Columns Index

CES 2017: A Window into The Future
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 09, 2017
Several new technologies on display at the Consumer Electronics Show seem likely to transform our lives.  
Debian vs. Ubuntu
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on January 05, 2017
Which is the best distro for you, Debian or Ubuntu? You can't go seriously wrong either way, but a useful answer depends on what you want in a distribution.
Overcoming Ubuntu Wi-Fi Not Working
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 04, 2017
Connecting Ubuntu to a wi-fi network usually isn’t challenging, yet if you run into problems these tips should help.
Is 2017 the Year of the Linux Desktop?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on December 27, 2016
The oft-predicted ‘year of the Linux desktop’ has so far proven elusive. Could it finally be here?
Don't Be a Scrooge to Your Employees This Season
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 21, 2016
The holidays are a great time to show your staff and co-workers how much you appreciate them.
Enterprise Collaboration Tools Overload: Too Many Unhappy Users
By Larry Marion | Columns Article Published on December 16, 2016
Enterprise collaboration tool consolidation and more effective use of APIs can solve the myriad of frustrations.
Debian vs. Fedora
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 14, 2016
A point by point comparison between the Debian and Fedora Linux distros: which offers a better user experience?
The Future of Technology: 2050
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on December 13, 2016
A veteran tech observer looks at the many emerging trends in emerging tech to predict where we’re heading, from AI to 3D printing to robotics.
Make Ubuntu Work Like ChromeOS
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on December 12, 2016
Ubuntu can function like ChromeOS – yet still maintain all of Ubuntu's advantages.
Lenovo Shows How Best to Work with Industry Analysts
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 08, 2016
At its analyst event, Lenovo does just as much listening as talking.
7 Things to do After Installing KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 05, 2016
KDE Plasma users need to make a few decisions about how to setup Plasma. Here's an insider's guide.
Missing Linux Components: Possible Fixes
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on November 28, 2016
Missing Linux components affect users on a daily basis. Here are some solutions.
NVIDIA, Carnegie Mellon Create S.A.R.A., the Social Robot
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on November 23, 2016
This new virtual assistant can read human emotions from body language and text cues.
IBM OPENPower Servers Win Tencent Challenge
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on November 11, 2016
The IBM servers set new world records on big data benchmarks.
Why Is Corporate Linux Welcoming Microsoft?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on November 09, 2016
In a sign of changing times, Linux vendors see a variety of advantages to partnering with Microsoft.
What’s Driving CFOs to the Cloud?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Columns Article Published on October 31, 2016
Traditionally risk-adverse, CFOs are deeply reluctant to adopt an application that could disrupt their ongoing operations.
Ubuntu vs ChromeOS Work Flows
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on October 31, 2016
Although Ubuntu likely wins overall, ChromeOS offers great battery life and affordable hardware.
Apple vs. Microsoft: Why Apple Is Losing This Decade
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on October 28, 2016
It all comes down to the customers
Where Big Data and Physical Markets Meet
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on October 27, 2016
The real engine of tomorrow’s global economy will be where Big Data and physical markets meet: the Internet of Things.
Linux and the Imaginary New User
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on October 26, 2016
Is Linux being developed to cater to new users who don't actually exist?