Articles about Mobility
Facebook's warpath to establishing its social media conglomerate continues.
Device sales should decrease this year as tablet fever subsides, says IDC.
The two flagship devices are more alike than ever, so what do the differences and similarities tell us about the future of smartphones?
Is Microsoft's plan -- to get its core apps on every mobile platform -- bringing former customers back into the fold? My experience suggests it is.
After cutting prices last month, the company is now offering either $100 or $150 off most configurations. The price on the base model remains unchanged, however.
Financial services firms and their sensitive data provide tempting targets for hackers. Here's a look at the threat landscape and what the industry can do to protect itself from cyberattacks.
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Three UK will become the largest mobile operator if regulators approve its agreement to acquire O2 from Spanish operator Telefonica.
South Korea has announced plans to foster the growth of IoT and its smart car industry, and will invest a total of 5.6 trillion won by 2020, with 1 trillion won allocated for this year.
We often get caught up in the excitement of new mobile devices and make spontaneous purchases. The return date is the moment of truth -- and Matthew Miller is just about ready to hit a major one.
Microsoft is tweaking its browser strategy ahead of making 'Spartan' available to Windows 10 users.
Currently valued at $320m, the health and fitness wearables market is set to grow nearly six times in four years.
Amazon just rolled out an updated iOS app for Prime Music that provides ad-free radio stations. Amazon Prime members can enjoy this music service for free and Matthew now made the switch.
Microsoft is combining Azure Websites, Mobile Services and BizTalk Services into a new bundle for developers building all kinds of cross-platform apps.
UK customers will only be liable for £100 of charges that are racked up on a stolen phone if they report it within 24 hours.
This portable keyboard is a clone of the Stowaway keyboard from yesteryear and works with iOS, Android, and Windows.
Cyanogen has landed its biggest round of funding yet from a host of backers including telcos, media, and tech moguls.
This 8-inch Windows tablet is the first with Lenovo's Anypen technology that enables using any pen or pencil to write or draw on the screen. We go hands on with it to see how it fares.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE networking makes the device a strong contender for entry-level bring-your-own-device users.
Apple's next-generation mobile software is expected to land on iPhones and iPads later this year in a widely anticipated public beta. Here's what we hope to see.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
From powerhouses to light 2-in-1 models, these laptops -- including two ThinkPads and a MacBook Pro -- should all run Windows 10 like champs.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
Apple's latest iPhones still miss out on all-day battery life. But by tweaking its software, you can greatly improve your iPhone's battery. Now updated for iOS 8.2, here's how.
Whether you're working remotely for the day or on an extended business trip, packing the right tools can make you a lot more productive.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10 apps will go a long way to meeting the needs of most iPad users. You can't work all the time so we threw in a hot new game for down time.
Six secret features buried in iOS 8 to help you get more from the operating system keep you safe, and help you get more from your battery.
Here's my list of must-have accessories for this popular mobile notebook. All of these are products that I rely on daily to get my work done, and all have been field tested for durability and reliability.
Some companies have more money than sense. Apple has both. What could the iPhone and iPad maker buy with its $178 billion cash pile?
Who's the busiest developer on Android these days? Some of the most impressive business apps are coming from an unlikely source, with Microsoft's business apps appearing on the Google Play Store and getting rave reviews.
Singapore Changi Airport turns to technology for solutions to maintain consistent customer service standards and better serve growing number of passengers.
The business world is just starting to catch up to the trend. Workers are faced with older technology, slow laptops or both, graciously provided by their company, are bringing their own to the office. Their current and fast devices offer more freedom and familiarity, but it comes with a possible cost to the enterprise. So how can organizations balance what employees want with what can be properly managed?Join Emmy Award winning journalist Jonas Tichenor as he dives into the trend with ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic Editor-in-Chief Jason Hiner. You'll get a better perspective on what's driving the trend in the enterprise and where it may be going in the future.
Small and midsize businesses are always seeking new ways to create a competitive advantage. Mobile technologies represent one of the most promising opportunities for SMBs to find that edge, in the shape of tools that can help small-business owners and managers streamline operational expenses and open up new revenue streams. Which mobile technologies warrant further investigation immediately? Which will take months if not years to evolve? What mobile trends are your employees and customers embracing? How do you know where to begin? Recorded from a ZDNet webcast on March 27, 2012.
At Ignition West in San Francisco, Broadcom CEO Scott McGregor talks about a new chip that will help users track a smartphone user's location anywhere indoors to within 20-30 feet of where they're standing.
In honor of the print edition of Encyclopedia Britannica's passing into the digital pages of the history books, we discuss new media's age old question: is print dead yet (or is it merely a walking zombie)? Craigslist has decimated a valued profit center in the world of printed newspapers. Printed books have given way to Kindle readers on every street corner. Glossy magazines are desperately trying to find new life in interactive iPad editions. Meanwhile, most specialty trade and technical publications long ago felt the need to jump to the Web. And now, despite almost of decade of Britannica's experts screaming into the wind that Wikipedia wasn't a legitimate source of educational information, Britannica's storied 244-year-old print edition gives up the ghost, due in large part to the existence of Wikipedia. In this video, ZDNet's David Gewirtz and Josh Gingold discuss what's changed in the world of online content, what it means to marketers, and how it will likely impact the world of business.Recorded from a ZDNet webcast on March 20, 2012.
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
BlackBerry's Passport is a striking business-focused handset with plenty of plus points, including a 4.5-inch, 1:1 aspect-ratio screen, a clever QWERTY keyboard and superb battery life.
Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro ultrabook, which is based on a 14nm Intel Broadwell platform, makes an impressive debut.
The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and iOS 8 offer enough new functionality to entice existing iPhone owners to invest in an upgrade, and there's plenty to attract converts to the iPhone ecosystem too.
It's difficult to fault the Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme on toughness grounds. However, you're unlikely to get day-long battery life from the entry-level configuration with the standard 6-cell battery.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
Sony's 5.3-inch Xperia T3 is a distinctive-looking and well-built large-screen smartphone with no serious failings, although both the screen resolution and internal storage are on the low side.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
The Precision M2800 is an impressive mobile workstation. We have just a couple of niggles: the touchpad is too small, and we'd prefer the top-of-the-range model's 128GB SSD to be bigger.
If you're seeking a well-specified mobile workstation with plenty of configuration options, Fujitsu's Celsius H730 is a worthy contender. It's not cheap, but the PalmSecure palm-vein authentication looks like a valuable addition.
The LG G3 is an elegant high-end Android smartphone with a superb 5.5-inch screen, a high-quality 13-megapixel main camera, a fast quad-core SoC, intelligent UI skinning and an admirably restrained set of software extras.
HP's 14-inch EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 combines ultrabook elegance with MIL-STD 810G robustness. It has a great screen and performs well, but lacks integrated VGA and Ethernet ports. You'll pay a premium price too.
The G Pad 8.3 is a well-thought-out tablet. Some may find the software extras a bit much, but there's a lot of utility in there. The hardware spec, like the device as a whole, is good value for money.
Aimed at a variety of vertical markets, the Xplore Bobcat clads an Atom-based Windows tablet in a rugged and customisable chassis.
The thin, lightweight and stylish Kira-101's standout feature is its high-resolution 13.3-inch touchscreen. It delivers solid performance and good battery life, but the price is high.
If you're looking for a rugged Windows 8.1 tablet that's relatively compact and lightweight, Panasonic's 7-inch, 540g, 18mm-thick Toughpad FZ-M1 is a good option. It's expensive, though, and battery life could be better.