View gallery – 23 images. Last week, Apple unveiled its most affordable iPad to date. Here’s how the features and specs of the newest 9.7-inch iPad compare to those of the Google Pixel one of the most premium Android-running tablets on the market. New Atlas Plus offers subscribers an ad free experience.
Link: Apple iPad (2017) vs. Google Pixel C
The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the ever increasing number of cyber attacks seems to go hand in hand. Correlation is not necessarily always causation, but in this case it seems pretty cut and dry. Consumers are scrambling for the latest low cost gadgets but security is usually the first thing to go when keeping costs down.
Link: Why cyber security ignorance is bliss for IoT hackers
Today, you’re only as good as your 320-pixel wide display. But supporting mobile as a separate version of your brand experience raises costs—and confuses customers. Keeping desktop and mobile web experiences separate also makes it harder to add new markets and languages, shortening your brand’s reach in global markets.
Link: Mobile Forward Design: The Next Step After Responsive Design
A few days ago, I was down at the Starbucks in my local bookstore—sipping on a hot chocolate, using the free (but rather pokey) Wi-Fi, and getting some work done. This is pretty typical for me. Since I work from home, it’s nice to get out of the house and shake things up a little bit. Working for a few hours at a coffee shop tends to be just about right.
Link: Being a Linux user isn’t weird anymore
Development News. Chrome OS is often characterized (somewhat unfairly) as just a glorified web browser; and if your needs involve powerful photo editing tools like Photoshop, video editing packages like Adobe Premiere or Apple’s Final Cut Pro modeling tools with complicated features like Blender or Solidworks, or an assortment of other powerful software tools, it’s not hard to see how that perception came to be.
Link: Google is working on bringing Android Studio to Chrome OS
We carry a lot of digital baggage around with us, most of it on our smartphones. When it’s time to replace your old phone, you’ll need to migrate your contacts, pictures, and even software to the new device.
Fortunately this is an easy, if time-consuming task. Moving from an old iPhone to a new…
Link: New iPhone? How to Transfer Your Data From iOS or Android
All the traditional enterprise system vendors (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, IBM) have a cloud strategy and product offerings. But not all vendors have the same vision. Recently, Google and Microsoft announced enterprise-focused offerings to lure clients to their cloud-based suites. Google and Microsoft will be fierce competitors in this space, but coming from differing backgrounds, they have divergent offerings.
Link: While Microsoft stacks the cloud, Google readies its next play