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.

iPad Proves That Apple Wants to Kill Flash

Apple's campaign for iPad-ready sites is just the start of an effort to kill off internet apps like Flash and Silverlight.


Who Should Own Your Smartphones?

IT organizations are loosening smartphone policies, allowing employees to bring in personal iPhones and BlackBerrys -- should you?

Getting Inside the Minds of Smartphone Shoppers

A Google survey of what people look for in smartphones reveals patterns that IT and developers should know.


Windows Phone 7: Copy and Paste, MIA

Developers can implement their own clipboards within apps, but Microsoft favors contextual tapping instead.


Apple Quietly Fills in Some iPad Blanks

A few critical details are appearing quietly on Apple's Website — but many questions remain unanswered


iPad Pre-Orders: For Idiots Only

Apple started taking early orders yesterday for its tablet, even though no one's really sure what they're buying.


Windows Phone 7: New, Useful and Very Likable

A brief hands-on encounter makes me more hopeful that Microsoft is bringing real, useful innovation to the me-too mobile market.

Google Android Is Doomed to Self-Destruct

Google Android's flood of options should be a good thing -- but it's really a self-destruction derby in action.


Windows Phone 7: A Mobile Game-Changer?

Just when it looked like an iPhone-Android-BlackBerry troika was shaping up, Microsoft and Nokia each tries one last shot

Why Apple Won't Let the Mac and iPhone Succeed in Business

There's a reason Macs and iPhones don't meet the needs of big business: Apple self-imposed corporate glass ceiling.

2010: Finally the Year of the Mac?

Apple was a bright spot in 2009 in terms of PC sales, but the signals are mixed as to whether the Mac can grow beyond its niche

Apple's iPad Will Be the Death of the Mobile Web

Who needs an iPhone if you have an iPad? And who needs the mobile Web if you don't have an iPhone?

Apple Tablet: What You Should Know

Today, we'll all find out what Apple's secretive announcement is about: Will it be the long-rumored iPhone-based tablet?