit media lab Netherlands Niklaus Wirth open source operating system Pascal popularity programmer programming programming language rdbms relational database research Richard Stallman software software development STACK study Switzerland technology Ted Codd The Art of Computer Programming Tim Berners-Lee United Kingdom United States Unix UTF-8 vector version control version control system Ward Cunningham wiki Wikipedia World Wide Web Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 kgerich 415540 at Hands on: Polaris Office's new cloud option wants your contacts Mobile office suite Polaris Office now offers a cloud option for storing your documents. But in all the metrics that matter--price, privacy, and functionality--you&#039;d be better served by passing it by.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Hardware Operating Systems Software News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:55:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 415535 at Samsung's 28-inch 4K monitor price drops to under $600 The price of Samsung&#039;s latest 28-inch 4K monitor has dropped by $100 to just under US$600, which could be a precursor to 4K monitor prices further plummeting as the technology goes mainstream.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:12:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 415533 at Apple customers downsize iPhone, iPad storage in March quarter U.S. iPhone and iPad sales skewed more toward devices with less storage space in the March quarter compared to the final three-month period of 2013. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Personal Tech News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:52:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 415531 at Future tech: Americans foresee made-to-order organs, teleportation and robots Many Americans think the next 50 years will bring custom-ordered, made-to-order organ generation, teleportation and robots that care for the elderly and sick. But not everyone&#039;s so hopeful. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Personal Tech News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415526 at Intel set to give Thunderbolt a bandwidth kick When you can finally afford dual 4k monitors, the new Thunderbolt will have the bandwidth you will need.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware hardware News Apple Intel interface Thunderbolt USB Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:59:10 +0000 Andy Patrizio 415507 at