News & Commentary
Content tagged with Mobile Devices posted in March 2011
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
BYTE Mobile Radio Digs Into The Week In Mobile
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
More AT&T news, disappointing PlayBook rumors, and no iPhone 5 till fall
Research: AT&T, T-Mobile Business Customers Not Thrilled But See Upside
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
Our survey shows polarized views on whether the government should let the deal go ahead.
Where Are All the Honeycomb Apps?
Commentary  |  3/31/2011  | 
The Motorola Xoom hit the market more than a month ago, yet there are still only a few dozen applications optimized for Android 3.0 Honeycomb. What gives?
ShareFile Adds Native Android, Apple Apps
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The file sharing and storage vendor used PhoneGap to build the optimized mobile applications, with BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and tablets to follow.
Microsoft Touts Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Success
Commentary  |  3/31/2011  | 
The WP7 app store is an unparalleled hit, Microsoft says, but it still won't say how many handsets it has sold.
Why Dell Is Wrong About The iPad
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
A Dell executive recently lambasted Apple's iPad as too expensive for business technology users. His math doesn't add up.
Google Launches In-App Billing On Android Market
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Feature provides more ways for developers to make money, combats piracy, and reduces the number of apps in the online store.
Amazon's Cloud Drive: First Impressions
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
We take Amazon's new Cloud Drive music-streaming service for desktop browsers and Android handsets out for a spin.
FuzeBox Brings iPad 2, Android 3.0 Tablets Into Video Meetings
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
The latest version of Fuze Meeting now supports Honeycomb and iPad 2 tablets as full video participants that can provide as well as receive video within full conferencing experiences. Let the productivity begin!
RIM PlayBook To Get Native Email Eventually
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Research In Motion has confirmed that a software update will add email, contacts, and calendaring applications to its tablet, but until then a BlackBerry is required for PIM.
Global CIO: Will CIOs Sit Out The Opportunity of A Lifetime?
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Mobile and social look bigger than the initial Web surge when it comes to changing companies' relationships with customers. Innovators like Vail CIO Robert Urwiler are testing the edges.
Windows Phone 7 Predicted To Beat Apple iPhone
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Google's Android will be in first place, but Microsoft's WP 7 platform will come in second with 20% of the worldwide smartphone market by 2015, according to IDC.
IE9, Multitasking Coming To Windows Phone 7
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
"Mango" update for Microsoft's mobile OS is next in line after "NoDo" copy & paste patch is fully released.
Looxcie Brings Convenience In Wearable Camcorder
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
This Bluetooth videocamera headset might not bring the innovation of the Flip camera, but it's great for instant video sharing, and convenient wearing.
Lenovo Boosts Workstation, Desktop Performance
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
The ThinkStation E30 and ThinkCentre M81 are targeted at creative, engineering, and financial professionals.
Will LG Make Google's Nexus Honeycomb Tablet?
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
Google reportedly has asked LG to build the tablet equivalent of the Nexus S, an official developer platform for Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets.
Microsoft To 'Throttle' Windows Phone 7 Update
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
NoDo patch will roll out gradually as software maker hopes to avoid technical glitches that plagued previous update.
Apple WWDC To Unveil 'Future Of iOS'
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
The next iPhone and iOS 5 may be announced at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, slated for June in San Francisco.
2011 End User Device Survey
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Cloud, mobility, and consumerization are stressing corporate IT. We surveyed 551 business technology pros to see how they plan to shine.
Consumerization Of IT: How To Support All These Gadgets
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Should you offer no IT support for employees' consumer tech, or embrace it and do all you can?
Tablets, Web Apps Lead 'Consumerization' Of IT
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Forrester Research finds much less support for allowing employees to bring their own PCs to work.
AT&T iPhone Defectors Paid Fees To Join Verizon
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Poor reception was the main reason AT&T customers jumped to the Verizon iPhone, and two-thirds paid a hefty early termination fee to do so, a survey from Mobclix reports.
SMB Tablet Adoption To Grow 1000% By 2015
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Apple iPads are leading the rapid rise in tablet PCs among small and midsize businesses, reported AMI-Partners study.
Apple Bigger Than HP, IBM By 2013?
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Analyst says the iPad and other hot products will make Cupertino the world's biggest tech company in just two years.
iPad 2 Overseas Launch Generates Long Lines
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Verizon Wireless and AT&T drop prices on earlier models in the U.S. as Apple's upgraded tablet goes on sale in 25 more countries.
Consumerization Of IT: How To Support All These Gadgets
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Should you offer no IT support for employees' consumer tech, or embrace it and do all you can?
RIM's PlayBook Will Run Android Apps
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
But There's A Catch. Or Two.
