Galen GrumanExecutive Editor, InfoWorld

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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."

2012: The year Android truly challenged iOS

Android 'Jelly Bean,' Samsung's Notes, and Google's Nexuses finally delivered compelling capabilities as Apple stalled

How to switch from the iPhone to Android

You don't have to give up the whole Apple ecosystem to embrace a Galaxy S III or other Android smartphone

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.


BlackBerry Bold 9900: The Swan Song of a Standard

Analysis: If you love the old-style BlackBerry, the Bold 9900 is your last chance to maintain the tradition.


Windows Phone 'Mango': Ripe or Rotten?

Microsoft's silence on its smartphone OS's business features leaves questions on whether it has bridged Windows Phone 7's many gaps.


The End of Both Desktop OS and Mobile OS is Upon Us

Apple is slowly merging Mac OS X and iOS, and Microsoft is developing Windows 8 for both desktop and mobile computing

Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. WebOS vs. the rest

As tablets and smartphones become common business tools, InfoWorld's handy comparison helps IT know which to allow.


Don't Be Fooled: Office 365 is Basically Useless on Mobile

The essentially Windows-only cloud service has no place in a mobile world and little place on Mac OS X or Linux

The Right Office Apps for the iPad at Work, Round 2

Users and business managers alike are loving the iPad as a potential laptop replacement, for at least part of the time.


Tablet Crash Test: iPad 2 vs. BlackBerry PlayBook

Analysis: It's the moment every tablet owner dreads: dropping the device. See whether the iPad 2 and PlayBook survive drop tests in these videos


Can the iPad and iPhone Rescue the Cloud?

Analysis: The truth is that Apple pulls in four times as much from the App Store as does from AWS.


Why Do Android Tablets Tank, While Android Smartphones Surge?

The iPad, for all its merits, may not be Android tablets' real competition

Users Rule in Smartphone Picks, but IT Has a Big Hand in Tablets

Analysis: An enterprise survey shows iOS rules but not for long, and IT expresses interest in WebOS


RIM BlackBerry PlayBook: A Work in Progress

Analysis: The BlackBerry-tethered tablet can't do very much, and its tethering requirement means few users can actually use it

Why Google's Tighter Control Over Android Is a Good Thing

Limiting availability of Android 3.0 code and apparent tightening of Android smartphone standards means that Google finally gets it about the platform.