Profile of Boonsri DickinsonAssociate Editor of BYTE
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Boonsri Dickinson is the Associate Editor of BYTE
Articles by Boonsri Dickinson
posted in May 2012
Got old gadgets lying around collecting dust? The founder of Ebay Motors wants to help you sell them. Here's a demo of Glyde.
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.
SendHub lets you send messages to groups within organizations to evoke a faster response.
A survey of IT professionals finds that nearly half of boards of directors ignore their company's security policies and procedures.
Tired of forgetting your password? Startup MySocialCloud will remember it for you and aggregate your social feeds in one convenient dashboard.
Evernote is changing the way people keep track of their work. Here are a few best practices we gleaned from Evernote For Dummies.
Via iCloud's automatic back-up feature, an iPhone user discovers that her phone's thief works for Disney
Using machine intelligence, Wavii is a startup that might help you read less. But not in the traditional sense. Since Wavii launched, it has found that employees are already using it to help them keep up with the news flow. Byte interviewed Wavii founder Adrian Aoun to find out why he thinks machines will help sort through the information overload on the Internet and why he was inspired by Facebook's design.
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?
Facebook sells your addiction to advertisers, hoping to make a buck off your personal information. Will you wake up in time to kick the habit, or do you "like" the security risks of blurring the line between personal and professional?
At the CTIA conference in New Orleans, we got a demo of MasterCard's PayPass Wallet. You can use the digital wallet online or on your smartphone to pay for items in the real world, from cab rides to snacks from vending machines.
Glassboard is a mobile app that looks a lot like Facebook did in it's early days: it's bland but its simple sharing features are meant to keep your data private.
While we were at the CTIA conference in New Orleans, we got to see how the iOnRoad app works. This driving app is one of the best uses of augmented reality that we've seen.
Bill Clinton spoke at the CTIA conference and in New Orleans with the message that good things happen when people cooperate and work together. The wireless communication industry is a great example of the power of cooperation according to the former President.
In an interview with BYTE, Good Technology's Dimitri Volkmann explains his company's approach to helping IT departments accommodate BYOD and consumerization, especially for tablets, in a safe manner.
At the CTIA show in New Orleans, we got a feel for what driving a "connected" car equipped with built-in Blackberry tablets might be like.
We spoke with Ashkan Soltani, a security and privacy researcher, about Mobile Scope, a tool he developed at a recent Wall Street Journal hackathon. The tool is designed to give consumers control over their privacy. Watch the video to find out more
We interviewed Ashkan Soltani to find why he created a tool called Mobile Scope to give consumers more control over their privacy.
Here are five apps that you should consider installing on your smartphone so that you are prepared in case your device goes missing or you're a victim of "apple picking."
Quasar, an iPad app created by a Brazilian high school student, allows iPad users to multitask.