iPad nano Fills Micro-Tablet Niche For Apple
Formerly known as the "iPod Touch" Apple is recasting this product as an affordable, easy-to-handle micro tablet. "It's the best 4-inch iPad we've ever made!" says Apple's Phil Schiller.
Veterans Affairs BYOD Plans On Hold
Department of Veterans Affairs will delay bring-your-own-device until it solves legal questions involving privacy with personal mobile devices used for work.
Gmail Users Cut Off in Windows 8
The new Calendar and Contacts apps in Windows 8 will not synchronize with Google at all, and Google email is limited to IMAP from now on. Google users will probably have to use the browser versions because Google has no plans to write Windows 8 apps.
Windows Blue's Got Me Down
Microsoft has allowed that something called "Windows Blue" exists. Too bad the company seems hell-bent on taking Windows in the wrong direction.
BlackBerry Ships 1M Z10s
BlackBerry's Q4 earnings show the company eked out a slim profit as it shipped one million Z10 smartphones.
BlackBerry Balance - The Real Reason To Buy It
The BlackBerry Z10 is a good phone, but it doesn't get really cool until you use it as both your work and personal phone. BlackBerry 10 has a series of features the company calls "BlackBerry Balance," to make both roles work well and to protect each from the other.
Yahoo Acquires Summly From U.K. Teen
In deal reported to be worth $30 million, 17-year-old mobile app developer Nick D'Aloisio will join Yahoo's London staff while he continues his secondary education.
BlackBerry Z10: My First Week
I love the keyboard and UI. But the BlackBerry Z10 is missing too many key apps -- and betting big on enterprise IT's approval.
Windows Blue/9: No Desktop? No Way!
A leak of an allegedly major revision of Windows 8 hit the web last week. Microsoft's focus seems to be on developing the Metro interface, but will they ever actually remove the desktop? Absurd!The desktop is a major strength of Windows!
BlackBerry Q10 - Feel the Keyboard
Next up for BlackBerry is the Q10. It has a smaller screen than the now-available Z10, but also has the hard keyboard that made BlackBerry famous. Here we have a short video demo of the Q10 and its differences from the Z10
ARM CEO Retirement Raises Fears
Microchip maker's CEO, Warren East, attempts to allay concerns about the company's long-term viability without him at the helm.
The End Of BYOD As We Know It?
Will IT need to limit which devices can connect to the corporate network? It feels like we're heading for separate Internets, aligned with mobile OSes and their respective clouds.
Unlocked Android Smartphones Will Free Consumers
Look Out Below! Here Come Smartphone Prices! Locked iPhones and Samsung Galaxy phones can only be successful in the market at their current prices when subsidized by carriers. Low-cost unlocked Android phones from Google and smaller companies like Blu Products will break that model.
Samsung Galaxy S4 - Peak Smartphone?
It’s not about this smartphone or that. Most of the really inventive things we do with our devices come from software added either by the phone markers, users or by the value provided through network-based services.