Can 4G resolve problems with on-the-go access to data?
The continued rollout of new wireless network, 4G, is expected to give users the fastest broadband in Europe. With speeds of up to 5 times faster than the previous 3G, how will 4G impact desktop virtualisation? We believe the new wireless network may help aid the adoption of desktop virtualisation on mobile devices, allowing users to remotely access their information more often and at a much faster rate.
Google back ‘one password’ strategy
With the huge increase in cyber-crime and phishing attacks, Google thinks it’s time to say goodbye to the traditional password and look to something new. Google’s security experts, Eric Grosse and Mayank Upadhyay, propose consumers use an encrypted USB-like device that people would use to log into password-protected websites and online accounts. The web giant stated how the miniature device could be used to log into websites with a single password. We understand that with the great challenge this poses to governance procedures, this is far from being put into practise. However it does highlight some critical issues in the current online environment.
What can the Surface Pro offer a Business Environment?
Microsoft have announced their much anticipated Surface Pro tablet will be released at the later than expected date of 9th February in the U.S. This latest tablet has been one of the top talking points for IT professionals over the last couple of months, but to what extent can the Surface Pro make a significant business impact in your organisation? We predict a noteworthy one. With its incorporated Windows 8 OS and its ability to access the same business applications as you can on a laptop, the Surface Pro is destined to see the rise of mobility at work.
Nokia 3D printing for phones
As competition in the mobile market becomes fierce, mobile operators are constantly coming up with new innovative ideas to make them stand out from the crowd, and Nokia’s 3D homemade case is no exception. Embracing 3D printers, Nokia have released design files so users can ‘make their own’ plastic accessories. With the current hefty price tag of 3D printers, will users miss out on the Nokia’s latest innovation?