This week in iOS news we saw the unveiling of a teeny, tiny keyboard, Apple Watch details emerged, and a patent hints at iCloud-based TouchID.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
The news this week in Android covered a range of topics, including Google ending support on older versions of Webview, a new iPhone-inspired phone appears, and Adobe has released Lightroom for Android.
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Professionals who need a quality scanner on the go should check out this solution from Doxie.
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Evernote keeps upping its game with added products, and Scannable is great for business.
This keyboard case for the iPad may be the best option currently available.
Apple doesn't attend the CES, but was in the news this week. Apple offers an unlocked iPhone, a theory behind the buggy software of late, and a CEO predicts Apple Watch will be a killer.
In the Android space this week came word of HTC stopping its slide, VW shows its car system, and Microsoft Office is getting closer.
Mobile gear is best when it's functioning properly, and the new year is a good time to get it working smoothly.
A new case for iPad and iPad mini serves multiple functions, perfect for the small business.
Motorola is returning to China early next year with the Moto X, Moto X Pro, and Moto G smartphones.
If you've seen one phone or tablet, you've pretty much seen them all. That's the problem facing those who make them.
At the CES in Las Vegas Lenovo unveiled two new smartphones and its entry into the wearable space.
Lenovo intends to continue riding its Yoga line of tablets and laptops, and launched a Yoga Tablet 2 with a strange feature, along with the Yoga 3 and ThinkPad Yoga laptops.