Nolle: What will generate the real heat in '06, 01\/09\/06Thomas Nolle uses his column, "Reality Check," to take a look at what we might expect in 2006.Tolly: 10G Ethernet, PoE on '06 shopping list, 01\/09\/06One thing is certain in 2006: You'll run out of both time and budget money before you'll run out of new technology to try for your corporate network.Op-ed: New products tackle information overload, 01\/09\/06A funny thing happened on the way to creating next month's Demo 2006 event. I became overwhelmed.Johnson: Assessing the year ahead in telecom, 01\/09\/06The great thing about tracking the telecom industry is that it's never boring. In my last column I highlighted just a few of the seismic shifts that occurred last year. My prediction for 2006? More of the same. A few new trends emerge, but the primary ...Gearhead: Gammadyne Mailer: A messaging Swiss Army knife, 01\/09\/06Gammadyne Mailer is fascinating and worth a serious look if you need e-mail automation. At $150, the software shouldn't break the bank.Editorial: Ten predictions for the new year, 01\/09\/06Last month we reviewed our 2005 predictions; now it's time to turn our gaze on the new year.Dzubeck: The future revealed: Industry expert predicts what's hot,what's not, 01\/09\/06I look back at the past year and realize that everything changed and nothing changed in 2005.Buzz: More conventional wisdom that wasn't wise, 01\/09\/06Before we drift too deeply into the new year, let's air out more of the e-mail received here during the last one.Bradner: A quiz about 2006, 01\/09\/06Taking style pointers from William Safire of The New York Times, here's a multiple-choice quiz about the upcoming year. My guesses are at the bottom. Let me know next year how you did.Backspin: The myth of the digital lifestyle, 01\/09\/06The digital lifestyle is a marketing ploy. Nothing more, nothing less. It is defined by services that aren't needed, cost too much, and rely on technologies that are na\u00efve, over-architected and underdeveloped.