Parental controls apps are to parents what mobile device management is to IT administrators. This is an area where Android, perhaps surprisingly, may have the lead over iOS.
Mobile is more than flashy gadgets. It's about brilliant apps, useful tools and sound strategies for your enterprise to get the most out of them. Diarmuid Mallon interprets and analyzes the latest mobile trends.
Diarmuid Mallon is the Lead, Global Marketing Solutions & Programs – Mobile, which includes the SAP Mobile Services division and SAP Mobile solutions. He has worked in the mobile industry since 1996. Follow him here at UberMobile and @diarmuidmallon.
Many companies view SMS as legacy technology, and are bypassing it in favor of apps and new, non-carrier communication services like WhatsApp. The death of SMS is nowhere near, though.
Fuhu Inc., the Los Angeles startup behind the $199 Nabi childrens' tablet with Google Nexus guts, is suing former partner Toys "R" Us, which plans to launch its own competing Tabeo tablet next month.
Everything's faster in the Post-PC era, including the time you'll have before you need to upgrade workers to new devices and OS versions.
The airline is aggressively deploying Samsung mobile devices in the cabins and iPads in the cockpits. Who knew we could all get along?
The iPad's biggest success has been among K-12 schools. That's where it also faces one of its strongest competitors, a spinoff of an obscure 29-year-old Midwestern company that has made inroads where Amazon, Google and Samsung could not.
Enterprise mobility rollouts are tidier and less risky than the multi-year, multi-million-dollar IT projects of yore. That doesn't mean you won't run the risk of falling flat on your face, though.
Here's the news from today's Apple launch that enterprises and their CIOs, IT leaders and mobile business leaders need to know.
The iPad and iPod Touch have been huge hits with children and schools. But there's a new wave of Android devices and tablets created by vendors taking advantage of Android's open-ness to create devices tailored specially for kids and teachers. Updated Sept. 27, 2012.
Always-connected, real-time access via mobile devices is a modern miracle. But it can also leave you feeling gorged and less agile than before. Here's how mobile is evolving, with the help of Big Data.