Interview with RIM covering future of web-based apps versus native apps on Blackberry. RIM is helping on the web-based side but is committed to offering both. How Blackberry compares to iPhone? What about Push?
September 2009 Archives
WSJ: Gartner says the number of virtual desktops doubled in the last year to about 600,000. It predicts that over the next five years, 15% of current PCs will be replaced by virtual desktops.
Tokyo, September 29, 2009 - NEC Corporation today announced the beginning of construction of one of Japan's largest virtual PC thin client systems as part of strengthening information security and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) for Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (Tokio Marine; President: Shuzo Sumi). Trial deployment of the system will begin in 2009 and installation of approximately 30,000 units is scheduled to start in 2010.
Nice article on Brian Madden site by Gabe Knuth on options to convert PCs into thin clients. Ends up with 8 different solutions.
Here is the future of Cloud Computing – Run Windows 7 on iPhone, run as a thin client.
Wyse released PocketCloud iPhone application that features a RDP 6 client (Windows 7 compatible) for iPhone/iPod Touch with one very unique Feature- VMware View 3.1 support, making it a perfect Thin-OS.
We've got a Twitter account now and post to it. Thinclientorg is the Twitter account.
Wyse releases new iPhone app for users and IT Admins to access their units remotely over iPhone.
In our continuing series of How To series we'll post writeup on how to set up PXE network booting.
IDF: San Francisco, CA, September 22, 2009 — TabletKiosk® , a leading provider of mobile business computing solutions, today introduced three new systems powered by Intel® Atom™ Processors: the 7-inch eo™ a7330D
Ultra-Mobile PC, the 7-inch eo TufTab® a7230XD Rugged Ultra-Mobile PC and the 12.1-inch Sahara NetSlate™ a230T touch screen Tablet PC.
ACP is on the road demonstrating best in class technology.
Notice and YouTube video on faster video processing on VXL units. It's a pretty good video comparison making their point that smooth playback is much better than choppy
From the POS world opinion on how cloud computing and 4G are going to impact retail technology. How long before NCR, Fujitsu, Wincor Nixdorf and others begin offering the option?
ThinX Linux O/S available for evaluation now. From ChipPC. We've got one of the Extreme PCs from ChipPC and have it outfitted with touchscreen and rugged keyboard. Specs have it as low as 3W (competitor like Fit-PC2 is around 6W).
IGEL Technology, the world's largest Linux thin client vendor and the third largest thin client vendor (2008 by revenue, IDC), today announced the inclusion of the Leostream Connection Broker in its Windows Embedded Standard (WES) firmware.
Brian Madden, he's a very vocal observer, analyst, critic and commentator on virtualization - and he's had a fair amount to say about thin clients in the past. Please see his September 16, 2009 blog below regarding the Wyse announcements and demos at VMWorld recently.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY?Symbio Technologies (http://www.symbio-technologies.com), an award-winning innovator in secure stateless computing for government, business and healthcare, has added two new stateless thin clients--the SYM5100E and the SYM5120--to its product line.