With technology–as with technology writers–nothing lasts forever.
This year, as usual, there were plenty of memorable, human-inspired technology horrors.
Even talking on the phone while behind the wheel is a potentially dangerous use of your time.
The loosening of restrictions on electronic devices on planes is of little consequence.
Search giant takes away something business owners have come to rely on.
Neither method of Web access comes without some trade-offs; consider which ones you can live with.
Sometimes it’s more efficient to have on-premises software to serve your company’s needs.
For many people, the complexities of working at home mean they need more than a desk and printer.
Take advantage of being watched, or put away your smart phone and pay with cash.
Don’t believe the stories of danger and destruction. Cell phones in America aren’t likely to explode in your ear.
You need some old-school devices to keep your tech equipment humming.
The documents you share might harbor information you don’t want the recipients to see.
The most popular tech product isn’t necessarily the one that is best for your business.
Electronic communication isn’t the same as a hand-written letter, so traditional sign-offs don’t usually work.
A CIO has to blend business and technical skills in ways that aren’t taught to technicians.
Years ago, the high-tech company that drove me closest to the edge of madness was Microsoft. That firm treated its customers as if they were lucky to have computers. But for sheer frustration, I think Google tops Microsoft.