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Upgrading To Windows 7: No Slam Dunk
Many reviews of Microsoft's Windows 7 Beta have been upbeat, but a deeper look at what businesses may face in upgrading from Windows XP turned up many concerns. We tried to perform a simulated enterprise upgrade from XP to Windows 7, an attempt that failed and, in the process, uncovered pain points looming.
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More Than A Game: IBM's Innov8 2.0
IBM has released version 2.0 of its Innov8 simulation game to help students and business professionals hone their business skills. Check out some screen shots from the application.
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Xerox Rolls Out Two New Phasers For Less Than $600
Xerox Monday unveiled two new affordable office printers targeting SMBs -- the Phaser 6128 MFP and the Phaser 6280.
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5 iPhone Apps That Got The Boot
We tally up five iPhone apps that were turned down by the Apple App Store as worth a second look.
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5 Sweet BlackBerry Apps
BlackBerry apps are starting to take off as creative VARs get to work solving business problems of the mobile workforce.
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25 Security Scams To Watch In The Down Economy
The down economy offers cybercriminals new ways to take advantage of cash-strapped users. Here are a few examples of what to avoid at all costs.
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Sneak Peek: New NEC Projectors Ready For Education Close-Up
Channelweb.com gets a look-see at the displaymaker's two new portable, short throw projector offerings geared toward education facilities as well as SMB and corporate applications.
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A Closer Look At Netbooks On The Market
Netbooks are gaining popularity, forcing partners to take a look at whether or not they can be a productive part of their business. Check out these netbooks that are currently on the market.
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Game-Changing Handsets From Mobile World Congress
Dozens of device manufacturers stormed Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona,Spain, to show off their latest smartphones and handhelds. Here are 15 devices to keep your eye on in 2009.
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Test Center: Which OS Is Best In Netbooks?
Netbooks are becoming more popular every day, and the choice of operating systems keeps expanding with them.
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Software A Bright Spot In A Down Storage Market
No matter how poorly the economy is doing, businesses continue to collect, store and archive data.
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Despite Recession, VARs Project Moderate Growth In 2009
Most VARs project moderate growth of at least 4 percent in the next 12 months. Here's where they see hot spots.
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Stimulus Cheat Sheet: 5 Provisions VARs Need To Know
The federal stimulus package is still being tweaked in its final version, but VARs can identify plenty of opportunities already if they know where to look.
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Kaspersky Partner Conference: VARs In Paradise
For four days, Kaspersky Lab partners mingled with their peers, danced salsa, went on treks in the rain forest, ate island cuisine and drank more than a lion's share of rum. Oh, and they attended keynotes and presentations, too. Here are a few lively scenes from the island.
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Check Out NetSuite's New Retail SaaS
A quick tour of NetSuite's new on-demand retail management applications.
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Kindle And Beyond: 15 E-Reading Devices, Apps
Amazon's Kindle 2 might be the hottest thing in e-reading right now, but it's hardly the only e-book product in play. Seemingly everyone wants in on e-books and digital ink.
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Up, Down Or Out? Tech Retailers Wrestle With Another Declining Month
Channelweb.com checks in on how tech retailers are faring given a rough retail climate to start the year.
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10 Capabilities Of Mobile Unified Communications
Mobile unified communications will be a big hit in 2009 and VARs should take notice. Here are 10 attributes of a true mobile UC solution.
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Kindle 2 Turns A New Page
Amazon takes the wraps off its highly anticipated Kindle 2.0 e-reader.
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Toshiba TG01 Gunning For Apple iPhone
Toshiba is preparing to release the TG01, a high-powered touch-screen smartphone and the first device with Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset. Watch out iPhone.
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Jobless Claims Skyrocket As Tech Layoffs Mount
IT firms shed thousands of jobs in January, as nationwide jobless claims nationwide hit an all-time high.
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What The Channel Wants To See In The National CTO
As the president closes in on appointing the first-ever national chief technology officer, the channel sounds off on what it'd like to see from that tech czar, regardless of who gets the job.
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Quick Clicks: Zoho vs. Google vs. Microsoft
Love them or hate them, online productivity suites are the trend. Who fared better in our comparison: Zoho, Google or Microsoft?
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5 Multifunction Printers For A Hard-Hit Economy
Printer VARs and vendors have discovered that color MFPs are a hit with customers.
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10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Windows 7 Beta
Learn what you need to know to maximize the potential of the Windows 7 beta.