Galen GrumanExecutive Editor, InfoWorld

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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."

Mobile Deathmatch: RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs. Apple IPhone 4

The new BlackBerry doesn't try to be an iPhone, but does work better with touch.

RIM, Adobe, and Microsoft Grasping at Mobile Straws

RIM, Adobe, and Microsoft all have a bad week, replete with lipstick-on-pig events

Can WebOS Rise in the Enterprise?

What HP needs to do with Palm's OS so that it can take on an enterprise mission.


How the iPhone Could Bring Apple Down

A return to blind arrogance could become Apple's Waterloo, and a greater threat than Android or Windows Phone 7.


BlackBerry Copies IOS 4 Feature in Server Upgrade

BlackBerry Enterprise Server gets ability to manage corporate information separately from personal data

What Apple's iOS 4 Does - And Doesn't Do - For Business

The new OS for the iPhone and iPod Touch appears to do less than you may think

How to Avoid Apple iPhone, iPad 3G Overages

There are several simple ways to avoid exceeding your cellular data limits; try them before buying a pricey tool.

How to Make Sense of Microsoft's Multiple Mobile Operating Systems

Microsoft has four mobile OSes with 'Windows' in the name, but each is very different than the rest.

Jobs Sings Wi-Fi Blues at Apple's WWDC 'Steve-note'

Apple CEO's iPhone 4 demos sabotaged by overloaded airwaves in WWDC hall as 1,100-plus attendees go online at the same time.


Why AT&T's New Data Plan is a Plus

Analysis: Despite the griping about the tiered data services fees, it's not all that bad. Here's why, and what you should consider.

3G Roaming Ripoffs Follow Apple iPad on its World Tour

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, a little planning lets you take your iPad with you without going broke.


5 Ways Steve Ballmer Can Save Microsoft's Mobile Bacon

A wasted decade on Windows Mobile threatens Microsoft's relevance in the future of computing.


Why the Fate of Windows 7 'Slate' Tablet Is Sealed

The quiet disappearance of the HP Slate -- Microsoft's great tablet hope -- shows that dream has died.

Do Users Even Want Flash on the iPhone?

An online poll shows most do not support a peace plan between Apple and Adobe, but instead endorse Apple's hardball stance.

Mobile Wi-Fi's Baby Steps

You can access Wi-Fi networks on the go in lots of places, though hassles and price gouging remain common.