Getting at photos and other files on a USB-connected Android phone is about to get easier if you have a Chromebook, thanks to a new experimental feature in Chrome OS.
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Finnish smartphone startup Jolla has rekindled efforts to find OEMs to build Sailfish OS devices and is eyeing a space as a European security-focused mobile comms company.
Processors and RAM are fixed entities in a PC, but right from day one data is incessantly eating away at your storage space. And it's not just your data (which you can manage) but endless gigabytes of temp files and cached junk.
Jealous of the tight integration between iOS and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Feel left out because you use an Android device on Windows? Wish there was an easy way to send files to your Android device? You need AirDroid 3.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
The move marks the first time the Finnish company's navigation app is available on the Android OS, as well as HERE's entrance into the wearables space.
Looking forward for 2014, the mobile OS space might be even more difficult to predict this year.
When running Dropbox, Mac OS X and Windows together, one wrong setting can quickly fill up all available disk space. Not a good thing.
I was hoping Motorola might stand apart from others in the Android space when Google purchased them. With their custom Moto Maker service and quick OS updates I think they are showing me they want to as well.
Mac owners updating to the latest version of OS X report problems with Gmail accounts, including duplicated files, missing messages, and missing rules and labels.
Reading digital files require a computer, OS and app, which will all be different in 100 years. Why not store human-readable files instead? Now we can.
GPG Mail from GPGTools protects your email from prying eyes by using public key encryption via OpenPGP. It's by far the simplest and easiest way to encrypt email (and files) on the Mac.
Whether you're an artist, a software creator, a freelancer in the digital space, startup Instamojo's Web app simplifies the mechanics for buying and selling your files so you can focus on creating content.
Jolla releases SDK installers as the mobile OS space gets ever more crowded.
If you hope to exchange files between your Windows and OS X machine(s), you're going to need more than what's provided out of the box. Here's the driver I use to get the job done.
Windows Phone 8 looks to be the most innovative version of the OS to date. It is uniquely poised to make a dent in both the consumer space and the enterprise. What it needs is lots of apps.
The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is an exciting entrant to the mobile space, with so much riding on how well Windows RT meshes with the tablet hardware. The public reaction to Surface RT will ride on the implementation of the OS and the apps.
Kevin and I returned from vacations with lots to talk about in the mobile space, including several new purchases and a new OS update from Google.
Need 500GB of cloud storage space just for your own files? Dropbox can do that now.
Security researchers from Sophos and F-Secure have spotted a currently circulating Mac OS X trojan.
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