Apple Joins Facebook’s Hardware Design Community

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Facebook Open Compute Becomes official Open Compute Project member after being involved ‘quietly’ for years Read More.

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The big three in 2019: Apple, Google and Microsoft’s upcoming hardware year


While 2018 was a year of iterative updates, Apple, Google and Microsoft all released some of their best products yet, even if they weren’t as innovative as some would like. While many flagships went without any upgrades – we didn’t even see a new MacBook or Surface Book – devices like the MacBook Air and […]. CTO News

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Report: Apple Rethinking Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Company looks to use more commodity hardware, build own long-haul network to interconnect data centers Read More. Apple

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Report: Apple to Consolidate Server Production in Arizona

Data Center Knowledge

In unusual practice, company appears to be keeping hardware manufacturing in-house Read More. Apple Blades

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A New Competitor to the Apple Watch: The Pebble Smartwatch


The Apple Watch has a new competitor, the Pebble smartwatch. It’s not the same kind of display you’ll find on an Android Wear watch or the Apple Watch; only 64 colors are available, and it has much less contrast, saturation, and resolution than other screens. By Katie Kennedy.

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2018 iPhone Launch: What Your Privacy Means to Apple


Information Technology Blog - - 2018 iPhone Launch: What Your Privacy Means to Apple - Information Technology Blog. In the long-lasting battle between Android and Apple, it is fair to say that both brands are head to head. Apple is Apple. Apple’s Take on Your Privacy.

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Video: Hacker claims to have decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave, destroying key piece of iOS mobile security

Tech Republic Security

The hack exposes firmware code, and could be a major blow to iOS security, a key component of Apple's hardware strategy

How RIM handed the mobile market over to Apple :


How RIM handed the mobile market over to Apple. Blackberry (hardware) offered a single capability that Palm couldnâ??t, The hardware is all comparable. There is no longer a single hardware driven feature that one vendor can offer that the others canâ??t apple.

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Expert: Apple may have deployed unauthorized patch by mistake

Network World

Last month, reports came out that Apple accidentally installed a fake firmware patch on internal development servers. What may have happened is that an Apple employee installed a patch shared by the hardware vendor's employee, instead of using the official release of the patch, said Chris Nietzold, senior platform engineer at security appliance manufacturer MBX Systems.

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Are Apple-specific threats on the rise?

Network World

Macs are really no more secure than a PC, but for many years there just weren’t as many out there because of the expense of the hardware and other issues. They've historically been a much less popular choice among both consumers, enterprises, and hackers alike. The PC attack surface is much wider; therefore, criminals develop malware that works on PCs because the payout is much higher.

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The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it… Given that Apple’s blockbuster introduction of the iPhone six years ago effectively created the smartphone market, it’s astonishing that Android today reigns supreme.

Mac Deploy Stick 2.0: Benefits of the free MDM for macOS

Tech Republic Security

helps admins modernize their workflow and deploy Apple hardware and software. MDS 2.0 Also, this Mac deployment utility is free

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Enabling an Apple MBP Wireless Adapter with Fedora 25

Scott Lowe

Linux Hardware Macintosh Networking Fedora CLIIn this article, I want to share with you the steps I took to enable wireless networking on an older (mid-2011) 13” MacBook Pro running Fedora 25. This is driven by a continued need to evaluate Fedora 25, as I’ve run into a few potential roadblocks with Ubuntu 16.04 as my primary laptop OS. Using Fedora 25 instead may help resolve some of these issues, which primarily center around corporate collaboration.

Apple’s platforms for success and why it is worth 76% more than when Steve Jobs died

Trends in the Living Networks

I did a couple of interviews today about the news that Apple’s market capitalization of $622 billion is the highest ever in absolute dollars (though not in inflation-adjusted terms). In the interview below I discuss some of the current landscape for Apple.

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TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset

Network World

The deal puts TCL in the driver's seat on hardware and the first phone under the new deal was previewed on Wednesday. TCL Communication has big plans for BlackBerry, even though it's a brand that's been written off by many. The China-based electronics company recently acquired rights to design, manufacture and sell smartphones under the BlackBerry name with BlackBerry's security and service software installed.

#AppleVsFBI – #FBIVsApple – The Basics, Explained, With Links To Original Documents


This post provides an update on the ongoing battle between Apple and the U.S. On February 9, 2016, FBI Director James Comey announced that the FBI was unable to unlock the iPhone and requests Apple to help. Apple concluded it could not help to the extend required to access the phone data. After attempting to resolve the matter out of court, Apple was ordered by U.S. 25 th , Apple filed a motion to have the court vacate the order. Bob Gourley.

Important Things to Know About Android Smartphones and its New Launches


Why Android Phones Better than Apple iOS? When you want to buy an android phone you get a number of choices from which you can pick a mobile of your choice, but when it comes to Apple phones you can hardly get two choices that differ only in the size, the hardware parts will remain the same.

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What Can CIOs Learn From The Evolution Of Smartphones?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Although it still seems like it was just yesterday, it turns out that it was roughly about ten years ago that Apple introduced the first iPhone. With no new revolutionary hardware features on the horizon, this trend is anticipated to continue for some time.

Applying the Laws of Science to the Internet of Things and Healthcare IT


Just as Moore’s Law states, expect a hardware breakthrough every three years, if not more frequently. Accountable Care Organizations); Apple HealthKit’s Role in mHealth.

