While the services industry has taken Uber as its big product inspiration, the hardware industry has picked Nest.
Enterprises are excited about the promise of the internet of things, but until they start connecting things, they may have little idea of the potential impact on their business.
Want to find the nearest sensor to your home or generate a list of oil tankers in the Gulf of Mexico? Thingful, a search engine for connected devices, can help.
Meldium’s slick ID management capability will help admins track and manage passwords in the cloud era, says LogMeIn CEO Michael Simon.
The internet of things is a way to deliver cheap information that could be used for good or ill. So let’s start talking about what we want as a society. A good place to start is at Structure Connect, this October in San Francisco.
For IT veterans who still smart from the integration and data-sharing woes of the client-server era, the internet of things poses huge new challenges and they’re not just about technology.
Cubby Enterprise adds Active Directory support, remote data wipe, higher storage allotment and other IT-friendly perks.
Does the internet of things need a Google-like search engine? The creators of UK startup Umbrellium think so, and have launched Thingful so people can share their devices and data those devices produce with others.
The MBTA needs help to run more efficiently and for longer hours. Local tech execs said public-private partnerships could help.
AppGuru will work with LogMeIn’s own web conferencing; cloud storage and screen sharing applications as well as Google Apps and Office 365, says LogMeIn CEO Michael Simon.
Brad Garlinghouse, who once headed up AOL’s Silicon Valley operations, is now CEO of YouSendIt, a provider of file sharing, sync, storage and collaboration software for businesses. Garlinghouse replaces Ivan Koon who is leaving the company after six years.
Box, the cloud storage company that would like to be the “Dropbox of the Enterprise” appears headed for an IPO next year.
The company just added Dana Evans, former CFO of Verisign, to its board and named her head of its audit committee.
And the latest entry into the cloud storage sweepstakes is … LogMeIn, the company that built its business with its easy-to-use remote access service. The company hopes to woo both consumers and businesses with a beta of its Cubby service, said LogMeIn CEO Michael Simon.
LogMeIn has a nice holiday gift for iOS device owners this season: a new free app that provides remote viewing access and control of Macs and PCs on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It’s basically what the paid LogMeIn Ignition provides, without ads or limitations.
LogMeIn Ignition, which we’ve written about previously, gives users the ability to access their office or home computer from their smartphone or tablet. Now, the product has added features that allow IT managers to set security policies governing how employees’ iOS devices can access corporate assets.
LogMeIn Ignition, a nifty remote control app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that we’ve written about previously, now includes a file manager, which allows users to view, save and transfer files between remote computers and their mobile device.
With the new iPad 2 on the way, many teams may be considering whether iPads can replace laptops as tools for remote workers. That may be possible with one of the many remote control and screen sharing apps available for the iPad.
join.me, the impressive free no-registration screen sharing service from the folks at LogMeIn, now has an iOS app, which lets users attend a join.me meeting from anywhere over 3G or Wi-Fi. I tried it out and it works really well, with only a little lag.
LogMeIn Hamachi is one of my favorite tools for creating a VPN to connect to my network remotely. I can create and access secure virtual networks across public and private networks. The new Mac version 2.0 sports a spiffy GUI, plus features that have been Windows-only.
The growth of Android in the smartphone space has been phenomenal, but recent ad statistics show it may be leveling off. VoIP calling is hot on Android, however, with fring posting solid performance. LogMeIn Ignition is coming to the tablet, and we have an advance look.
Join.me, the easy-to-use web conferencing app from the folks at LogMeIn, is coming out of beta and will today get a premium “Pro” version. The new edition gets some handy additional functionality: a meeting scheduler, personalized join.me URLs and user management features.
It seems that LogMeIn’s super-simple web conferencing product LogMeIn Express, which I first wrote about back in November last year, has been rebranded as join.me. It’s basically still the same product with a few tweaks that make it easier to use and a little more useful.
LogMeIn was recently updated for the iPad with a significant improvement to the touch interface. This video shows the touch operation of both a remote Windows 7 and a MacBook using an iPad with LogMeIn, even though those systems were not designed for such operation.
Mobile Tech Manor is my home office where all sorts of gadgetry is always arriving. In this column I look back at the week in the Manor and recount the happenings and lessons learned. I love sharing my weeks with you, so welcome to the Manor.
The Android version of LogMeIn Ignition has only been available for a short time and I have been giving it a spin to see how it compares to the iPhone version. This review makes it clear that Android is a good platform for those needing LogMeIn.
It is time to examine the past week in Mobile Tech Manor and share observations made and lessons learned over the week. There was a lot of activity in the Manor and a lot of phone waving in the air. The Droid X is cool.
The folks at remote access service LogMeIn have released a beta version of their Android client for LogMeIn Ignition. Like the iPhone app that we’ve written about previously, the Android client provides one-click mobile remote access to one or multiple computers when you’re on the go.
The iPad may be one of the biggest consumer electronics this year, but as deafening as the hype is, there are some perceived shortcomings in its design — including a lack of multitasking, no Flash support and the absence of a “real” OS under the hood. But these “shortcomings” are the traits that make the Apple’s tablet perfect for the enterprise.
I have stated that LogMeIn Ignition can be the killer app for the iPad. The ability to remotely access and use any Mac or Windows PC from the iPad will be simply awesome. The iPad version of LogMeIn Ignition will be available on Saturday.
I am getting asked questions about LogMeIn since my recent writings about the utility that provides remote control functions to any Mac or Windows PC. Here I dive deeper into using the service, and my top 5 ways to do so are the result.
You could, for example, take a lightweight netbook (or a tablet computer, like an iPad) while traveling, but still have access to a more powerful machine at home for resource intensive tasks when needed, like video processing.
Being a mobile worker, and one who is prone to use a number of different computers, it is common to realize I need some files currently residing on another computer back on the office. LogMeIn Pro lets me reach out and grab them with ease.
LogMeIn Ignition is coming to Android and will provide remote access to a full desktop computer. With many tablets forthcoming, a remote desktop solution could actually help these devices gain some traction. Why carry a full OS in your pocket when you can access it remotely?
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