Applications Index

LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice: Why LibreOffice Wins
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on October 27, 2014
When comparing LibreOffice with OpenOffice, there are eleven clear reasons why LibreOffice is superior.
35 Essential Android Apps for Daily Use
By Pam Baker | Applications Article Published on October 27, 2014
The essential Android apps you must have every day, from weather to maps to entertainment to news. Plus: a remote desktop app – yes, that’s a must have app.
4 Big Data Strategies IT Should Steal from Marketers
By Jeff Vance | Applications Article Published on October 23, 2014
The Big Data strategies employed by marketers may in fact lead the larger market toward Big Data adoption.
The Truth About Big Data
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 26, 2014
Gartner dispels some myths about big data and its effect on an organization's IT operations.
Revolutionary New App Replaces All Business Communication
By Mike Elgan | Applications Article Published on September 24, 2014
The Talko app has the potential to change business by integrating myriad communication streams into one platform.
50 Noteworthy New Open Source Projects
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on September 19, 2014
Open source projects for privacy, mobility, big data and the Internet of Things are key themes on this year's list.
Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry for $82 Million to Advance Mobile Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 18, 2014
Red Hat jumps into the mobile development sector with a key acquisition.
How IBM's Watson Could Do For Analytics What Search Did for Google
By Rob Enderle | Applications Article Published on September 18, 2014
IBM’s freemium move with Watson is an aggressive push to enlarge the Big Data analytics market.
Combining Big Data and Cloud: Transforming IT and Business
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on September 16, 2014
Despite challenges, combining Big Data and cloud computing delivers huge business value.
Mozilla Looking to Go Cross Platform for Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 12, 2014
HTML is supposed to be cross platform, so what not have a cross platform web development tool?
Sony Joins AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 02, 2014
Consumer electronics giant now part of Linux Foundation Collaboration project effort.
Are Docker and VMware Strange Bedfellows?
By James Maguire | Applications Article Published on August 28, 2014
Experts weigh in on the Docker-VMware alliance announced this week at VMworld.
VMware Expands Cloud Desktop Delivery, Enhanced vMotion for Servers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on August 26, 2014
VMworld's day two keynote details end-user computing advancements.
Is Big Data as a Service in Your Future?
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on August 26, 2014
The latest trend in on-demand service is big data analytics – but what exactly is it?
35 Great Android Apps for Road Warriors
By Pam Baker | Applications Article Published on August 22, 2014
There Android apps for travel will boost your productivity while you're on the move.
35 Open Source Tools for the Internet of Things
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on August 21, 2014
Open source Internet of Things is growing fast. These software and hardware projects can help companies and DIYers experiment with Internet-connected devices.
Mobile App Development: Pressure on IT Will Increase
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on August 18, 2014
Sharply increasing development cycles relying on internal development are coming, along with additional funding.
Top Linux Productivity Apps
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on August 18, 2014
Linux apps for time-tracking, dual monitor, editing, storage syncing and more.
30 Big Data Companies Leading the Way
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on July 30, 2014
These big data companies are the leaders as firms of all sizes move into Big Data.
Open Source Replacements for Popular Small Business Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on July 28, 2014
The best open source applications for office productivity, accounting, collaboration, ERP, security and more.