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InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman analyzes the latest issues in mobile technology, the changing role of IT, and the consumerization of IT phenomenon. Galen is author of iPad at Work For Dummies, MacBook Pro Portable Genius, and iBooks Author For Dummies, as well as lead author of Exploring Windows 8 For Dummies.

Why Apple-IBM is a win-win

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InfoWorld's Galen Gruman says the IBM-Apple deal is good for both companies: IBM gets to ride the iPad wave, and Apple gets some serious enterprise cred.

OnLive's train wreck: Office on the iPad

The OnLive Desktop service shows just how wrong desktop virtualization can be.

In business mobile, the data shows it's an Apple world

Good Technology's enterprise stats show iPads and iPhones lead despite consumers' Android smartphone passion

iOS, Android to get federal-strength authentication

Good Technology and ActivIdentity today jointly announced an effort to bring federal-level authentication to Apple iOS devices, such as the iPad and iPhone, and Google Android devices.

RIM delays BlackBerry tablet OS to February 2012

A week after promising the PlayBook OS 2.0 to developers in October, RIM cites quality issues and says it will drop a key feature

iOS 5's Safari beats all mobile browsers in HTML5 compatibility

A not-so-obvious improvement in iOS 5, which became available publicly Wednesday, is a major jump in HTML5 compatibility. InfoWorld saw surprising results in tests of iOS 5's Safari browser against the major mobile and desktop browsers.

Protecting iPad data without hobbling users

Symantec plans to enable its data loss prevention server to work with iPads (even using iCloud) and, eventually, Android devices

Steve Jobs's fierce life and legacy

One-time Macworld editor Galen Gruman looks at Steve Jobs's career and remembers the Apple co-founder as a polarizing force that in the end reshaped the tech industry several times.

Research firm: iPhones cheaper to support

ClickFox, a firm that analyzes customer experience data, says that BlackBerry users need more help than iPhone users -- and Android users need much more help than both.

Can the iPad and iPhone rescue the cloud?

Infoworld's Galen Gruman thinks the cloud market needs rescuing and sees the red-hot mobile market -- driven by the iPhone and iPad -- as just the thing to rescue it.

The end of BlackBerry

Galen Gruman hates to kick someone when they're down, but when it comes to Research In Motion, he'll make an exception.

Anatomy of failure: Mobile flops from RIM, Microsoft, and Nokia

The iPhone and iPad are decimating companies left and right, at a pace even faster than the PC revolution’s. InfoWorld's Galen Gruman tries to understand why the former giants are failing left and right.

Playbook is unfinished, unusable

InfoWorld's Galen Gruman looks at Research In Motion's BlackBerry Playbook and finds a tablet that has arrived on the market in a lamentable state.

First Look: QuarkXPress 9

The new QuarkXPress 9 builds on the strengths of previous versions, and adds some truly innovative new capabilities, such as ShapeMaker and welcome sophistication in tools such as conditional styles, callouts, Linkster, and Cloner, and smart enhancements to style overrides. Galen Gruman walks us through the new features of the main application in this first look.

iOS 4.3 boosts first-gen iPad browser speed by 18 percent

Apple's JavaScript enhancements show up clearly in Peacekeeper tests, Infoworld reports.