Some 2015 models of the 15-inch, MacBook Pro Retina laptops may have firmware installed that could result in data corruption to their solid-state disks (SSDs). While this should only happen in "rare cases," Apple has quietly pushed out a storage firmware update that it is urging users with the relevant machines to install.
Google's Chromebook is seeing increasing use across enterprises as workers employ its versatility and simplicity for a wide range of tasks.
While Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 last week to much fanfare, consumers aren't convinced that they a need the latest iPad or any tablet for that matter.
Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the smartphone has just edged out the laptop as the top business tool among young entrepreneurs.
The release date for the much anticipated 12-inch Retina MacBook may be pushed back, according to the latest rumors coming out of Taiwan.
If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.
Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.
As Mark Twain famously quipped, "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt." Unfortunately, some enterprises have not heeded Twain's admonition and are in denial about the reality of BYOD, an approach that will only lead to problems down the line.
Corporate users like the idea of replacing their laptops with tablet computers, particularly Apple's iPad. But too many use cases just aren't possible with tablets today, and it will be at least three to four years before iPads will be capable of completely replacing corporate laptops, notes Forrester analyst David Johnson.
A data breach from a lost or stolen laptop can cost 70 times more than the cost of putting encryption on all of an organization's laptops, related John Girard, wireless and mobile security analyst with Gartner.