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 July 2012
Robot problems? Here's a glimpse of some of the things that go down at Blackhat and DefCon.
Security researcher Dan Kaminsky says rewriting the rules of computer science is the way to avoid bugs, attacks, and other vulnerabilities.
After re-engineering how card keys are coded, Cody Brocious figured out a simple hack that can unlock millions of hotel rooms. Now he's sharing it with the world.
A Good Technology report reveals that enterprise companies are choosing Apples over Androids. On the flip side, Android activation is doubling in the enterprise.
The Samsung Slate hybrid with Windows 8 and the new Metro-enabled Office 2013 won't replace the iPad but it might be your next laptop.
Practice Fusion digitizes medical records and provides a way to structure the data. Kaggle discovers algorithms that look at data patterns to identify trends. 100Plus personalizes the data to recommend lifestyle changes. I spoke to data scientists from those companies at a panel held at Practice Fusion yesterday.
How will you watch the Olympics? Chances are if don't watch it on your computer, you'll catch it on your smartphone, or tablet--or both--according to a new survey.
At a Monday press event Microsoft said its goal was to let users work from anywhere on anything, using its new cloud- and touch-friendly Office 2013 productivity applications.
BoxTone lures new customers to its mobile device management tools with an introductory price of 99 cents per user per month. The company claims it's the lowest MDM subscription rate in an industry that includes the likes of MobileIron and familiar names such as Symantec and McAfee.
Stolen phones are a known problem in cities, but carriers are no longer turning a blind eye to it. This week, AT&T will launch a new service that will allow customers to report stolen phones or tablets. Besides blocking data, SMS, and phone calls, the initiative will make it more difficult for thieves to resell stolen devices.
No one wants to use an ugly or boring app. People deserve enterprise and mobile apps that are "human" and that can "turn you on," said execs on MobileBeat's design panel.
iPhones and iPads are great entertainment devices but when will they catch up in the productivity arena? Mobile app vendors and pundits try to predict a killer work app.
San Francisco Giants CIO Bill Schlough and AT&T work hard so you can BYOD to the ball park. Watch our 12 minute mini-documentary of Matt Cain's perfect game and the story it inspired of how technology is changing the game of baseball.
Ex-Google AdSense creator Gil Elbaz, one of LA's most talented entrepreneurs, is now collecting facts so his startup Factual can sell data to businesses. Elbaz believes building a database of facts will change the world, and he wants Factual to be the definitive provider.