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Stories by Galen Gruman

How to tell if AI or machine learning is real

False and misleading claims abound that applications and cloud services are now smart. Here’s how to identify true artificial intelligence and machine learning

Written by Galen Gruman16 June 17 20:00

FBI, keep out! How to encrypt everything

Encryption is a vital self-defense tool, so here's how to enable it on all your devices and computers running the major OSes

Written by Galen Gruman26 Feb. 16 21:53

Galaxy S6 first look: Inspired by the iPhone 6, but no mere clone

Samsung today announced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, its flagship smartphones for 2015. I was able to use the two devices briefly in advance for a first look, and I was impressed. The new Galaxy S6 devices have a much nicer feel and more thoughtful design than last year's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2607728/android/samsung-reorganizes-after-galaxy-s5-design-gets-slammed.html">plasticky, boorish Galaxy S5</a>.

Written by Galen Gruman02 March 15 04:33

Android for Work brings container security to Google Play apps

Google today made real its Android for Work product, which was first announced last June at the Google I/O conference. Android for Work is a revamped version of the Divide containerization app that Google acquired last spring. It's built in to Android 5.0 Lollipop and available as a separate app for Android 3.0 Ice Cream Sandwich through Android 4.4 KitKat.

Written by Galen Gruman26 Feb. 15 07:47

In Pictures: Windows 10

Microsoft's first glimpse of next year's new Windows fixes obvious flaws and borrows from Apple's OSes

Written by Galen Gruman02 Oct. 14 09:13