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.
The Google/Motorola Deal is Done. What Now?
Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility is complete, but there are still many unanswered questions. Will Moto's Droid phones have some home field advantage for Android? Or does the real special secret behind this deal revolve around Motorola's popular line of TV set top boxes?
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.
Charlie Miller Makes iPhones Better By Attacking Them
Apple products have gotten a lot more secure over the years, and Dr. Charlie Miller is one reason why. He is the leading authority on the vulnerabilities and exploits of Mac OS and iOS and has won awards in the field. How did he get to this place and what matters to him?
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Second Look At Great 7-Inch Tablet
This new low-cost 7-inch Android tablet has virtually everything you'd want in a compact, thin, lightweight, low-cost device. It's a great mobile companion for both work and pleasure, includes many worthwhile Android apps, and is priced low enough that it's hard to justify NOT getting one.
Is iPatch Tuesday In Apple's Future?
iOS devices are all over the enterprise. Security threats against them might or might not exist, but they are certainly possible. The only responsible course of action for Apple is to make its update process transparent and predictable.