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 August 2012
Uber is one of the hottest startups in San Francisco and continues to expand from city-to-city. Using your smartphone, the service allows you to request a car for a ride. As a regular user of Uber, BYTE's Boonsri Dickinson took Uber for a spin.
Google+ has new features that will allow employees to collaborate more, while making IT folks comfortable with privacy restrictions and control mechanisms.
Good Technology on Wednesday upgraded Good for Enterprise, an email and collaboration app that lets employees use personal smartphones without compromising data security. The major upgrade is focused on making GFE easier to use and require fewer clicks.
Glassmap puts your social streams on a map, hinting at a future when news won't live on a single scrolling page but will come alive on a map as you walk around in the real world.
It's a good time to be a mobile phone software developer: iOS and Android phones are being adopted at a rate never seen before in consumer tech history, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.
Clutch Mobile's three-pronged approach to mobile security is to protect a company's devices, the apps on the devices, and the network the devices connect to. Its products offer the most complete security scheme yet for fending off mobile attacks, says the company.
After 25 years, Microsoft has a new logo. What do you think?
Looking for a legit DIY hacking project? Twilio developer evangelist Jon Gottfried describes some of the useful hacks the IaaS makes possible when you add a $40 Arduino and some creativity.
Mobile application policy can be tricky when there are rogue apps that can threaten your company's security. Here's how to create a corporate policy for the bring-your-own-device crowd, according to MobileIron.
The startup that helps companies manage their data is holding its own in the stock market. Is this a sign that more startups should consider starting real businesses, instead of trying to strike it rich in social media?
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1 unleashes creativity with a pressure-sensitive pen and adds many tablet software innovations including true multitasking.
BYTE talked to security expert Raphael Mudge about how hackers "social engineer" their way into companies. Using a fake LinkedIn site, he showed us how all it takes is one computer to compromise the security of an entire organization.
A video interview summarizes the hacks we found at BlackHat and DefCon, where hackers revealed some surprising vulnerabilities.
Square and Starbucks partner to turn your mobile phone into a mobile wallet. As part of the deal, Starbucks is investing $25 million in Square and its CEO Howard Schultz is on the board.
In this Q&A, MobileIron's Ojas Rege discusses his company's role in providing a full set of tools for mobile device management and why enterprises need to establish mobile policies before BYOD gets out of hand.
BYOD is becoming more popular. The number of employees who use personal devices at work will increase from 150 million users to 350 million in just two years, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Easy access to information in real time via Facebook, texting, and online services such as Wavii is changing how we enjoy events such as the Olympics.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is faster and smoother than Google's previous operating system, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. In our review of Google's latest OS on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we found the touchscreen to be more responsive and notifications more helpful, among many other improvements.
In San Francisco, BYTE stumbled on an entertaining case of BYOD. Somebody get this guy Square so he can accept payments!
Food vendors E la Carte And HMSHost partner to launch tablets in airport restaurants around the world.
At BlackHat and DefCon, hackers revealed some surprising vulnerabilities. Check out this infographic to find out the dangers of our digital world.