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  1. Your next company computer may be a 2-in-1 laptop

    07.25 / 22:15 computerworld.com Computerworld - News
    While consumer adoption of tablets is decreasing, business adoption is going the other way, powered by corporate fondness for Apple's iPad Pro and 2-in-1 devices running Windows.The number of consumer-owned tablets is expected to decline about 3.3% annually even as the number of business-owned tablets grows at a combined annual growth rate of 6.9% by 2022, according to Forrester Research.Global mobile device usage is expected to reach more than 5.5 billion users by 2022,  almost double the …
  2. My ode to Microsoft Paint

    07.25 / 22:15 computerworld.com Computerworld - News
    We were all a little giddy at the time.In 1985, I was in college trying to focus on my journalism classes and avoiding any responsibility for any future work endeavors.I’d often sneak into the computer lab in the afternoon and hammer away on a clunky IBM keyboard. I wrote an entire science fiction novel at the time. I hacked into the computer lab back end, the system that locked computers after hours. In these early days of computing, it was all DOS all of the time. You had no other o…
  3. The big secret behind Google Play Protect on Android

    07.25 / 22:15 computerworld.com Computerworld - News
    Have you heard the news? Your Android device is in the midst of being updated to include Google's comprehensive new security suite, Google Play Protect.Play Protect, as you may recall, was one of the biggest bullet points to come out of this year's Google I/O keynote address. It's a "doubled-down" effort around Android security, as Google explains it, and it's designed to ensure every Android device is always protected from any form of harm.To read this article in full or to leave a…
  4. Zoho's latest pitch: Run your entire business for $1 a day per user

    07.25 / 22:15 computerworld.com Computerworld - News
    Zoho wants to be the operating system for your business. That's how the company puts it, and what it means is that you can now get just about any application you need to run a business using Zoho One, which gathers all of Zoho's applications for $30 a month per user.Zoho One, announced and available Tuesday,  includes all 38 Zoho cloud-based applications, plus about a half dozen native apps as well more than 40 mobile apps. It offers centralized administrative control through an Admin …
  5. Will Apple map your home with iRobot's Roomba?

    07.25 / 22:15 computerworld.com Computerworld - News
    Is it counterintuitive to predict that one of the impacts of virtual reality will be better indoor maps of the reality we are already in? I don’t think it’s such an outlandish idea, as software developers, device manufacturers and technology firms are already looking to map every nook and cranny of your planet.The robots are coming Look at the popular Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. The device already gathers all kinds of data—room dimensions, furniture position and distances between items…