Posts Tagged ‘Cloud Computing’

What Makes the Cloud Computer?

What Makes the Cloud Computer?

The relative success and cult-like popularity of Asus’ Eee cloud computer has helped raise the level of interest in what’s being called a new class of computers. Some call the new machines ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs), others have labeled them Netbooks, and many are safely referring to them as handhelds. It’s hardly a surprise that the PC powerhouses — Intel, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and dozens of others — have gone running after this opportunity.

After using one of the so-called Netbooks, it has become obvious that they really need to go back to the drawing board and rethink how people are going to use these devices if they want to participate in the next big shift of computing. Read more

What is the Mobile Cloud Computing ?

Mobile cloud computing is the usage of cloud computing in combination with mobile device. Cloud computing exists when tasks and data are kept on the internet rather than on individual devices, providing on-demand access.

Applications are run on a remote server and then sent to the users. Because of the advanced improvement in mobile browsers thanks to Apple and Google over the past couple of years, nearly every mobile should have a suitable browser. This means developers will have a much wider market and they can bypass the restrictions created by mobile operating systems. Read more