Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Sept. 17, including AT&T and Shell's mobile UC platform deal, Gartner's prediction for the smartwatch and wristband market to "take off," mobile intelligence startup AdBrain launches Synapse platform, financial sector in Middle East to invest heavily in mobile and Chinese spending on commercial fleet telematics to increase.
Microsoft has unveiled a universal mobile keyboard that can work with iOS and Android mobile devices and Windows tablets.The physical keyboard is designed to be more comfortable and efficient than the virtual on-screen keyboard of mobile devices.
While Apple has finally seen the light on near field communication with the technology's inclusion in the new iPhone 6 models, NFC-enabled smartphones have been around for a while. In fact, there are 278 million NFC-enabled in circulation, up 300 percent from 2011.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 16, including the apps Microsoft released for its Dynamic NAV enterprise resource planning platform, the ongoing battle between DAS and small cell vendors, the expected increase in CAGR for tablet RF power amplifiers, the expected shipments on smartphones for this year and who is buying 73 percent of the high-res LCDs.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 15, including the iPhone 6 shortage pushing delivery dates back, a new mobile IT app from Ruckus, the future of the driverless vehicle in smart cities, a smartphone only pedestrian lane in a Chinese city and a new mobile advertising network from eBay.
In its much ballyhooed Sept. 9 event, Apple unveiled two new iPhone models, the Apple Watch and its Apple Pay mobile payments system, which CEO Tim Cook proclaimed as an "entirely new category of service" for the high-tech innovator. In Japan, at least, the reaction to Apple Pay was, "What took you so long?"
More than 38 percent of employees let up to two days pass before telling employers their mobile devices have been lost or stolen, according to Kaspersky Lab's IT Security Risks Survey 2014.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 11, including Google's new enterprise solution for Apple devices, Samsung's fortification of Knox with Centrify, the Gizmox rebrand to Reddo Mobility, an increase in the biometric technology on smartphones and how the Apple Watch will popularize the smart band.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 10, including Dell's virtual smartphone for the enterprise, Apple's new watch and the fuel it adds to the smart wearables market, Intel's interest in IoT and wearables, gallium nitride devices fueling microwave RF power semiconductor market growth and the $1.2B value of WLAN gear.
TUI Hellas, a Greek travel agency with 48,000 employees, needed a tablet mobile app for its field sales reps to replace their antiquated Windows Mobile PDAs. The agency turned to enterprise mobility firm GLOBO to find the solution, explains Yiannis Karalis, director of product management at GLOBO.