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Spotlight: Samsung to offer wireless charging for cheaper smartphones

Cheaper Samsung smartphones will get wireless charging this year.

'The beacons are coming, the beacons are coming'... to the enterprise

Beacons are all the rage for large indoor and outdoor venues. But they are also making their way into the enterprise, according to Baseline Magazine article by contributor Mike Elgan.

Smartphone sensor fusion will be a key technology for indoor location, says ABI

Smartphone sensor fusion will be a key technology for development of indoor location applications in retail, healthcare and other verticals, judges ABI Research.

Is 2015 the year for 're-enterprization of IT'?

I came across an interesting prediction by Deloitte--2015 will be the year for the "re-enterprization of IT." If Deloitte's prediction holds true, IT teams around the world can breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Doctors frustrated by lack of mobile support from hospital IT

Doctors are becoming increasingly frustrated with hospital IT departments over a lack of mobile investment, tools and support, according to a new report from Spyglass Consulting.

News Scan: 5 ways to get the most from mobility; BBM now supports latest OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Dec. 15, including 5 ways to get the most from mobility, BBM's support for Windows Phone, increase in smartphone sales, mobile ad startup The Mobile Majority taking off and BYOD implementation fueling WLAN security market growth.

News Scan: Facebook unveils mobile search engine; Walgreens launches mobile medical advice; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Tuesday, Dec. 9, including Facebook bringing its search engine to mobile devices, Walgreens launching mobile app for constant medical advice, smartphone shipments surging 6.1 percent in Western Europe, conservative banks making foray into mobile payments and enterprises showing increased interest in mobile enterprise apps.

Tablets get thumbs up from IT as work tools

Tablets are becoming standard work devices in many enterprises, according to a survey of 250 U.S. IT decision makers by Harris Poll on behalf of Dell.

News Scan: Asia-Pacific IT spending on smartphones growing; Tablet users are more frugal; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 14, including IT spending on smartphones in Asia- Pacific rising, tablet users more likely to redeem mobile coupons than smartphone users, mobile marketers spend more moeny on retargeting existing customers, Mobile Movie Creator brings advanced video features to Windows Phone and PhotoShrinker app shrinks photos to free up space.

Tablets could find a home in BYOD programs

While tablets are struggling to find a use case among consumers, they may be just what enterprises need for their BYOD programs.