Applications Index

Internet of Things Market to Expand 19% in 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on May 21, 2015
Demand for smart signage will help the market for Internet of Things to grow at a healthy clip this year.
Docker Drives Interest in App Containerization Technologies
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Applications Article Published on May 21, 2015
Though Docker remains the de facto leader, some have begun offering related technology.
Critical Apps Missing From Linux
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on May 18, 2015
If users are going to migrate from Windows, these Linux apps need to step up.
Trends in Information Governance: eDiscovery and Big Data
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on April 30, 2015
Organizations have the best chance for information governance success by concentrating on the highest risk and biggest pain points. IT’s domain is first in line.
Why Big Data And The Internet of Things Are A Perfect Match
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on April 23, 2015
There’s a closer relationship between big data and the IoT than most people realize – almost as if they were made for one another.
75 Open Source Replacements for Ecommerce Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on April 22, 2015
Open source ecommerce apps to set up your own online shop, whether you're a one-person business or a large corporation.
Is OpenOffice Dying?
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on April 21, 2015
Apache OpenOffice is not only in trouble, but is its own worst enemy as well.
Deflating the Cloud BI Hype Balloon
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on April 16, 2015
Business intelligence delivered via the cloud is showing early signs of maturity, with integration challenges (and IT opportunities) rising. Reports of the end of on-premise BI may be premature.
Virtualization vs. Containers: What You Need to Know
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on April 10, 2015
Containers are the new "It" technology, but will they overtake virtual servers?
Trending Big Data Topics: 2015
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on April 02, 2015
Team Datascope weighs in on IoT, Analytics, Data Journalism, Privacy, Security and more.
Creating a Unified Ubuntu Experience
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on March 30, 2015
Mirroring desktops from one machine to another can greatly enhance the Ubuntu user experience.
101 Open Source Tools for Developers
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on March 19, 2015
Open source tools for programming languages, team management, frameworks, IDEs, text editors and more.
35 Must Have Android Apps: Health and Fitness
By Pam Baker | Applications Article Published on March 18, 2015
Android apps for counting calories, monitoring your health, tracking your workout and more.
Health Wearables a $41 Billion Market by 2020: IndustryARC
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on March 18, 2015
The analyst firm predicts a boom in medical and fitness wearables as doctors aim for better outcomes and customers pursue healthier lifestyles.
State of VoIP in Linux
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on March 16, 2015
A handful of Linux VoIP tools are vying to be the leader in the field.
7 Leading Applications for KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on March 10, 2015
It's not just the desktop environment that makes KDE Plasma popular. It's the applications as well.
15 Must Have Ubuntu Enhancements
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on March 09, 2015
Linux tools to improve your Ubuntu desktop, from accessing and sending files to launching applications.
Streaming Analytics: Business Value From Real-Time Data
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Applications Article Published on February 23, 2015
Streaming analytics is a step forward from traditional data analytics – and a much needed one as business moves ever faster.
100 Open Source Apps for Windows
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on February 17, 2015
Many of the open source development, big data, backup and other tools on our list have a tie to Microsoft.
Best Linux Software of All Time
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on February 09, 2015
Ten top picks for best Linux software to get the most from your desktop.