Amazon to Enter the Smartphone Market


We have recently written about the release of Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Fire TV – the world’s largest Internet retailer is continuing to develop hardware, providing users with more devices to access its troves of music, shows, games, and movies. CTO Mobile Research Amazon Apple IPhone Jeff Bezos Kindle Fire samsung Smartphone Wall Street Journal

Retail 110 [tech]: Apple iPad vs the Blackberry Playbook

Sean Daniel

Apple iPad vs the Blackberry Playbook. Note that the Playbook hardware was not updated for Playbook 2.0, It also only has a mono speaker, and I’m not a fan of the dexterity changes between the screen and hardware button Smaller screen, which for me means different purpose.

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Some thoughts on this week’s Google Nexus event


While Apple may enjoy such supply and demand games, it’s safe to say that Asus and Google are not worried about it. Numerous folks that I know squarely in the Apple ecosystem, rely on Google for most of their services. Apple chromecast Google Nexus Nexus 7.

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How Should A CIO Deal With An Employee Mutiny?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Instead, they would prefer to use their latest and greatest Apple and Samsung products. They are no longer going to put up with having to use old, outdated, or hard to use hardware or applications while they are at work. CIOs need to be aware that a mutiny may be happening right now!

CloudFlare Shifts to Quanta for New Servers - Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

The company has been working with HP to build its servers, but with its latest hardware refresh (known as G4) has opted for customized servers built by Quanta , a Taiwanese company that has built servers for Facebook and Rackspace. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Blades.

Technology Short Take #68

Scott Lowe

If you like geeking out over the hardware side of networking, you may find this Ars Technica article on the physical infrastructure of the global Internet to be an interesting read. (I Servers/Hardware. I enjoyed Adam Leventhal’s evaluation of APFS , the new file system announced at the most recent Apple WWDC. Networking Hardware Security Storage Virtualization OVS Cisco VMware NSX OpenStack Linux Docker Kubernetes Apple KVM Vagrant Microsoft Windows

Intel Rolls Out Development Kit for KVM Tools » Data Center.

Data Center Knowledge

The company announced Virtual Gateway, a cross-platform keyboard-video-mouse (KVM) software development kit (SDK) that aides solution providers offer enhanced capabilities for diagnosing and troubleshooting datacenter hardware. It’s a virtual solution rather than a hardware approach to managing and troubleshooting. Most remote management solutions were hardware-based, expensive, or proprietary. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Intel » Management.

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Latest AWS Price Cuts Target the Enterprise - and the Competition.

Data Center Knowledge

The latest price drops are for dedicated instances, which are different from regular EC2 instances in that they run on single-tenant hardware. They are isolated from other instances belonging to other customers at the host hardware level. Comparing cloud prices is often like comparing apples to oranges; However, these particular cuts appear to be very strategically driven. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Amazon » Cloud Computing.

EMC Refreshes Data Protection Portfolio » Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

At a Backup to the Future event this week EMC announced a broad array of new hardware and software products that enable customers to deploy new Protection Storage Architectures. Amazon has cut prices for dedicated EC2 instances – an instance on single-tenant hardware that is particularly attractive to enterprise customers. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Cloud Computing » Services » Storage. EMC Refreshes Data Protection Portfolio.

Geographic and Risk Mitigation Factors in Selecting a Datacenter Site

Data Center Knowledge

Many data centers produce information about hardware reliability or facility security, but often geography as a measure of a facility’s ability to competently serve its clients is neglected. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events.

Review: Dell Latitude E7370

Scott Lowe

As part of my Linux migration (see my initial progress report ), late this past week I started setting up my first non-Apple laptop since 2003. Look, I get it—I used an Apple laptop for 14 years. From a Titanium PowerBook G4 to multiple generations of aluminum MacBook Pros to (finally) a MacBook Air, I’m familiar with the quality and reliability of Apple hardware. Linux Hardware Wireless Fedora

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iPhone Vs Android — A Comparative Study 2018


In contrast, choosing iPhone is an easy choice in terms of product line; the models launched to the market by the Apple are few, numbered and classified in with a higher price tag. Apple users often say they love Apple products because they work as they should.

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Mick's IT Blogs: How to extract the iOS 7 ipsw file from the dmg on a.

Mick's IT Blog

SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory. SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory. First thing to do is to download the DMG file from Apple. Micks IT Blogs. My blog is here to help solve issues I have encountered and solved, publish scripts I have written, and educate others in understanding areas that are not well covered. -->. Micks IT Blogs.

Mick's IT Blogs: Report UAC Status to SMS or SCCM

Mick's IT Blog

Apple QuickTime Installation. Apple QuickTime Installation. It then initiates a hardware inventory to report the MIF file back to the SMS/SCCM. 6) Initiate SMS Hardware Inventory. REM Initiate SMS Hardware Inventory. If oClientAction.Name = "Hardware Inventory Collection Cycle" Then. Micks IT Blogs.

Adobe 66 [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Businesses typically want the hardware RAID functionality that the DataVault or MediaSmart doesn’t offer. And it's going to be the resting place of my hardware to my parents house. :).

Own Your Category With a Network-Effect Product


A very good paper by Glue Reply is on models of valuation of data as an asset ) Or, consider valuing a company for its customer database, not just for hardware sales… a great recent example is Google’s acquisition of Fitbit. They've been building this digital health platform, much like Apple. Both Fitbit and Apple want to help users be able to manage their health data on this platform".

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