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/
Just as you were getting used to the idea of permitting BYOD comes word that the average smartphone user has over two dozen apps per device, nearly all of which pose security or privacy concerns.
As part of Michael Dell's new strategy to refocus the company he founded on enterprise software and services, Dell launched its first comprehensive enterprise mobility management product on Wednesday.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/9 including: the mindset surrounding the culture of mobile shopping, the downsides to security concerning Amazon's proposed delivery drones, the increased interest in mobile apps by IT pros, the problem with deploying policies and structuring rules later and AT&T's attempt to save money for those who pay for their own mobile devices.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Friday, 12/6 including: Apple's stance at the top of the smartphone maker chart, Plantronics plans to expand in the wearable device market, Google's efforts to cater to Android and iOS with Chrome apps toolkit, 802.11ad and the speed of connecting device as well as a mysterious new smartphone operated by fingerprint scanner.
Near-field communication aims to revolutionize mobile commerce, but just how close the technology is to becoming a widely-adopted reality is unclear. A new paper confirms some of the fears that have many businesses shying away from the technology.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/2 including: a switchup in the game of mobile-first players, growth in the wirless LAN market, a software glitch that affects six states, Lowe's new in-store locator app and the latest on Android malware stats.
The scandal around the National Security Agency could work to the benefit of Canadian firm BlackBerry, especially among foreign governments.
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.
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.