Content tagged with Mobile
posted in November 2013
Mobile Opportunities Emerge On IT's Radar
Commentary  |  11/22/2013  | 
IT is looking at mobility as a way to better connect with customers, according to a new survey. Smartphones and tablets aren't just a BYOD problem anymore.
First Look at Interop Las Vegas
Event Updates  |  11/18/2013  | 
Here's a sneak preview of what to expect at Interop 2014 in Las Vegas.
Google Now Update Improves Voice Commands
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
Google's personal assistant software gets upgraded to better manage owners' lives and understand natural language requests.
IEEE, Continua Collaborate For Device Interoperability
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
IEEE Standards Association and Continua Health Alliance team to help home-monitoring devices and mobile health apps communicate more easily with healthcare providers.
Isis Launches Mobile Payments Venture
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
Android smartphones owners can now pay for goods and services by tapping their device to Isis terminals at 1.3 million locations nationwide.
Google Brings Portable Native Client To Chrome
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Developers can now compile native C and C++ code to run in Chrome across different hardware architectures.
Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
Server Innovation Moves Slowly
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Companies may be planning big data and Internet of things strategies, but they aren't buying the next-gen hardware to support them.
Google Glass Plans To Play Music
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Google Glass will soon be able to access Google Play Music.
Android Wins 81% Of Smartphone Market
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Apple's marketshare slips, Microsoft sees gains, and BlackBerry sales reach catastrophic lows.
Retina iPad Mini Launches, Supplies Limited
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Apple made the iPad Mini with Retina Display available on its website. The pixel-rich tablet starts at $399.
Google Barge: 10 Informative Images
Slideshows  |  11/11/2013  | 
When Google's floating cultural exhibit opens to the public, you probably won't see many Apple devices on board. Take a closer look at what we've learned so far.
Smartphone Sales Poised For Rapid Growth
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Smartphones sales are set to increase by 300% between now and 2019, as demand for mobile data skyrockets by a factor of 10.
Apple Explores Curved iPhone Designs
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Apple may release two iPhones next year that include large, curved screens, like the devices recently announced by LG and Samsung.
Health IT Could Reduce Demand For Physicians
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Comprehensive use of IT in 30% of physician offices would have major impact, but that is not expected to occur for 5 to 15 years, says study.
Smartphones Destroying High-End Camera Sales
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Smartphones with powerful cameras have begun to take a toll on sales of expensive, dSLR cameras. But are they really good enough to replace them for most users?
Gogo To Power In-Flight Calls And Texts
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Gogo says flyers will be able to make calls and send text messages from the air beginning next year.
Federal IT Spending To Grow Slightly In 2014
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Big data, cloud and mobile tech in heavy demand as agencies seek efficiencies.
Rackspace Adds SSDs To Cloud Servers
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Rackspace adds solid state disks, more RAM and faster processors to boost performance of its standard cloud server offering.
Google Glass Update Precedes New Hardware
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Google Calendar access and directions to Maps locations is included in latest software update.
Kindle HDX Aims At iPad Air
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Amazon's 8.9-inch tablet has already garnered early praise from critics as a worthy iPad Air competitor.
Pebble Steps Up Smartwatch Game
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Pebble adds Foursquare, Yelp, other apps to smartwatch, expands notifications for iPhones.
Nokia Preps Lumia 1520, Windows Phone Posts Gains
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Nokia's Lumia 1520 smartphone, which hits stores November 15, should help boost Windows Phone's market share.
Samsung Targets Apple For Tablet Supremacy
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Already the world's largest maker of smartphones, Samsung wants to wear the tablet crown, too.
Android KitKat Security Teardown: 4 Hits, 1 Miss
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Google sweetens Android with SELinux, plus anti-rootkit technology that makes life difficult for malware -- but also for Android modders.
Gigabit Internet: Start Planning
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Gigabit Internet access is key to the future of our cities. It's time to start expecting it and planning for it.
Verizon Intros Low-Cost Ellipsis Android Tablet
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Verizon's Ellipsis 7, clearly aimed to compete with Google's Nexus 7, will be available starting November 7 for $250.
iPad Air Teardown: Retina Display Is Costly
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Apple's iPad Air tablet cost about $40 less to manufacture than the iPad 3.
CSC Gains Cloud Management Capabilities With ServiceMesh
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
In buying ServiceMesh, CSC gets a set of tools and deployment platform for bridging enterprise data centers and its IaaS.
VMware, Mirantis Put OpenStack On vSphere
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Mirantis' Boris Renski, who opposed VMware's seat at the OpenStack table, announces partnership to build OpenStack private clouds on vSphere virtualized servers.
iPad Air: First Impressions
Commentary  |  11/4/2013  | 
Apple's fifth-generation iPad is lighter, more powerful and more capable.
BlackBerry Raises $1 Billion, Ousts Heins
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
BlackBerry cancels plans to go private, replaces Thorsten Heins with John Chen as temporary CEO.
Mobile Health Tech Could Reduce Doctor Visits
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Scripps researchers laud potential, say more evidence needed to show whether apps to manage acute and chronic illnesses are safe and effective.
Apple Mum On iPad Sales
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Apple didn't disclose first weekend sales figures for the iPad Air, but analysts suggest strong adoption.
Dell Goes Private: 8 Things To Expect
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Dell CEO Michael Dell took the company private to gain more independence from Wall Street investors. Now that the buyout's cleared, what moves can customers expect?
6 Tips For Financing BYOD Workplaces
Commentary  |  11/1/2013  | 
IT pros aren't the only ones facing headaches over bring-your-own-device policies. Financing the mobile workplace comes with its own set of challenges.
It's Not 'Mobile Security,' It's Just Security
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Mobility and BYOD are no different from any other IT security challenge, so it's time for an integrated approach across all the ways people work.
Google Nexus 5: Pros And Cons
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Google's latest plain-vanilla Android handset is impressive, but not perfect. Here are pluses and minuses of the Nexus 5 smartphone.
Apple iPad Air Hits Stores
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Apple's latest tablet is now available at Apple, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart stores, starting at $499.
Federal Tiger Team Crafted Mobile Security Guidelines
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Agencies earn tribute for defying odds, collaborating on baseline to enable secure adoption of mobile technologies.


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