Google’s Android operating system gets most of the attention in the internet giant's mobile business. But it has another mobile ecosystem—called Android One—that’s just as important. Available since 2014, Android One is Google’s mobile OS for emerging markets. It’s a lightweight mobile...
Biometrics are used to enable electronic devices to be used, to grant and deny access to physical locations, and for non-security purposes.
Antennas, historically, have been passive, but no longer. Antennas will play a huge role in the growth of the IoT as market growth demands more antennas in smaller spaces, at lower costs, and with increased performance.
Google has acquired Twitter's mobile application development platform Fabric and will merge it with its own Firebase development team as part of the Google Developer Products Group.
NEWS ANALYSIS: It appears increasingly likely that updated Apple iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro tablets will compete head to head starting this spring.
One of the biggest mobile events of the year is just weeks away. Mobile World Congress will convene in Barcelona on Feb. 27. The annual show, which has grown in attendance and significance over in recent years, is the venue for some of the industry’s most important product introductions of the year. The likes of...
MulteFire Release 1.0 enables LTE to operate in unlicensed, shared spectrum.
Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant helps users pick right up where they left off and new Bluetooth features puts the OS in touch with the latest smart devices.
Mobile carriers, the main users of licensed spectrum, are looking with covetous eyes at less expensive unlicensed spectrum. In addition to being free, it can help solve the spectrum shortage that has grown as wireless has exploded.
It is interesting to see the PC industry evolve. In this case, from large dedicated PCs to small card-like devices that can be built into a variety of increasingly connected devices in all shapes, sizes and colors.
Businesses that invest in mobile initiatives are getting a lot of bang for their buck, finds a new study from VMware.
Worldwide spending on IoT-enabled devices, software and other solutions will vault over the $1 trillion mark in 2020, predicts IDC.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Canada's CN Tower deployed new wireless infrastructure, a mobile app and 150 beacons with location services capabilities.
Mall of America implements an intelligent engagement platform that incorporates artificial intelligence to help visitors customize their shopping experiences.
Business demand for smartphones, particularly the new iPhone 7, pushed shipments up in Q3, reports Strategy Analytics.
As augmented reality matures, IDC anticipates that virtual reality headsets will push the market forward for the foreseeable future.
You may not have heard of these apps before, but they get excellent reviews from critics and users.
As today's workforce grows increasingly mobile, organizations are missing out by not investing in better time-management tools for their employees, according to a recent survey from Changepoint. The accompanying report, "From Insights to Action: Mobile Keeps Businesses Moving Forward," reveals that today's professionals...
The four walls of the enterprise have all but disappeared as digital technology has taken hold. Today, about one-quarter of U.S. employees work remotely at any given moment, and that figure is expected to rise further in the months and years ahead. This, of course, is driving profound changes in the business...
A minority of executives describe their companies as "highly advanced" in their digital pursuits, according to a recent survey from KPMG. The resulting report, titled "Crossing the Enterprise Digital Divide: How Digital Strategies Can Sharpen Your Competitive Edge," reveals that most businesses do not derive a...
Mobile 2.0 has arrived, so organizations must develop an enterprise mobile strategy that extends beyond smartphones and tablets and into the IoT.
Enterprise mobility presents numerous benefits: increased productivity, potential cost savings and improved employee morale. It comes with many potential risks. Between "bill shock" from uncontrolled roaming costs to user negligence causing unmanaged overages to to data loss, managing mobility can be a major challenge....
With only a minority of CIOs and other executives expressing much confidence in their company's ability to manage the scale and scope of data integration needs, the vast majority are looking to the industrial internet of things (IIoT) to help address the shortcomings, according to a recent survey from Bit Stew Systems....
With bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption expected to increase significantly over the next six to 12 months, organizations are struggling to accurately distinguish between their employees' personal usage expenses on their devices and business-related costs, according to a recent survey from Syntonic. The resulting...
Verizon's latest small business phone service puts desk phone features in the palm of small business workers' hands.
IT departments are feeling increasingly overwhelmed due to ever-expanding corporate networks along with near-insatiable user demand for newer and better apps, according to a recent survey from InfoVista. The accompanying report, titled “Meeting the Network Demands of Changing Generations,” focuses on the...
With a personalized newsfeed, daily challenges, and a helping of the day's top tech stories, Spiceworks' new mobile app helps small business IT pros keep their skills up to snuff.
This year's Mobile World Congress trade show offered small business technology buyers a tantalizing peek at the latest mobile gear—smartphones, tablets, and laptops—that await them in 2016.
Can't find an app that suits your small business' needs? It may be worth building your own, suggests a new study from FileMaker.
Another terrible quarter for the Blackberry as new CEO pin the company's future on the enterprise and not consumers.
Stats from Net Applications suggest that the Android OS could be losing share to the Java ME runtime environment, but that could be due to rapid Internet access growth in Asia.
Another rough quarter for the smartphone vendor as delays and competitive challenges set in.
Security firm Bit9 says a majority of smartphones are running out-of-date and insecure operating systems that present a threat to critical business data. It has created a list of 12 of the most vulnerable smartphones. Guess who dominates the list?
Blackberry maker's revenues and net income decline, as it plans for the future with patents and the PlayBook 2.0.
OK, you want a tablet PC, but do you really need one? We'll walk you through that decision process and help you decide what to buy.
Apple is pushing further into the enterprise with a tech support plan called Joint Venture that's aimed at small businesses using iPads and Macs, according to reports.
