Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 17, including Apple's unveiling of new iPads and the projected Apply Pay date, predictions of smartwatches exceeding 100 million by 2019, mobile operators to shift 20 percent of traffic to small cells by 2018, new location-based service firms provide low-cost platforms to carriers and wearable sensor shipments to jump seven-fold by 2019 according to IHS.
Apple takes the wraps off a slimmer iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3 with a 128GB storage option.
Apple continues to tighten the screws on security on the iOS platform, according to those who have seen the beta of iOS 8.1.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 8, including a release date of Oct. 16 for new iPad, business messaging startup Avaamo raises $6.3 million in seed funding, tablet shipments seeing small growth due to larger smartphones and notebooks, lawmakers' preference for Apple products and mobile VoIP's rise to the top of global VoIP connections.
Re/code (Formally AllThingsD) on Friday reported that Apple plans to hold an iPad-centric event at an on-campus location in Cupertino, and that the date will be on October 16, not October 21 as widely reported earlier. This news is worth looking at, as the site has an excellent track record of predicting Apple events.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 30, including a need for budgeting on mobility by SMBs, the event startup that just received $1.5 million, China OKs the sale of the new iPhone, the ongoing tablet war and what chip maker just passed Qualcomm for second in tablet app processors.
Apple will reportedly be releasing two new iPad tablets on October 21, which is rumored to include a new iPad Air and its third iPad mini offering.
Apple's anticipated 12.9-inch iPad could be exactly what the tech company needs to drive much needed growth in the enterprise, according to an article at ZDNet.
Apple is one of the top mobile health solutions providers, based on the popularity of the iPad among medical professionals and the numerous mHealth apps for iPhone users, judges market research firm TechNavio.
Facing the second consecutive quarter of declining iPad sales, CEO Tim Cook is betting that Apple's alliance with IBM will stanch the bleeding by opening up the enterprise channel to more iPad purchases.