Applications Index

Microsoft Delves into Enterprise Collaboration
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 28, 2015
By focusing on teams and embracing mobility, Microsoft is evolving Office collaboration beyond Outlook inboxes.
Big Data: What Role Could The FPGA Play?
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on August 25, 2015
When the x86 isn't ideal for Big Data, you may need a highly specialized option like the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) processor.
Flouting Risks, IT Pros Embrace IoT Tech: Tripwire
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 21, 2015
They should really know better: A majority of IT professionals are introducing smart devices into their corporate networks despite policies against the practice.
Business Demand to Lift AI Market to over $43 Billion by 2024: Tractica
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 19, 2015
Enterprises worldwide will pour billions of dollars into artificial intelligence solutions that enable them to make better sense of their data repositories.
Top Tweaks for the Linux Desktop
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on August 17, 2015
Just a few tweaks to your Linux desktop can make it far more user friendly and efficient.
Windows 10 From a Linux User's Perspective
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on August 10, 2015
If you’re a serious Linux user, how will the Windows 10 OS work for you?
Hadoop and Big Data
By James Maguire | Applications Article Published on July 30, 2015
Hadoop and Big Data are dramatically impacting business, yet the exact relationship between Hadoop and Big Data remains open to discussion.
Microsoft Unleashes Windows 10 on a Post-PC World
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 29, 2015
The newest version of the software giant's flagship operating system harkens back to its desktop roots, but Microsoft is setting its sights much higher.
15 Hadoop Vendors Leading the Big Data Market
By  Ken Hess | Applications Article Published on July 29, 2015
These Hadoop vendors are shaping how Big Data is leveraged, offering a diverse array of costs and capabilities.
Must Have Android App Launchers
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 27, 2015
These Android app launchers help you customize your Android layout to best fit your workflow.
Fun Open Source Games and Apps: 112 Top Picks
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on July 24, 2015
Open source downloads galore: arcade, board, puzzle, shooter, adventure, simulator and role-playing games -- something for everyone.
Linux without Flash: User Tips
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 20, 2015
What Linux users need to know about using – or not using – Flash.
Hadoop and Big Data: Still the Big Dog
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on July 14, 2015
Hadoop's diverse architecture enables it to hold a top spot in Big Data deployments.
Why Are People Still Waiting for Proprietary Linux Apps?
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on July 08, 2015
Proprietary apps on Linux are a rationalization, not a necessity.
How HP Inc. Could Grow to Overshadow HP
By Rob Enderle | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2015
By leveraging the potential of 3D printing, HP could create a long term success story that rivals other tech leaders.
Audio-Video Production On Linux: Best Software
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2015
Some say that audio and video production on Linux isn't feasible. This list of software proves otherwise.
How to Choose a Hadoop as a Service Provider
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on June 30, 2015
Hadoop in the cloud, also know as Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), is a sub-category of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Android Personal Assistant Showdown
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on June 29, 2015
Which of the various Android personal assistants is your best choice for ease of use and helpfulness?
Hadoop and Big Data: Ready to Cross the Chasm?
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on June 25, 2015
The union of Hadoop and Big Data are passing out of the early adopter stage, but what happens next is debatable.
Red Hat CEO: Open Source Isn't Just about the License
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on June 24, 2015
Jim Whitehurst delivers a master class in economics and business management at his company's Red Hat Summit.