Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/12 including: the boost of high-speed wireless device shipments, what the Yankee Group predicts for the consolidation of the mobile market, predictions for WLAN investment, Japan's coming for American app revenue full force and how an advertising software development kit is opening up security holes in Android devices/
Mobile and cloud-based technology will enable commercial fleet telematics to run on consumer smartphone platforms in the coming years, reducing the need for enterprises to buy expensive telematics hardware for their new trucks, predicts ABI Research.
Enterprises should handle wearable devices like any other mobile device, if and when they enter the workplace in significant numbers, advises Phil Redman, vice president of mobile solutions and strategy at Citrix.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, 11/26.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 11/25 including: the short attention span of mobile shoppers when it comes to retailer mobile apps, the results of the Apple/Samsung patent case, offloading data capacity onto Wi-Fi networks by mobile operators, reported benefits of BYOD and the major success of Windows 8.1.
Yes, it's all one giant circle. Data use begets more data use--and more market players using it too.
Still have a desk phone? If you don't next year, maybe the problem isn't that mobile phones have become so smart. Maybe the problem is that the desk phone has stayed so dumb.
Gartner predicts that smartphones will be able to predict a consumer's next move and next purchase simply by analyzing data collected on their users via cognizant computing.
Global mobile broadband subscriptions are forecast to exceed two billion in 2013 and eight billion by 2019, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.
More than a billion users will be buying physical goods and services using their mobile phones by 2016, forecasts research firm Informa Telecoms & Media.