Sure, the notebook is the most obvious option for businesspeople that need to bring their office wherever they go, but netbooks-smaller, less expensive and more portable notebooks-are becoming an ever-more popu...read more
With the release of Release Candidate 1 of Internet Explorer 8, Microsoft's Web browser nears its final release. eWEEK Labs finds that while IE 8 has some unique new features, most of the browser's features already are available in competing browsers.
BigFix offers an outstanding patch management solution that includes helpful software inventory capabilities, such as licensing, metering and cost analysis. The only real sticking point is the awkward installation process.
With JavaFX 1.0, Sun hopes to entice Web and graphics professionals and bring Java fully into the modern world of rich Internet applications, a space currently dominated by Adobe AIR and Microsoft's Silverlight platform.
At Lotusphere 2008, IBM previewed a number of collaboration software projects in its Innovation Labs. IBM continued that theme at Lotusphere 2009, where it became clear that IBM researchers are work...read more
Dabble DB, a Web-based database application from Smallthought Systems, provides a structured database environment while enabling users to do the ad hoc data crunching they normally do in a spreadsheet.
Lotusphere attempted a hipper, more Web 2.0 and SAAS spin in 2009, with IBM sending out the Blue Man Group performance artists and Dan Aykroyd to underscore the theme of collaboration. IBM also trotted out Research In Motion's co-CEO Jim...read more