Articles By Tony Bradley

E-mail shifts from desktop to smartphone

When Nielsen published "What Americans Do Online", it revealed that social networking and social gaming both beat out e-mail to dominate the time users spend online .. .on the desktop. However, it also

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Amazon’s new Kindle deserves a close look by businesses

Amazon is aggressively defending its position in the e-reader market by unveiling a redesigned Kindle 2 for a mere $139. As Amazon and Barnes and Noble battle for e-reader supremacy, it's time for

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Tony Bradley

Apple jeopardizes business clout with rotten iPhone 4 reaction

The original iPhone represents a watershed moment in both the concept of smartphones, and in the blurring of the line between consumer and corporate technology. With the stubborn, stumbling response to issues with

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Outlook evolves into a communications hub with Social Connectors

Microsoft has establishedOutlookas one of the leading applications for reading, writing, and managing e-mail. With Outlook 2010 and Outlook Social Connectors, though, Microsoft is breaking that mold and adapting the software as a

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Tony Bradley

5 reasons to jettison XP and switch to Windows 7

Today is D-day for Windows XP SP2 users. Granted, Windows XP SP2 will still work, but today is the last Patch Tuesday for the venerable OS which means it will become more unstable

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Tony Bradley

IT dept. ‘most likely’ to snoop on confidential company information

Businesses have gigabytes upon gigabytes of sensitive and confidential data archived on servers, storage arrays, or backup media. Those companies rely on the expertise of information security professionals to protect that data and

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Why you should wait for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft is coming fashionably late to the next-generation smartphone party. New cutting edge Android devices seem to come out monthly, and Apple just unveiled its big iPhone overhaul for 2010, but with Windows

Published on: June 11th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Why dumping Windows won’t improve Google’s security

Sources from within Google are claiming that the online search and advertising giant is implementing an official transition away from the Microsoft Windows operating system. According to the reports, the culture shift is

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Three reasons upgrading to Office 2010 is a good idea

As with any major product release Microsoft Office 2010 has a variety of new and updated features, but do any of them offer a compelling reason to invest in upgrading to it?Google has

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to get rid of skeletons in your Internet closet

The Internet never forgets. Search engines crawl and index every last byte of information available on the Web; and once a piece of information goes online, some digital echo of it is virtually

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Windows XP more dangerous OS than Vista, Windows 7

Microsoft has released a new Security Incident Report--the eighth volume of Microsoft's quarterly overview of computer and network security trends. The report illustrates once again that security can be greatly improved by upgrading

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to buy used software without getting screwed

Used software offers an opportunity for both the seller and the buyer to operate more cost effectively--an important consideration given the state of the economy. However, while every penny counts and saving money

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

HP Slate vs. Apple iPad: which is best for business?

The Apple iPad has only been physically available to the general public for a few weeks, and the HP Slate is still a prototype waiting for a launch date, but that hasn't stopped

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Panda Security first to offer SMBs cloud-based endpoint protection

Panda Security has announced the general availability of Panda Cloud Internet Protection (PCIP). Adding a new element to its cloud-based security offering makes Panda the first vendor to provide entirely cloud-based protection for

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Tony Bradley

iPad beats laptops for air travel scenarios

There are passionate views on both sides regarding whether or not the Apple iPad can be an effective business tool, or is merely a consumer gadget. That debate has merit while sitting in

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Tony Bradley