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April 12, 2012  3:28 PM

IT security basics will always be the best protection

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Mac, Macintosh, Microsoft, Security, Trustworthy computing

There is growing evidence that we are entering a new and dangerous phase in the IT security threats that organisations face.

For years, the received wisdom has been that if you have an Apple Mac, you're safe; that there's no real threat from the insecurity of smartphones; that you only...

March 8, 2012  11:32 AM

We are in the post PC-is-the-only-option era, but that’s not quite as catchy for Apple marketing

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Chromebook, Gartner, ipad, iPhone, iPod, laptop, PC, tablet computer

Are we, as Apple would have us believe, in the "post-PC era"? I'm not so sure.

The phrase has become something of a tech meme lately and Apple has understandably embraced it, claiming at the


August 26, 2011  2:42 PM

What Steve Jobs’ change of job tells us about Microsoft

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, steve jobs, Windows

Among all the many words published in the last couple of days about Steve Jobs, what stood out for me was some of his own quotes rather than the many "expert" opinions expressed about his


August 19, 2011  11:17 AM

IBM the big winner as HP shake-up shows polarisation of IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Autonomy, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, PC, smartphone, Tablet, webos

Today is proving to be a busy day for IT journalists the world over, after HP - for not much longer the biggest technology company in the world - shocked the industry with


August 16, 2011  1:40 PM

Phone makers: Please spend $12.5bn on mobile innovation, not on a self-serving patent war

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Google, HTC, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Patent, samsung, smartphone, Tablet, Windows Phone 7

Google has become a major player in the mobile phone market in a very short time.

Android was launched as an open source mobile operating system only in 2007, and the software was made available to phone manufacturers in 2008. It has since become the bulwark that most smartphone makers...


May 12, 2011  6:03 PM

Does Google even consider Microsoft a competitor?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Chromebook, Google, Google Chrome, Microsoft, Netbook, PC, Tablet

There has already been plenty written about the launch of what Google is calling Chromebooks - netbooks running Chrome OS - and what this means for the future...


February 18, 2011  4:12 PM

Obama woos the tech crowd – Mr Cameron, take note

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Eric Schmidt, Facebook, Google, obama, Oracle, steve jobs, Yahoo

Last night, President Obama hosted a dinner with the leaders of the US technology industry in California.

It was certainly the IT equivalent of the best celebrity bashes, and a rare event to bring together the likes of Oracle chairman Larry Ellison, Apple CEO Steve Jobs (looking thin,...


February 4, 2011  4:44 PM

Could the cashless economy finally be here?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Barclaycard, Barclays, e-money, ipad, iPhone, mcdonalds, near field communication, NFC, O2, Orange, T-Mobile

Since the first stirrings of the dot com boom, we have been told that cash is on its way out, and electronic money is around the corner. Next week, on 14 February, is the fifth anniversary of the switch to chip-and-PIN cards in the UK - the only really significant step that has been taken...


October 11, 2010  5:03 PM

Users will determine Microsoft’s mobile success in the enterprise

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Microsoft, Mobile, Symbian, Windows

Microsoft is quite used to being written off these days. The software giant has been told that the PC operating system is dead, that Internet Explorer is on the way out, that it will be blown away by the cloud. In particular, we are told that Apple, Android and Symbian mean Microsoft just won't...


August 16, 2010  4:04 PM

Win an iPad from Computer Weekly and 360°IT – but be quick!

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
360IT, Apple, ipad

Computer Weekly is the main media partner for a big new IT show that takes place next month, called 360°IT - The IT infrastructure Event.

To celebrate the opening of the event, Computer Weekly and 360°IT are launching a series of...


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