Eric KnorrInfoWorld

Windows 7: The $1930 Upgrade

One analyst's estimate for the total cost of upgrading from XP to Windows 7 explains why the software industry has slowed down.


What Technologies Will Impact Your Business in the Years to Come?

What 10 new technologies will have the most impact on business in the years to come? Now's your chance to weigh in.


Chrome OS Harkens to the Days of the Driveless Desktop

Analysis: The Network Computer (NC), unveiled by Larry Ellison in 1996, may have finally come of age — in the form of Google Chrome.


Could Netbooks Be the Ultimate Thin Client?

Analysis: Some would argue netbooks are toys; others see them as potential desktop replacements.

Cloud Computing: We've Been Here Before

Without proper service guarantees, companies remain reluctant to adopt cloud services. But if those guarantees are in place, is it still cloud computing? Simply Old-Fashioned Hosting?

The Computer Hardware Hall of Fame

From mainframes and minis to PCs and PDAs, our picks for the greatest, most enduring computer hardware of all time.

To the iPhone, With Love

Analysis: The real meaning of the iPhone is revealed as a convert ponders the excitement over a new generation of mobile devices.

Has Cloud Computing Jumped the Shark?

Cloud computing suffers from too few customers and too many marketing dollars.

2008: A Year in the Clouds

If there was one big trend in 2008 -- and by that we mean the buzz phrase on the lips of every analyst and vendor -- it was cloud computing.

Microsoft's Cloud Forms

Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communications, and other applications will run in Microsoft's datacenters and be sold by the seat this fall.