...said Eric E. Schmidt, Google’s chief executive. “So far the model seems to be the Android solution is particularly optimized for things that involve touch in some form and Chrome OS appears to be for keyboard-based solutions.”
November 2010 Archives
New Office plug-in syncs documents to Google Docs to provide more reason to migrate from desk app to cloud app.
Sony has revealed that the new SNAP development environment for 'consumer electronics' is based on Objective-C and the open source GNUstep implementation of Apple's Openstep spec.
As the rise of tablets threatens its low-cost laptop business, computer maker Acer Inc. unveiled plans to begin selling tablets that run either Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. software
Newsletter from NComputing - new design for Partner Portal, meet the team,tech tips and news from around the globe. Notice show this week in Indianapolis, and next week in Rochester, NY.
SAN JOSE, CA. – November 16, 2010 – Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced Day One enhanced capabilities and support for Cisco's end-to-end Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) system. Together with solutions from Citrix and VMware, Wyse's cloud, virtualization and management software suites and its broad set of thin and zero clients complement Cisco VXI to provide customers the most comprehensive choice for achieving a superior desktop virtualization infrastructure.
Largest digital inclusion Project in Latin America has already benefited 40,000 Brazilian schools with computer labs
Computerworld - Cisco today announced two new virtual desktop devices, more efficient virtualization software and more affordable videoconferencing endpoints, building on its line of video collaboration tools and capabilities for companies.
|Review: NComputing's L300 is an excellent desktop provisioning option for small and medium-sized organisations requiring thin clients and managed desktops without the complexity of full-blown Terminal Services or VDI.|
Over the last 12-18 months Vardhaman has seen many large projects come its way. It helped SBI replace 2,000 desktops with thin clients operating on Windows XP. It supplied 1,500 thin client units to a company called Nivio, which offers virtual desktop computing services on the cloud. It deployed 3,000 PC-based kiosks for IL&FS’ education initiative called Gyan Community PC.
Can the term “cloud PC” go where the dreaded thin client couldn’t?
Vidabox have revealed details of the replacement for their ThinClient HD media extender. Cunningly called ThinClient v2, the new model boasts faster performance for both 1080p Blu-ray and DVD playback.
Wyse Technology is rebranding thin clients as 'Cloud PCs' with the launch of a new line of systems that run Windows 7, but boot from a private cloud rather than a local hard drive.
|Fujitsu has revealed a new ultra thin desktop client, designed to allow multiple users access to full desktop applications|
Interesting confluence of presence detectors in public environment integrating with the net and social networks.
In related news - new self-service iterations utilizing the iPad as the computing station. The first of many as the tablets may finally have their day (after years of false starts).
Yes, we have no problem putting all of our important data on Amazon, right? Blog off Dell OEM group discusses security and the cloud. Good to see Dell taking up position in this space.
Humor break -- I want my widgets and I want them now. Classic parts availability vi Xtranormal. I want my widgets now
New Zio from Creative joins the fray in the iPad-killer battle. Here is 10" touch tablet from Creative powered by Android. Next week we get our first look at the Dell Streak.
VMware View case study nuggets include repurposing old Dell desktops + new lapops.
Win7 on iPad via Citrix Receiver and XenDesktop pic. They figure in March the iPad can make it's debut as the $499 thin client.
Comprehensive set of ROI Total Cost of Ownership calculators for ROI on VMWare, Raydesk, Windows 7, and Wyse.
Devon IT, Inc., a leading provider of thin client hardware and software solutions, today announced plans to demonstrate its upcoming ARM-based thin client – The Devon FX1 – at the Microsoft TechEd Europe, November 8-12, 2010 in Berlin. Devon IT will be exhibiting in the RemoteFX Pavillion booth RFX3.