Certainly, the IBM-Apple enterprise mobility alliance will help corporate adoption of the iPad. But the alliance could also help the adoption of wearables in the enterprise, argues Valentine Matula with Avaya.
Security remains a concern for companies considering or implementing a BYOD program. One solution to improve the security of mobile devices is biometrics, the use of human characteristics, such as fingerprints, for identification.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Dec. 11, including a slew of new MSN apps for iOS, Apple's new flexible tactile display, the expected growth in the Asia-Pacific mobile market, a new partnership with Storm8 and Hasbro and a new productivity app called Workflow.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Dec. 10, including Apple and IBM unveiling first 10 mobile apps for the enterprise, Canvas receiving $9 million to develop enterprise mobile app platform, inconspicuous wearables by 2017, the convergence of mobile and wireline seen in network managed services and the iPhone 6's contribution to the smartphone market in the third quarter.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Dec. 3, including Apple's possible release of an iPhone 7 in the fall of 2015, smartphones that control your coffee maker, iPhone 6's record sales in the UK, LTE-A upgrades and small cell deployments in the microwave gear market and LTE smartphones driving antenna tuner shipments.
The 5 hot new business apps for Dec. 3.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 25, including the jfirst year of decline for the iPad, mobile banking becoming the No. 1 priority for retail banks, why mobile broadband modems are down for the third year, the next mobile trend U.S. shoppers are embracing and the data throttles that T-Mobile plans to throttle.
Apple has released another Yosemite beta to developers for testing, though there is no word if it will finally resolve persistent complaints involving poor Wi-Fi performance.
When it comes to mobile applications development, IT departments need all the help they can get. A new service from IBM gives CIOs insights into how their mobile apps are performing from both a speed and user experience perspective.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Nov. 24, including startup DataFox's launch of its first mobile app, Apple updating API for automated ad buying platform iAd Workbench, more than one-third of U.S. adults using smartphones for video calling, Sony's new smartwatch as first Android smartwatch based on Broadcom's SOC platform and in-car safety features fuel demand for automotive multifunction TFT-LCD panels.