Mel BeckmanInfoWorld

What the App Store Future Means for Developers and Users

Apple's iOS and Mac app stores have popularized the concept, but Microsoft, Google, and others are now adopting it.

Eight Radical Ways to Cut Data Center Power Costs

One or more of these wild-eyed approaches could save you a lot of money -- and not cost you much.

iPad Data Dilemma: Where Cloud Storage Can Help

Tablets and cloud storage seem like a marriage made in heaven, but it takes third-party apps to bring them together.

21 Apps Apple Doesn't Want on Your iPhone

Apple's confusing App Store acceptance policies have made for a jailbreaking community that's as vibrant as ever.


How to Build the Perfect Smartbook

Google could pioneer a new approach to computing with Android by combining these 10 technologies into a netbook.

Windows 7: The 7 Technologies It's Killed

Pay your respects to the technologies that pointed the way to innovation, only to be knocked out by competing Microsoft versions.

iPhone Jailbreaking More Popular Than Ever

Even with nearly 1 billion legit applications delivered by Apple's iPhone App Store, users still want unapproved features on their iPhones.


Why Even IT Pros Are Demanding Macs

A consistent platform, strong cloud support, and a great server all appeal to IT.

Your Laptop Data Is Not Safe. So Fix It.

Follow InfoWorld's encryption-based data-protection plan, which can safeguard your most at-risk PCs.