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"Apple Certified Associate" attained by IntelliSystems Engineers

Posted by Kevin Wade

IntelliSystems has two engineers who have obtained the Apple Certified Associate – Mac Integration designation from Apple.

We have always had a degree of expertise supporting Apple products, but we wanted to meet the certification benchmarks to make sure we could confidently support clients with either Mac only or mixed Mac and Windows network environments.

Dell Slumps Amid Reinvention

Posted by Kevin Wade

Dell’s Profit Down 33% as Revenue Slips – WSJ.com

Dell is on a spending splurge recently trying to buy high growth and more profitable businesses in hopes of reinventing themselves.

HP seems to be showing its age.

Posted by Kevin Wade

HP to Lay Off 27,000 Workers by End of 2014 – WSJ.com

HP has not participated in the new technology trend represented by tablets, smartphones and apps forcing layoffs in their services business and flat or declining sales in PCs, printers, and servers.

HP CEO Names Strategy Chief

Posted by Kevin Wade

Hewlett Packard named a new chief strategy officer to oversee some of its Internet and software efforts as the company works to retool management in the first year of Meg Whitman’s leadership.

HP said Bill Veghte, who spent two decades at Microsoft and helped launch Windows 7, will lead its cloud and webOS mobile operating system initiatives as part of his new role.

Four Technologies That Will Define 2012

Posted by Kevin Wade

This month instead of focusing on a specific subject, I thought I would take out the ole’ technology crystal ball (or is it a crystal tablet PC) and peer into the future to see what we can expect in the technology world in 2012. So here are the products and technology categories most likely to continue to emerge:

Ultrabooks

There is a fast-emerging new portable computer form factor called the “ultrabook.

Best Gadget Gifts for 2011

Posted by Kevin Wade

UP activity monitor (www.jawbone.com, $100). This colorful waterproof wristband, made to be worn 24 hours a day, measures the wearer’s number of steps and sleep patterns, issues reminders about getting up and moving around and tracks progress on a free iPhone app.