Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Nov. 24, including startup DataFox's launch of its first mobile app, Apple updating API for automated ad buying platform iAd Workbench, more than one-third of U.S. adults using smartphones for video calling, Sony's new smartwatch as first Android smartwatch based on Broadcom's SOC platform and in-car safety features fuel demand for automotive multifunction TFT-LCD panels.
CIOs think that mobile app development takes too long and costs too much, according to a survey by mobile back-end-as-a-service provider Kinvey.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 21, including Amazon launches Zocalo file-sharing app for Android and iOS, Apple releases app development kit for Apple Watch, Google launches BYOD-focused Divide app, IoT app enablement platform revenues to increase 28 percent this year and Apple supplier GT Advanced promised too much and failed to deliver.
Apple just took its effort to attract mobile workers up a notch by adding new languages to its iWork for iCloud productivity apps, reports AppleInsider.
A full 71 percent of IT organizations say they cannot keep up with the demand for custom business apps, according to a survey of 470 IT and business pros by Mendix.
Read the hottest mobile IT stories for Nov. 20, including the Dropbox support Microsoft has recently added, how mobile devices have changed network traffic patterns, the newest move to mobile from healthcare, Lenovo making up ground on Apple and Samsung for tablets and the new exclusive deal between Foxconn and Apple.
Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, has ditched his PC for an iPhone and an iPad with a keyboard.
IBM's new enterprise email solution Verse, which combines cloud, analytics, social and security technology, could be the next big thing for mobile workers.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Nov. 19, including PayPal launching smartwatch payments app months before Apple, BYOD security market to grow at 35 percent per year for the next 4 years, Finland-based startup Jolla works on a tablet, ABI lays out top upcoming enterprise tech disruptors and mobile ad startup Kiip gets backing of Verizon Ventures.
Companies that are adopting BYOD often face an expensive and complicated process of integrating iOS and Android devices into their existing Windows-based infrastructure.