Applications Index

Top Ubuntu Editing Apps: Image, Audio, Video
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on January 16, 2017
Top software choices for Ubuntu - or for most Linux distros – to edit images, audio or video.
Deloitte Blockchain Lab Opens in NYC
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on January 12, 2017
In Wall Street's shadow, Deloitte's new practice opens in what may be a "make or break" year for blockchain.
Artificial Intelligence Examples: 20 AI Shaping Your Life
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on January 11, 2017
AI examples abound. It's very likely that you've interacted with artificial intelligence today without even realizing it.
Big Data Analytics Trends: 17 Trends for 2017
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on January 10, 2017
We peer into the Big Data analytics crystal ball and take a look at what trends are on the upswing.
3D Printing Market to More Than Double by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on January 09, 2017
IDC expects tumbling prices and an expanding variety of new uses to help the 3D printing market grow at the healthy clip during the next few years.
Top LibreOffice Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on January 09, 2017
A survey of the leading LibreOffice alternatives, with the pros and cons of each alternative.
IBM Sees Increasing Promise for AI in the Next Five Years
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on January 05, 2017
IBM's annual 5in5 forecast predicts the emergence of five key innovations, with a strong foundation in Artificial Intelligence.
5 Big Data Predictions for 2017
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on January 05, 2017
Cloud computing, security, compliance, machine learning and other trends will impact enterprise big data efforts this year.  
Get Used to Siri and Google Now: The World's Get Chattier
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 27, 2016
Gartner predicts that a fifth of smartphone interactions will involve virtual personal assistants like Apple's Siri and Google Now in a few short years.
The Impending Enterprise Blockchain Application Market Boom
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 21, 2016
Technology that powers bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is poised to have a big impact on the enterprise software scene, according to Tractica.
Enterprise Collaboration Tools Overload: Too Many Unhappy Users
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on December 16, 2016
Enterprise collaboration tool consolidation and more effective use of APIs can solve the myriad of frustrations.
IoT and AI Adoption Outpace VR at Businesses
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 07, 2016
Businesses are likelier to embrace the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence before buying virtual reality headsets and 3d printers, finds a new study from Spiceworks.
Must have Ubuntu Packages
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on December 05, 2016
A list of top "must have" Ubuntu packages, along with an explanation of why you need each one.
10 Big Data Predictions for 2017 and Beyond
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on November 28, 2016
Look for technologies like artificial intelligence, prescriptive analytics and real-time streaming to play a bigger role in big data solutions.
10 Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch in 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on November 21, 2016
Look for chatbots, intelligent things and AI-powered medical research to capture headlines next year.
8 Major Advantages of Using MySQL
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on November 16, 2016
Long an favorite workhorse, the MySQL open source database offers some clear competitive advantages.
Applications Missing From Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on November 07, 2016
As far as Ubuntu and Linux has progressed, it still lacks certain key applications.
How to Setup KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on November 02, 2016
Tips on setting up KDE's Activities, the KDE desktop's elegant solution for workflow navigation.
How the Apache Way has Influenced Open Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on November 01, 2016
Brian Behlendorf, co-founder of the Apache Software Foundation, discusses the enduring role that the Apache Way plays in software development.
5 Augmented Reality Trends
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on October 26, 2016
Augmented reality, growing rapidly, will be mobile first, and will go on to change the face of business and advertising.