Mobile management firm Good Technology and Sprint are partnering up to provide mobile security and messaging tools for Android devices.
The made-to-order PC maker continues its transformation from vendor to IT services company with a portfolio of six mobile management services.
Zenprise introduces new mobile management tools that bring automatic provisioning of apps, presentations and video to Android devices.
Mobile cloud computing is a hot new trend that's still in its infancy -- but it's not too early for mobile management get up to speed on the pertinent issues impacting this development.
Analyst offers insight on the two key drivers pushing mobile management to consider implementing individual-liable device policies as well as perspective on the future of the trend and how it impacts the enterprise.
Our wish list containing the top 7 improvements we'd like to see in Microsoft's new mobile OS.
Wireless and mobile computing experts offer their analysis of what the industry can expect to see as hot trends for the next year.
Mobile management software firm releases update that automates mobile app discovery, deployment and security.
Everything mobile IT needs to know about how iOS 4.2 impacts the use of the iPad for mobile computing in the enterprise.
We highlight seven of the key features of Research In Motion's BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 that cover mobile security and mobile management.
The emerging trend of mobile commerce continues to take off as smartphones become more powerful and mobile apps become more sophisticated.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 offers mobile management, mobile security and compatibility with major enterprise applications.
Verizon's new mobile management platform makes it easier for mobile office workers to run enterpise applications, while AT&T's mobile device management service aims to ease mobile OS fragmentation challenges.
We outline five ways mobile management can ensure that corporate data and enterprise apps are being securely and efficiently shared with mobile workers.
Mobile business intelligence is one of the most compelling sectors of the mobile app market, with the iPhone and iPad leading the way as the mobile devices of choice for this use.
MobilityCentral updates improve user interface, scalability and mobile security for mobile IT tasked with supervising mobile devices in the enterprise.
Our mobile management guide to using the iPad in the health care field covers mobile security, mobile apps, remote access issues, configuration tasks, medical imaging and more.
Getting the best performance out of your Android-powered handset isn't just about mobile apps. We provide 10 tips for maximizing the mobile computing power of your Android smartphone.
As mobile office workers proliferate in the enterprise, it's important to make sure the old standby apps you use are capable of being leveraged. We outline six tips for bringing legacy apps into the mobile computing era.
We highlight the key steps to selecting a voice communications platform for your enterprise that bridges both voice and data domains.
Windows Phone 7: What's in it for business users? We outline seven key considerations for the enterprise to help mobile IT decide whether to opt in or out.
We highlight the impact the iPad is having on all aspects of the health care field and why it's poised to beat out smartphones and laptops in telehealth services.
We outline the key features of the latest update to iOS 4 and the iPhone Configuration Utility 3.1 released by Apple.
MobileIron's 3.0 version includes a Mobility Application Programming Interface, which lets channel partners of MobileIron or enterprise IT staff set up management capabilities for smartphones.
The challenges of overseeing a fragmented mobile landscape can be mitigated with mobile management software. We highlight the critical issues to consider when choosing a third-party solution.
Selective wipe, remote troubleshooting and customizable profile features are new to Zenprise's mobile management software.
Answers to five standard questions that mobile IT departments are asking about how iPads can securely join smartphones, laptops and other mobile devices in the enterprise. The answers will help mobile managers equip mobile office workers with iPads without compromising your organizations security.
We outline all the steps needed to understand, configure, and use iOS 4's mobile device management service as well as highlight key differences in third-party solutions that work with iOS 4.
This comprehensive review highlights key features of AirWatch Enterprise Package, which helps mobile IT provision, track and enforce policies on iPhones, Android handsets and Windows Mobile devices.
AT&T, Motorola, and Verizon recently unveiled new or enhanced mobile management solutions -- we highlight the differences in features and target markets.
We highlight the most common pitfalls mobile IT units make in deploying a mobile management solution -- and tips for how to avoid them.
Android-powered handsets may have the edge compared to the iPhone when it comes to being the best smartphone for small businesses' mobile computing needs.
As RIM releases more teasers on its new mobile operating system, we outline the best of what's to come in BlackBerry OS 6 and how it all compares to rivals iOS and Android.
This report examines the top players in the mobile database market, starting with SQL Server Compact, Oracle Database Lite and IBM DB2 Everyplace.
An examination of Sybase SQL Anywhere, which now supports the iPhone, and SQLite wraps up our assessment of top mobile database solutions.
How the changing landscape of mobile UIs is impacting mobile management and Google's efforts on addressing mobile Linux Android fragmentation with version 3.0, dubbed Gingerbread.
A must-read for mobile IT departments that need to work with developers on choosing the best mobile operating system for their business.
An overview of mobile apps supported in the cloud and the key factors driving mobile cloud computing, which include online collaboration, mobile security, HTML 5 and bandwidth issues.
A single sign-on feature, separation of business and personal content on BlackBerrys, self-service security tools and expanded Web browser compatibility are all included in the new BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 software version 5.0.2.
We highlight the top 5 considerations to weigh when drafting a plan for purchasing and deploying mobile CRM.
As Apple's new mobile platform iOS 4 rolls out, Sybase responds with new Afaria tools that help mobile IT with security and mobile app managment.
Mobile device management features give IT more iPhone security and configuration control. Meanwhile, Good Technology unwraps compliance solution for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
MobileIron unveils new mobile management tools to work with mobile security and mobile app management features in Apple's iOS 4, out today.
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