Apple makes the vast majority of its money selling iPhones and iPads, but as profits get squeezed on hardware, it could be better served by concentrating on content instead.
With a docked iPhone and an appropriate app, the Galileo can be used in many ways, including as a real-time monitoring system or as a spherical photography tool.
As evidence that mobile devices are replacing desktops as the preferred way for consumers to open emails, nearly 65 percent of marketing emails were opened on mobile devices in the fourth quarter, a survey by email marketing firm Movable Ink found.
China is forging ahead with mobility, both on the consumer and enterprise fronts.
Today's smartphones are data hogs compared with those in years past, with iPhones devouring the most data, according to Actix data.
The struggling mobility firm BlackBerry is suing Typo Products, a startup founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest and entrepreneur Laurence Hallier, for ripping off BlackBerry's smartphone keyboard design in making a keyboard case for the iPhone.
The NSA can install malware onto an iPhone that will give the government agency access that rivals those offered by bundled apps, according to newly leaked NSA documents.
Apple is vehemently denying a report that it worked with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create a backdoor in the iPhone or any of its other products.
Reuters says an official announcement of a deal between Apple and China Mobile could come as early as this week.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/5 including: Samsung's plans to unveil five new phones in the first quarter, the role of cross-platform tools in mobile app development, the latest plans for Siri, the time Europe beat the U.S. in mobile apps and Google's efforts to correct mobile browsing errors.