Much like the evolution of systems design, IT-enabled process change ebbs and flows over time. We see this in history as each technology revolution brings with it a refactoring of business operations.
A new Chromecast, still $35 The Chromecast, a little stick that lets users stream just about anything to a TV, has gotten an update. The new Chromecast 2 supports 5GHz Wi-Fi, making it significantly faster.
2015 is the year of virtual reality. That's been the consistent messaging coming out of Oculus VR's executive leadership since early this year. And with this week's announcement of a $99 Gear VR headset
That’s how it goes with smartwatches. They’re meant to keep you from having to pull your phone out of your pocket. You’re supposed to glance at the notifications and smile inwardly, knowing that you can
Research firm Gartner has long promoted an analytical concept called the “hype cycle.” Basically, the notion is that in the world of technology, people tend to get over-excited about new thingies, and
The Start menu returns The annoying hot corners in Windows 8 have been removed — thank god Edge may be new, but it sadly sticks to the past in a number of ways Best of all, Google Calendar is now supported
IBM researchers have created the IBM Watson Tone Analyzer, a supercomputer application which can read a message and judge the tone conveyed in the message. This is the kind of task that a human can do
Voice-powered interfaces are the way forward. For me to make such a pronouncement is kind of ridiculous, as I’ve been an incredibly slow adopter of features like Google Now and Siri, based on the belief
The Apple Watch is barely two months old, but details are already starting to come out about what's planned for the next model. 9to5Mac reports that Apple is currently planning to put a camera for video
Three long years after Oculus unveiled its VR headset to the world, it now finally has one ready for consumers. Say hello to the Rift headset that you can actually buy. It features two OLED screens that
itworld.com - Patrick Nelson was editor and publisher of the music industry trade publication Producer Report and has written for a number of technology blogs. Nelson wrote the cult-classic novel Sprawlism.
The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner lays it out in 197 slides. Long known as one of the greatest interpreters of consumers’ and businesses’ activities on the Internet, Mary Meeker is at it again.
Today was a pretty big day for Google. At its annual I/O developer conference, the company unveiled Android M, Android Pay, Brillo, Google Photos, and more. For your convenience, here’s a list of everything
Forget everything you’ve always known about work. The rules have changed. Work is increasingly both everywhere and nowhere–more deeply embedded in our lives than ever before, but disappearing as a discrete
Quarter one 2016. It's the answer to a question we've asked basically every time we've spoken with Oculus VR since 2012: "When does the consumer version of the Rift come out?" Aside from that revelation,
Developers are key to Microsoft’s current and future platforms. It’s fair to say the company hasn’t made it easy for its loyal community over the years, with constant changes, reversals, and just a lack
Microsoft has made some moves to ensure the future of games on its Xbox and HoloLens platforms. John Needham has left his position as the head of Fable developer Lionhead Studios to oversee the development
Editor’s note: Tim Merel is the managing director of Digi-Capital. Virtual reality and augmented reality are exciting – Google Glass coming and going, Facebook’s $2 billion for Oculus, Google’s $542 million