Some developers are updating their iOS apps often, and that can result in an unexpected cost for users.
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.
This week Apple confirmed Beats Music will be wrapped up in iOS, the company was fined for violating patents, and iOS 8.1.1 was released.
This week we had reports of Lollipop rendering devices useless, Office for Android getting Dropbox support, and Nokia released an Android tablet.
The folks at Acer have given ZDNet advance notice for some good deals for Black Friday.
This unique device from the folks at Amazon wants to be your invisible friend in the room. In some ways it probably will be.
The folks at Logitech apparently never rest, with the rash of cases regularly appearing for the new iPad. This new one has a hidden hinge that props the tablet just as you want it.
The recent announcement of the Amazon Echo took many by surprise. The company signed up those interested in buying one, and purchase invites are now going out.
Whether you have a lot of gadgets as I do or a couple on two different platforms, using apps that work on multiple platforms is the way to go. Here are some good ones.
Months after Amazon unveiled the latest version of the OS running the Kindle Fire HDX tablets and the ill-fated Fire Phone, the update is finally rolling out.
This week Apple pulled Fitbit from its online store, iMessages freed for switching, and the best onscreen keyboards for iOS 8 detailed.
This week Sony's Android Wear watch appeared, as did details about new features in Android Wear 5.0. Google confirmed Lollipop is rolling out.
The iPad is hitting the enterprise to some extent. If Apple is willing to go outside of its comfort zone, these three actions could have iPads hitting the workplace in bigger numbers.
This unusual keyboard for iOS is made of spill-proof fabric and is thinner than the iPad Air 2.
This Windows 8 model from Acer may be the lowest price yet.
Google is making the right moves to get Chromebooks into the mainstream, but some misconceptions may be preventing buyers from trying them.