CTIA News And AT&T Views As Tablet Rivalry Stews
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
Tune in to the latest rocking episode of BYTE Mobile Radio.
2011 End User Device Survey
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Cloud, mobility, and consumerization are stressing corporate IT. We surveyed 551 business technology pros to see how they plan to shine.
Staples Launches Tablet Shopping Site
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
Apple's iPad is missing from the Web site, but it does have information on the Motorola Xoom, BlackBerry PlayBook, Dell Streak 7, Toshiba Tablet, and the HP TouchPad.
Tablets, Smartphones Getting 3-D Cameras
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
HTC launched the EVO 3-D at CTIA Wireless in the latest example of 3-D pushing onto screens big and small. Here's why.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet Not Thinner Than iPad 2, But Who Cares
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
Samsung took a big shot at Apple at CTIA this week, boasting that its 10-inch Galaxy Tab Android tablet is thinner and lighter than the iPad 2. Our photos say otherwise. Regardless, the tablet competition just got hotter.
Windows Phone 7 Copy & Paste Update Ready
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Microsoft set to roll out highly anticipated NoDo patch for its new smartphone OS.
Tablets Overshadow Smartphones
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
Samsung, HTC, LG, RIM, and other vendors unveiled the most promising round of iPad competitors yet, pushing phones from the spotlight, at CTIA Wireless.
Motorola Apparently Not Satisfied With Android
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
Between the dwindling opportunities for hardware differentiation in the smartphone and tablet markets, and the Windows-like commoditizing effect that Android is having across mobile device makers, Motorola Mobility (like its competitors) have few options but to build their own user experiences.
Samsung Targets Apple iPad With New Tablets
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The 10.1-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet is thinner and lighter than the iPad 2; Samsung also unveiled a 8.9-inch display tab at CTIA.
RIM's PlayBook Goes On Sale April 19
Commentary  |  3/22/2011  | 
Research In Motion's tablet mirrors Apple's iPad pricing, but has limitations, notably email access is supported only when tethered to a BlackBerry.
AT&T T-Mobile Deal Sets Industry Abuzz
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
The industry is an uproar about AT&Ts plans to acquire the Deutsche Telekom unit and form the nation's largest wireless network operator.
Down To Business: Don't Dismiss The iPad And Other Tablets As Just Hype
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
There's no ignoring the iPad's market momentum, and if you think these devices aren't going corporate already, you haven't been paying attention
Microsoft Should Bet On Web Apps
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
As the mobile environment becomes more fragmented, developers will be tempted to focus their efforts on the platforms with large market share. Microsoft needs a way to attract those developers.
Sprint's Windows Phone 7 Entry On Sale Now
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The HTC Arrive is the first WP7-powered phone to include an update that adds a copy-and-paste function.
AT&T To Buy T-Mobile For $39 Billion
Commentary  |  3/20/2011  | 
AT&T announced its intent to purchase smaller rival T-Mobile in a $39 billion deal that will help both compete better with Verizon Wireless.
Japan Earthquake Driving 'Panic' Buying In Component Market
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
Increased ordering by electronics manufacturers seeking to bolster inventory in the face an anticipated scarcity are prompting wide swings in pricing on the cash-driven spot market, according to iSuppli.
Western Digital Releases 6TB External Drive
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
My Book Studio Edition II storage system for the Mac adds a third more storage; the drive ships with software and instructions to reformat for Windows.
38% Of SMBs Depend On Mobile Apps
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
An AT&T survey finds that GPS/mapping, social media, and document management are the most popular apps for smaller businesses.
iPad 2 Rolling Review: GarageBand, Gaming, iPod, Movies
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
In Part 4 of our review of Apple's iPad 2, we take an in-depth look at the new GarageBand application, the iPad's gaming chops, and of course media playback.
Japan Earthquake Pushes Component Prices Higher
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
Apple's iPad 2 and other electronic devices are vulnerable to potential supply chain disruptions resulting from damage to Japan's infrastructure, according to iSuppli.
New Playbook Details, Schiller's iPhone4 Tweet And iPad2 News
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
BYTE Mobile Radio digs into the week's mobile news in third episode.
Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 Gets Facelift, More Features
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
For the Facebook fiends, RIM has added several enhancements that let users take more Facebook actions (like Chat, for instance), more notification options and a refreshed user experience.
Dell Refreshes Vostro PC Lineup
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Intel's corrected Sandy Bridge processors ship in the four laptops and an all-in-one desktop for SMBs.
Page 1 / 3   >   >>


Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Dec. 9, 2014
Apps will make or break the tablet as a work device, but don't shortchange critical factors related to hardware, security, peripherals, and integration.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.