Big news this week in Android: Cyanogen wants to take Android from Google, Microsoft rolled out Office and Outlook for Android, and LibreOffice to hit soon.
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.
Alexa, Amazon's two-pound assistant in the room, now does more with music services, improves speed and accuracy.
The year is off to a busy start with things moving fast in the mobile space. James Kendrick has covered it all and here you'll find his top reviews, news, and insightful analysis for Jan. 2015.
No matter how many times people say it, Apple's products are not priced too high.
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The Chromebook is making its way into the education sector, and Acer has new models designed to be taken to school.
The Chromebook space is becoming crowded with lots of models to choose from. Here's our picks of the top models in each available screen size.
With rumors that Apple is working on an ARM-based MacBook Air, thoughts turn to how such a laptop would be welcome in the enterprise.
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