As 2013 nears a close, planning for the next calendar year is in full swing at many IT shops. Mobile wish lists are no doubt on the radar of chief information officers--whether they're visions of carrier changes, device upgrades or shiny new mobile device management solutions dancing in their heads.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 11/20 including: controlling presentations via Windows Phone 8 devices, domination of iPad users in mobile online sales, retailers beef up mobile technology and strategy, the effect BYOD, MDM, big data and app management have on enterprise mobility and the latest in the Samsung/Apple patent case.
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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Tuesday, 10/15.
Nokia is revamping offline mapping across its HERE real-time location services platform, introducing incremental updates designed to reduce data consumption.
Skype released an updated version of its over-the-top messaging application for parent company Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding support for free, unlimited video messaging.
Nokia promised its newest Windows Phone 8 operating system update will reach all Lumia smartphones by the end of this month.
Nokia released an updated version of its Music streaming service for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding concert notifications and new release alerts.
Nokia is rolling out a Windows Phone 8 operating system update that extends camera features introduced this spring in its Lumia 925 smartphone to other devices within the Lumia portfolio.
Microsoft engineers are currently trialing a new Windows Phone 8 update scheduled for release by the end of this year, sources told The Verge.