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Citrix tech guy gives his take on directions in mobile and odds on Apple, Android, and yes, Microsoft....
Every year new predictions come around and this year we thought we would compile a few of them to try and give them their own context for the whole so to speak. This year we learn about "fabric-based computing". Where people come up with this stuff who knows.
|Woody Leonard/Infoworld commentary on upcoming Google Chrome OS and what it means. And what it means to Microsoft.|
Unusual but Dell has new webpage on the merits of Ubuntu versus Windows. Seeing Linux bleeding over into consumer area is remarkable and Dell does a nice job of positioning. WINDOWS OR UBUNTU ? | Dell UK
Blog covering Hyperspace and Splashtop clients. Definition of a microclient - It is a mix of hardware and software that turns any computer into a tightly managed Web appliance with a small collection of applications.
The people at Selfserviceworld.com asked us to write a trends article for 2010 and what will be hot. Here is a roundup of 2010's potential suspects, from my point of view, divided into three market groups — maturing, growth and new drivers. Mentions of PC over IP, POE, green devices, clouds and thin client (imagine that...). Full article on Selfserviceworld.com
Very nice piece looking advantages and disadvantages of thin clients and the current best mode to implement them. From Brianmadden.com is Jeroen van de Kamp
Ellison gets it for taking the phrase cloud computing a little too seriously. I can sympathize. Titled -- Another One of These Cloud Computing Rants and You’ve Got Yourself a Stand-Up Routine, Larry. From Digital Daily and John Paczkowski (link below)
Opinion piece on thin client and latest Google and MS announcements. The major MS announcement being that somehow they are going to make Office available for free via the web. Somehow I think that won't include Exchange but then who knows.
Netbooks like the Asus and HP are big sellers right now. These units start around $350 and can end up over $500 and they live off the net. Interesting commentary on Lenova (who is difficult to figure out anyway) and Dell and Linux in general.