Apple was all over the news this week with a botched upgrade and reports of iPhones in pants.
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 big news in the world of Android this week disclosed that Samsung's smartwatch will arrive soon, HTC is returning to the tablet segment, and the Galaxy Note 4 will hit the market end of October.
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Google bringing Android apps to Chrome OS puts the company in a better position to merge the two OSes.
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This week in iOS saw the iPhone 6 shipping, iOS 8 becoming available, and word that Apple's iWork office suite apps would come preloaded on new iPhones with large storage capacity.
Amidst this week's hoopla over iOS, Amazon announced a major update to its version of Android Fire OS, Google shared its vision for Android One, and Microsoft released a cool mobile keyboard that works on several platforms.
Think phones in the enterprise and big smartphones come to mind. That might be overkill for some businesses.
I’m getting calls more often from business associates in noisy environments and I can’t hear much of what they have to say.
The Apple Watch will fuel a luxury ecosystem with the gold version and the interchangeable wrist band that may make Apple a fashion giant.
When people hear I work from home, they often express a desire to do the same. Fact is, most days I end up working outside the home office.
The iPad Air and iPad mini are capable tablets, but sometimes you want a keyboard to get the most out of them. These are the best of the lot.
This new weekly feature will put the big news about iOS, specifically the iPhone and iPad, right at your fingertips. This week was all about the new iPhones, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch.