Galen GrumanExecutive Editor, InfoWorld Follow me on Google+

InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman analyzes the latest issues in mobile technology, the changing role of IT, and the consumerization of IT phenomenon. Galen is author of iPad at Work For Dummies, MacBook Pro Portable Genius, and iBooks Author For Dummies, as well as lead author of Exploring Windows 8 For Dummies.

Hands-On Test: Adobe CS3 Purrs on Snow Leopard

Testing shows that Creative Suite 3 runs fine on the new Mac OS X, despite Adobe's lack of support for it.


7 Top Features of Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Apple's under-the-hood update includes some surprisingly nice changes for users.


Mac OS X Snow Leopard: New Bells and Whistles Explained

An in-depth visual tour of the new Mac OS features that every user will want to know about.

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: What's New for Office Users

Take an in-depth visual tour of the new Mac OS productivity features that every business user will want to know about.

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: What's New for the Power User

A visual tour of the new Mac OS features that every administrator and power user will want to explore.

BlackBerry vs. iPhone 3.0: Smackdown Revisited

After pitting RIM's BlackBerry Bold against Apple's iPhone in May, it's time for a rematch — iPhone 3G takes on BlackBerry 9000 Bold. Place your bets now.


Mobile Deathmatch: Can the Pre Knock out the IPhone?

If the battle between the BlackBerry and the iPhone was in essence a replay of PC versus Mac, the Battle between the Palm Pre and the iPhone is more like a battle between Windows 7 and Mac OS X.


IPhone OS 3.0 Is Better for Business, Somewhat

iPhone OS 3.0 brings some advantages to business users, but the IT department may not be satisfied.

Windows 7 Licensing 'Disaster' Looming for XP Users

Many XP users are planning to migrate to Windows 7, but Microsoft may be making it hard to do so.

What Business Can Expect From Mac OS X Snow Leopard

It's the OS that won't go away, despite many enterprises' avowed distaste and Apple's own public disinclination to support enterprise usage.


BlackBerry Bold vs. iPhone 3G, Side by Side

How much more than a phone can these devices be? See what each can do -- or not -- in this comparison.

Deathmatch: BlackBerry Versus IPhone

I spent 30 days testing an iPhone and a BlackBerry to find out which would best meet my business needs. The results surprised even me.

Profile: Version Cue CS4

Version Cue, Adobe's server-based version control and file-sharing management tool became quite easy to use with the CS3...

Is Jumping from XP to Windows 7 Too Complicated?

Unlike Vista users, XP systems can't do an "in place update" and must instead conduct a clean install of everything, including apps.


A High-Tech Agenda for President Obama

Here's one editor's prescription for high-tech investments, priorities, and -- yes -- legislation.