Booting Up Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu has had its ups and downs in its technology battles with Microsoft's Windows desktop OS platform, and the next "up" in this series should be April 29, when the community makes public the long-term stable release version of Ubuntu 10.04.

10 Keys To The Avaya-Nortel Integration

Now that Avaya has completed its acquisition of Nortel's enterprise business and revealed a product roadmap for the combined channel organization, it's important to separate fact from speculation. Here's what we know.

Hot Software Products To Check Out At Lotusphere

Thousands of the IBM Lotus faithful, including customers and channel partners, came to Orlando for Lotusphere 2010.

7 New E-Readers From CES 2010

E-readers were everywhere at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, and they all have their sights set on taking down the market leading Kindle from Amazon. Here are seven new e-readers that got a close-up in Las Vegas last week.

Classic Examples Of Bizarre Stuff At CES

What would CES be without products and scenes so bizarre they make you shake your head in disbelief? At CES 2010, these were everywhere, and following are 10 representative examples.

15 Looks At 3-D Technology From CES 2010

If there was a buzzword bigger than "tablet" at this year's CES, then it had to be 3-D.

15 Examples Of Odd CES 2010 Signage

Every year at CES, vendors display product marketing signage that's either too weird, too silly or just doesn't make sense. Sometimes, all three of these adjectives apply. Here we present 15 examples of CES vendor messaging that probably should have been vetted a bit more closely prior to the show.

12 Jaw-Dropping Flat Panels From CES 2010

Flat panel televisions are always an intriguing spectacle at CES, but this year's crop of new displays was even more astonishing than usual. While photos don't do justice to these majestic pieces of technology, here are some of the most impressive flat panel displays we encountered on the CES show floor.

10 More Attention Grabbers From CES

A number of odd and interesting products are on hand at CES 2010. Here's a look at 10 items from Pepcom's Digital Experience event.

CES Product Showcase: HP's 20 For 2010

Hewlett-Packard launches its first touch-enabled netbook and more at the Consumer Electronics Show to kick off the New Year.

10 Top-Performing VAR 500 Stocks Of 2009

Many VAR 500 companies showed tremendous stock performance in 2009, year over year. Here are 10 of the biggest solution providers with the largest stock price gains in 2009.

18 Attention Grabbers From CES Opening Night

OK, so the recession is still lurking like a hungry panther, but that doesn't mean people aren't still captivated by the latest gadgets. Although CES 2010 isn't as big as in previous years, exhibitors at a special opening night event Tuesday showed off products that were dazzling, intriguing, and often downright amusing. Here we offer a glimpse of 18 products that had onlookers jostling for a better look.

The Best (And Worst) Vendor Stocks Of 2009

Technology stocks rebounded in a big way in 2009, with many companies outperforming the overall market. Here's a look at how 32 vendors did, with performances ranging from a 3 percent drop to a 713 percent increase.

The Best Channel Stocks Of 2009

The channel's top distributors and direct marketers performed well on Wall Street in 2009. Here's a closer look at how 10 channel companies performed against their peers.

25 Must-See Products At CES 2010

CES 2010 may not be as crowded as previous years, but this weeks' mega-trade show still has a host of compelling new technologies, hot rumors, odd gadgets, and highly anticipated product launches. From netbooks and new microprocessor platforms to super-thin displays and ultra-small mobile devices, CES will have a little bit of everything this year. Here are 25 products that will be highlighted in Las Vegas this week.

It's All Fun And Games: How Gaming Has Changed Your PC

Technology originally developed for gamers impacts our everyday lives.

The 2000s: A Decade In Review

From the Y2K bug and the HP-Compaq merger, to Apple's rebound and an insider trading scandal, the decade saw a wealth of historic events. Here's a look back the highlights of the 2000s.

10 Coolest Netbooks Of 2009

Netbooks were some of the hottest sellers in the 2009 technology market. It seems that every vendor had a netbook that was just a little different from the rest. Check out these 10 cool netbooks from the past year to help you wade through the competition.

The Top 10 PC Components Of 2010

Here's a look back at a memorable year for Intel's Core i7, AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5000 series and more.

The 10 Coolest Notebooks of 2009

The economy wasn't kind to hardware vendors in 2009. But notebook makers still continued rolling out a bevy of new systems over the past 12 months. Here are some of the coolest.

The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2009

If there's one word that captures the smartphone explosion in 2009, it's probably "Android." And yet, it isn't a Google Android-based unit that tops our list of the year's coolest smartphones. Have a look.

10 Tech Acronyms That Have Other Meanings

In the IT industry, there's no shortage of acronyms to describe various protocols, technologies, and concepts, and more are being created all the time. But many of these terms have multiple interpretations that can cause confusion and embarrassment. Here we look at 10 acronyms that have more than one interpretation, and which should be used with caution.

The 10 Coolest Open-Source Products Of 2009

From the launch of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, to the continued emergence of Drupal as a content management system, it's been a year of serious momentum for open source. Here we look at 10 products that made an impact on the IT Industry in 2009.

10 Storage Predictions For 2010

As vendors converge storage with networking into a single architecture, the future look of the data center is in a state of flux as several trends, companies and egos smash up against each together in 2010.

10 Chip Predictions For 2010

Preparing for an avalanche of enterprise IT spending next year? Think GPU computing is a lot of hot air? Before you do anything foolish, check out our fearless predictions for the coming year in microprocessors and PC components.