HTC One X: Big Screen In Thin, Fast Phone
HTC's new HTC One X packages a big, beautiful screen in a thin and light phone. Although not perfect, it's a compelling smart phone we'd consider buying ourselves.
Census Releases Data Through New API
Agencies, businesses, and individual developers can create apps using census statistics on population, age, gender, race, education, occupations, and more.
The Death Of 'Open'
Apple controls everything from your hands to your head. Google and Microsoft are moving in that direction, too. Here's what the end of tech populism means for the mobile ecosystem.
How Hadoop Cuts Big Data Costs
Hadoop systems, including hardware and software, cost about $1,000 a terabyte, or as little as one-twentieth the cost of other data management technologies, says Cloudera exec.
Facebook Phone, Or Facebook Faceplant?
Facebook is reportedly working with HTC to bring a Facebook-branded phone to market by the middle of 2013. Surely Facebook knows by now that this is a bad idea.
Windows RT Won't Run Some Old Printers
Windows on ARM was always going to need a lot of new driver work, but it appears that Microsoft's commitment to supporting devices on the low-cost Windows version is tentative. Only some printers will be supported.
NFC Phone Hacking and Other Mobile Attacks
Just by getting a few centimeters from a phone running NFC (Near Field Communications) with a malicious NFC tag you can take control of that phone. Charlie Miller demonstrated the attack at Black Hat using an Android phone and some test devices he created.
Google Now Points To Future Of Mobile
I've been testing Google Now for a few weeks on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone and the Google Nexus 7 tablet. Search innovation is alive and well.
Apple Earnings: All About iPad
Apple's latest quarterly earnings revealed tremendous iPad sales, solid Mac sales, and good iPhone sales, but fell short of analyst expectations.
Remote Patient Monitoring Market To Double By 2016
Tight budgets and emergency room overcrowding will contribute to the uptick in remote and wireless patient monitoring systems to track vital signs. By 2016, the U.S. market will top $20 billion, new research says.
Mobile Developers Prefer iOS Over Android
Mobile developers would rather create apps for iOS than Android, according to the Appcelerator/IDC Q2 2012 Mobile Developer Report. Why? Android has done a poor job of courting the enterprise with mobile device management solutions.