Employees are taking advantage of the convenience of working with touch-based mobile devices after spending decades using PCs with keyboards. But touch-based interfaces may be just the first phase of the mobile revolution, with other interfaces, such as voice, vibration, and eye tracking, becoming more common.
This year has been proclaimed the year of the enterprise mobile app. But just building mobile apps for the enterprises isn't enough. The apps must enhance worker productivity by being powerful yet easy to use and intuitive.
Google is preparing a new user interface framework for its products across all platforms to be called Quantum Paper, according to a report by Android Police.
The average smartphone has more computing power than NASA used to put a man on the moon. What does that mean for the enterprise? Those devices are being wasted if employees are just using them to check email and send text messages or play Angry Birds.
Microsoft is at work on Cortana, a voice-enabled personal assistant for Windows Phone designed to rival Apple's popular Siri feature for iOS, ZDNet reports.
Eight days after the release of its iOS 7 beta 4, Apple issued the fifth beta version, delivering a series of improvements and bug fixes.
Apple's forthcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system overhaul will abandon the mismatched, texture-heavy design of previous versions in favor of a more unified user interface that is "black, white and flat all over," sources told 9to5Mac.
Insiders say Apple will ship its overhauled iOS 7 mobile operating system on schedule, contradicting a Bloomberg report contending that dramatic software changes could wreak havoc on the computing giant's roadmap.
Symantec's Norton unit has recently updated its Norton Mobile Utilities to version 2.0, adding a new user interface to make monitoring and managing the smartphones easier.
Microsoft is alerting developers to cease using the 'Metro' brand in reference to the touch-enabled user interface integrated into its Windows Phone operating system, with sources telling The Verge that the change could be related to a trademark dispute with German retail giant Metro AG.