February 13, 2018
Two critical flaws in Broadcom Wi-Fi chips disclosed last year were thought to affect only Apple and Android devices, but Lenovo now says ThinkPad models are vulnerable, too.
August 24, 2017
The Google Chrome Enterprise offering officially allows organizations to manage Google Play Store apps, extensions, Microsoft Active Directory and integrate VMware on Chromebooks.
July 20, 2017
All future Chromebook releases will support Android apps, which brings concerns regarding their security, management and overall usefulness as thin clients.
March 10, 2017
Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 is a more likely PC replacement than Apple's iPad Pro, thanks to Windows 10 and its Continuum feature. The tech industry continues to search for a device that ...
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Workspaces promise to make users' lives easier by bringing all of their corporate resources into one place. For IT, new workspace management tools from large vendors aim to ease the administrative burden as well -- allowing management of physical and virtual desktops, mobile devices and even cloud-based resources from one console. The cover story in the inaugural edition of Access magazine explores the hype versus reality around workspace management and delivery.
Also in this issue, expert columnists tackle the changing role of desktop administrators and the future of mobile strategies. The Device Spotlight shines on Samsung and Google's Chromebook Pro, which is a premium laptop, but is it worth the price? Finally, read about how one IT department used desktop virtualization to overcome a challenge with Windows apps and how IT pros define end-user computing.Continue Reading
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Choosing the right laptop for WLAN support usually boils down to Macintosh versus Windows. But of the two, there is only one OS clearly up to the task, our expert maintains. Continue Reading
Get to know the Lenovo ThinkPad X270, including its optional processor choices, the ThinkPad pointing stick and its extended battery life. Continue Reading
Applications built decades ago weren't meant for today's mobile workflows. That's why mobile application development platforms are evolving to take into account the data users need from those legacy systems. Developers can create micro apps, which serve single purposes and pull in information from back-end databases. This month's cover story explores the tools behind micro apps and how applications have evolved from the complex beasts they once were.
But as organizations turn their attention to micro apps for mobile devices, they must also consider offering unified workspaces to users across different endpoints and OSes. One columnist discusses this trend, while another provides some tips for eliminating common mobile strategy roadblocks. Also in this issue, expert Gabe Knuth gives an overview of user experience monitoring for virtual desktops. And the Device Spotlight shines on Lenovo's ThinkPad X270.Continue Reading
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A previously disclosed flaw found in Broadcom's Wi-Fi controller chips is now believed to affect the Lenovo ThinkPad. Learn how this vulnerability works with expert Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
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When the certificate warning shows up, I finally figure out why Windows machine names are case-sensitive in RDP. The machine name isn't case-sensitive, but the certificate name most certainly is! Continue Reading
A recent flaw in Intel's Advanced Management Technology enables hackers to gain access to endpoint devices. Discover how this flaw can be mitigated with expert Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
Even post Build 17115 Driver Fix routine still works to fix most common driver issues and difficulties. Try this 3-step sequence and see! Continue Reading