Black Friday: Unusual Apple Deals
Apple rarely discounts its products, but Black Friday is the one day of the year you can save some green on a new iPad Mini, iPhone, or Mac computer.
BYTE's BYOD Holiday Gift Guide
This year, get friends and family a gift they can really use: A bring-your-own-device -- BYOD -- gadget, something that makes it easier to use their favorite mobile device. They'll thank you every time they use it.
Fake Apple Apps In Google Android Play Store
Garage Band, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto and others for Android were all apparently for sale in the Google Play store, but it was not to be. The programs were fake and have been removed by Google.
5 Best Tablets For The Holidays
Looking for the perfect gift for your beloved this year? Something tells us a tablet might be just the ticket. BYTE looks at five: The Apple iPad 4, the iPad Mini, the Samsung Galaxy 10.1, the Microsoft Surface, and the Kindle Fire HD.
Nintendo Wii U Adds Video Chat
Embedded technology from Vidyo lets Wii owners conduct videoconferences, watch TV with remote users, and eventually play games with embedded video.
6 Risks Your BYOD Policy Must Address
Strong company policies are a must for managing legal and other risks of personal devices used in the workplace. Are you addressing all the issues?
Online Backup Vs. Cloud Storage
Online backup services such as Carbonite, Acronis, IDrive and Mozy might be a bad deal for some users when compared to cloud storage services Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft Skydrive. The former usually just backs up files; the latter does backs up files and also gives you working access to them.
Windows 8: 8 Big Benefits For SMBs
Windows 8 adoption carries some possible trouble and many potential benefits for small and midsize businesses. Use these factors to decide if it's worth the risk.
Google Maps For iOS 6 In Beta
After the disastrous debut of Apple Maps on the iPhone 5, demand is sure to be high for the return of a Google Maps app on iOS.
Good Claims Sovereignty Over Mobile Security
The Mobile Device Management (MDM) industry is surely worried about the implications of Good Technology asserting their foundational mobile security patents. MobileIron and AirWatch may be big deals in MDM, but there are some much bigger companies -- Apple and Samsung are two -- who could get tied up in this in a really nasty way.
LTE iPad Mini Reaches Stores
AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless have stocked shelves with LTE-capable versions of the Apple iPad Mini and full-sized iPad.
Dazzling Screen In Supersized HTC Droid DNA
HTC's Droid DNA for Verizon doesn't have much in the way of business-oriented features and might be too big for some hands, but it's powerful, well-built, graced with a gorgeous 1080p screen, and priced right.
iPad Heist At JFK Highlights Mobile Tech Risks
Two thieves made off with 3,600 iPad Minis in a brazen robbery at New York's JFK Airport, demonstrating that crooks can strike in unexpected ways. Here are tips to protect your smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet Plans In Disarray
Surface Pro, as well as systems that run Win8 on Intel's Clover Trail platform, are missing in action at a key time -- creating a nasty enterprise tablet problem for Microsoft.
Why Android's Dominance Is Bad
Google's Android platform grabbed a commanding 72% share of the smartphone market during the third quarter. That needs to change.
Why Windows Tablets Are The Best Storage Deal
People who complain that too much of the flash storage in Windows 8 and RT tablets is taken up by the OS and Office 2013 app are missing a big point. At least they can add their own flash storage later via microSD card for very little money. Apple iPad and Google Nexus tablet users, on the other hand, are stuck with whatever storage comes with their device.
MDM Wars: Good Technology Sues AirWatch and MobileIron
Good Technology has filed patent infringement lawsuits against competitors MobileIron and Airwatch citing four of the company's 75 patents. Good's patents are broad and basic to mobile device management functionality, raising the question of whether all of the scores of players in the MDM space have to go through the Good tollbooth.
NASA's IT Future: Robot Telework, 3-D Printing
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's philosophy -- prototype new tech based on what non-IT workers envision -- could pay off in robot telework, spacecraft created by 3-D printers and more.