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 September 2012
Minority Report might soon be coming to a conference room near you. BYTE's Boonsri Dickinson pays a visit to John Underkoffler, builder of the movie's technology and chief scientist at Oblong in San Francisco, to see the future of computer interfaces.
With all the complaints coming out about the iPhone 5, BYTE's Boonsri Dickinson got her hands on an iPhone to get a quick look at it.
Can BYOD tablets and smartphones fix our education system? An executive at McGraw Hill Education predicts that mobile computing will help make education more predictive and immersive than it is today.
New office rules? In a bid to combat burnout, some companies are asking employees not to check their email after leaving work.
More cyber criminals are jumping on the mobile bandwagon, say reports from the RSA and the Government Accountability Office. As a result, companies who embrace the bring-your-own-device trend could be giving hackers access to corporate communications.
The San Francisco Giants, already one of the most high-tech teams in baseball, now lets fans buy tickets on their iPhones. To take advantage, fans must have upgraded their iPhones to iO6. The upgrade includes Passbook, Apple's new mobile wallet app.
The latest startups to emerge from San Francisco-based Founders Den showed off their wares Tuesday, and the apps are pretty handy. Take Screenleap, which lets you share your screen with a few keystrokes.
Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer, wants to become Virginia's lieutenant governor so he can turn the state into a policy blueprint for expanded broadband, better healthcare, and other serious issues affecting the country.
The iPhone 5 pre-sold out an hour after it was announced. The smart phone will show up in Apple stores on Sept. 21.
The demand for iPhones and Android phones is off the charts, but the available spectrum is shrinking, according to experts. FCC chairman Julius Genachowski and other spectrum experts are urging the government to rethink its 100-year-old policies.
Apple wants more than to stop Samsung's smart phones from launching. Mindful that Android already controls half the market, it is setting its sights on making a royalty on every Android phone sold.
Google has acquired free malware scanner VirusTotal for an undisclosed sum. The site runs submitted files through 44 different malware scanners and reports new findings to anti-virus software companies.
GetOutCall, created in one weekend by a nonprogrammer, is an example both of how easy it is to code these days and how technology can come to the rescue even in the most mundane of emergencies.
Good Technology announced Wednesday that it acquired file-sharing company Copiun.
According to USA Today, people don't leave as many voice mails as they used to. Does this mean voice mail is dying? In a word, yes.
If you have a laptop, smartphone, or tablet, you are a mobile worker. It is forcing you to stay connected, work longer hours--and sometimes get stuck with bigger phone bills. A survey conducted by iPass, the world's largest commercial Wi-Fi network, says the bring-your-own-device and bring-your-own-network movements are here to stay.