State Of Data Centers: Hot, Crowded, Virtual
With just 8% of respondents to our 2012 survey expecting to build new facilities and constrained budgets the No. 1 impactful trend, it's clear enterprise IT's transformation to service provider is in full swing.
IBM, Siri, And How MDM Can Save BYOD
Did IBM really need to shut down Siri on its company-issued iPhones? BYTE interviews Zenprise about mobile device management tools and the future of BYOD.
Slumping RIM Explores Strategic Options
RIM faces $1 billion inventory write-down, massive layoffs, and senior executive defections. Beleaguered smartphone maker hires bankers to analyze strategic options.
TSA Buys Into iPhones, iPads
Transportation Security Administration budgets $3 million for iPhones, iPads, and other Apple gear for IT security testing, mobile app development, and other uses.
Diet Coda: The iPad Text Editor That Satisfies
Diet Coda: Visual Tour Of An iPad Code Editor
Diet Coda lets Web developers leave their notebooks at home. The $19.99 code editor for the iPad from Panic, Inc., is portable friendly, including an adaptive keyboard that tunes itself to programming languages for making it fast and easy to work with remote files.
Virtualization Is Future Of Mobile Devices
Both for businesses' mobile security and user friendliness, no approach is more compelling than mobile virtualization. Virtualization, which lets both business and personal OS sessions run on the same phone simultaneously, might not become available until Apple "invents" it--but it's coming, one way or another.
Angry Birds Malware Sparks $78,000 Fine
British regulators crack down on Latvian company behind the RuFraud malware scheme that placed 27 fake versions of Android apps, including Angry Birds Space, on Google Play.
Tablet And Phablet Use Rises Steadily
Tablets and phone/tablet combos are here to stay, according to Millennial Media and ABI Research. More than 208 million phablets, like the Samsung Galaxy Note, will ship in 2015.
5 Things Motorola's New CEO Must Do
Motorola Mobility, which now belongs to Google, has a new CEO. Here's what he needs to do right away to get the company moving in the right direction.
Leap Motion: Control PC With Hand Gestures
Gesture-based computer interaction, as depicted in "Minority Report," looks like it will soon become commonplace. "The Leap" peripheral lets you control UI elements using gestures made in the air.
Battery-Charging Bags Keep Devices Going On The Road
If you carry multiple devices and don't have time to sit and let them charge, a Powerbag could be the answer. Powerbags--backpacks, briefcases, and messenger bags made by the eponymously named company--include an internal battery with short cables for charging various devices. We tested a backpack.