Wednesday, 29 August 2012

CIOs predict the death of the PC and the desk phone

Tech Sanity Check

TechRepublic Member | August 29, 2012

CIOs predict the death of the PC and the desk phone

Mobile working means we will soon be bidding farewell to some of the staples of business tech. Read more

Resource of the day

On-demand webcast: Steps to Move into a Virtualized Environment

Learn about the many aspects of your IT operation that can benefit from virtualization; Discover virtualization technologies and how to decide what's best for each situation; Explore a plan for implementation to get you started fast!

More from TechRepublic


Why businesses shouldn't trust Apple's cloud services

RogueKiller scans systems for rootkits, registry issues, and more

Do modern gadgets make working on holiday unavoidable?

Cisco Aspire game helps CCNA training

News from ZDNet


Mark your Microsoft calendars: Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 launch dates revealed

Samsung introduces first Windows Phone 8 device

Samsung goes all in with Windows 8 in new line of devices

The truth about Goobuntu: Google's in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux

Skipping NFC in the iPhone 5 will cost Apple dearly

Samsung's new all-in-one PCs won't bring Start menu to Windows 8

Samsung unwraps Galaxy Note 2 with smarter stylus and Jelly Bean

Time for Android to radically change the UI

Performance management tools help IT services provider Savvis scale to meet cloud of cloud needs

Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone's building open-source software

Google suspects web site improvements as potentially manipulative

Google+ makes first major push onto Google Apps

China to ride e-book wave

News from CNET


Motorola teases first Intel-powered phone for Sept. 18 event

Samsung brings Android and Windows to IFA 2012 (pictures)

Google to restore passwords eaten by Chrome iOS app

Apple's AirPlay tech to work without Wi-Fi, report says

HTC has 'no intention' to settle with Apple, say reports

Apple buying iPhone 4Ses ahead of expected iPhone 5 launch

Google patents video tech that knows what it's looking at

Samsung Galaxy Note II debuts (photos)

Sony's flexible hybrid Vaio Duo 11 (pictures)

iPhone 5 aside, what is NFC? (FAQ)

Google wants to shop Motorola's TV set-top biz around

Microsoft, Google folks are top sources for Obama funds

Does a Reddit live chat give Obama more tech cred?

Twitter gives some developers literal stamp of approval

Zoom around in this massive Mars mosaic

Featured galleries


Desktop Wallpaper: Mars as seen by Curiosity

Today's recommended downloads

Quantifying the Value of Delivering a Smarter Shopping Experience (IBM)

Live Webcast: Succeeding in a World Gone Mobile (Citrix Online)

Working Around the Clock: How HR & IT Collaboration Can Improve Global HCM (SkillSoft)

Guide to Improving First-Time IT Certification Pass Rates (SkillSoft)

Engines of a Smarter Planet Experience (IBM)


About this newsletter

The Tech Sanity Check newsletter gives you my picks for the top tech stories of the day on the products, people, and ideas that are revolutionizing the planet.

Jason Hiner
TechRepublic Editor in Chief

For real-time updates on the latest tech stories, follow my Twitter feed (@jasonhiner) or my Google+ feed (+Jason Hiner).

Connect with TechRepublic
facebook twitter googlePlus linkedIn digg rss android iPhone

Is the death knell sounding for traditional antivirus?

Antivirus developers need to run malcode in their labs in order to create malware-identifying signatures. What happens if they can't?

TechRepublic newsletters


Get product reviews, tech news analysis, tips, and more in the following TechRepublic newsletters. Automatically sign up today!

Tablets in the Enterprise

Five Apps

Software Engineer


Send us your feedback here.

Sign up for more free newsletters from TechRepublic!
To manage your account settings or to remove yourself from all TechRepublic communications, please visit our Subscription Center.

The e-mail address for your subscription is
Unsubscribe from this e-mail | FAQ | Advertise | Privacy Policy

Tr Footer Logo

Copyright 2012 CBS Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved.
TechRepublic is a registered service mark of CBS Interactive, Inc.

235 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

No comments:

Post a Comment