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Articles by David Chernicoff
Here is how WiFi on major airlines works and what it would cost you. Probably. Airplane Wi-Fi pricing is such a mess that you often can't even know what the cost will be until you're on the plane. Gogo is the major provider, and we identified service offerings from Air Canada, Airtran, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, SouthWest Virgin America, United and US Air.
Pundits were skeptical about the Galaxy Note phone/tablet hybrid, but Samsung has sold 10 million of them. The Galaxy Note II bumps up the hardware power and battery life, updates the OS to Android Jelly Bean, and increases screen size with only a modest increase in size and weight.
End users in the federal government may be older than in the private sector, but they are just as anxious to use their beloved consumer technologies at work. They are, on the other hand, concerned that there will be insufficient training for their use.
The variety of devices and OS configurations makes it difficult for Adobe to optimize Android properly in a plugin general to the operating system, so the company will be withdrawing support for the plugin.
With the Galaxy S III smart phone Samsung is seeking to leapfrog the iPhone 4S and possibly the iPhone 5.
PC management standards are mature, but mobile devices are a whole new ballgame. Companies are floundering, creating their own mobile rules on the fly. Samsung's SAFE (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) certification program hopes to help by providing a mobile standard.
The Galaxy Note from Samsung, available in the U.S. only from AT&T, breaks new ground. It's not just a large phone with a big, beautiful screen like the Droid Razr. It adds a stylus that makes annotation and new application types possible.
The U.S. Air Force is pulling back an order of thousands of iPads. Is it because the plan includes software written by a Russian?
Meet Bouncer, a technology Google has been using to continuously scan and test apps in the Android Market for malicious behavior.
[Update:] Symantec identifies more than a dozen apps in the Android Market that are infected with malware--sort of.
Updating the T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 7 isn't as complicated as you might think. BYTE's David Chernicoff shows us how.
Google will consolidate its privacy policies next month to "improve" your experience. BYTE's David Chernicoff tells you what the changes really mean for your privacy.