I've used mobile devices heavily in my work for a long time but none in recent memory has impacted my routine more than the big new iPhone.
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.
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The rollout of iOS 8 has been a rocky one, and user adoption is slow. Details that seem to be believable have surfaced about the iPad Air 2, which should be unveiled next week.
This week saw reports of Samsung profits dropping, Google has been working on multi-window support for Android, and HP sneaks a 10-inch tablet to market.
Timing couldn’t be worse for producing accessories for the iPad Air with Apple expected to unveil new models in just a few days, but even so, this keyboard case by Belkin is pretty good.
Mobile tech is having a profound impact on society, perhaps none so great as opening up a vast pool of knowledge to the current generation.
New toys mean new apps, and we’ve got iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners covered.
Workers are bringing iPads and iPhones to work, and features in this app make it a good choice for them.
The FCC has fined the Marriott hotel chain $600,000 for forcing guests to use the expensive hotel wi-fi network.
This week's Android news included tips for running nearly any Android app on Chrome OS. Also, Google dropped a hint about the name for the next version of Android, and the Nexus 6 was spotted in the wild.
In iOS news this week, China is getting the iPhone 6, there's a possible launch date for Apple Pay, a bug in iOS 8 deletes iCloud documents, and some users are reporting Bluetooth issues with iOS 8.
Accessory maker Logitech has released a thin portfolio with keyboard for the iPad Air that looks attractive for BYOD.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus add a third tier of iOS apps for developers to deal with.
Since getting the bigger iPhone, the Kindle Fire HDX has been gathering dust.
Hard as I try, I can no longer get into you the way I did before. It's not your fault, it's mine.