Articles about Mobility
The new iPhone could be unveiled in August, claims KGI Securities analyst Kuo Ming-Chi, which would be a month earlier than the usual September unveiling that we've been led to expect.
Manufacturers have little incentive to invest in security when some web-connected devices sell for less than $50 each, suggesting that mandatory compliance may be necessary to protect consumer interest.
You and your new smartwatch might still be in that period of blissful limerence, but there are indications that the love affair with this new class of products may have been a very short-lived one.
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has introduced the R7 and R7 Plus, its latest high-end offerings.
Controversy over a security researcher's alleged hacking into a plane's engine mid-flight raises serious questions as to why years of public research on airline hacking has gone ignored.
You can run Skype on the Chromebook but only after jumping through hoops and hacking Chrome OS. That loss is lessened with the release of Viber for the Chromebook.
GPS crystal manufacturer Rakon recovers from an NZ$83.8 million net loss in 2014 after shuttering a UK plant.
The firm has become the top seller of personal computers for the first time in the country, according to IDC.
Relatively low Windows Phone market share is the main reason: There's not enough there to justify the effort. But what about for one billion Windows 10 devices?
After evaluating Tizen, Russia plumped for closer ties with Jolla's Sailfish OS. Just don't expect a homegrown OS, though.
Not getting through the day with your new Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge? Disabling a single function may be the answer for now.
A smartphone that can work as a desktop may be a long shot but the pursuit of mobile technology has brought many benefits to Ubuntu, according to Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth.
The Surface 3 with the optional keyboard is a great system for business trips. Using it with an iPad turns it into a near desktop capable system.
South Koreans under 18 who own a smartphone must now accept a monitoring app on their devices by law.
If ad-free mobile browsing is the future, where does this leave businesses which rely upon it?
Last year brought with it a revolution of smartphones in India, none more so than those in the budget category. Here are the three best models currently on the market.
Google has chosen London's Tottenham Court Road as the test bed for a physical retail presence called 'the Google shop'.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
Here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch, from features to pricing and availability.
From the stone ages of the Flintstones to the futuristic sky cities of the Jetsons, the smartwatch has been a surprising yet underlying constant in pop culture.
This 14-inch Windows laptop is ready for both the office and home. We put it through its paces to see how it fares.
ZAGG takes a unique approach to compactness, while providing a keyboard that is still big enough to be useful.
CES is over, Mobile World Congress begins. What devices have tech giants produced for us this year in Barcelona, Spain?
The Galaxy S6 might be a more modern handset, and it might look more like the iPhone, but it's debatable as to whether it's a better design than the Galaxy S5.
Here are five industries that the Apple Watch is going to disrupt. There may be more, but these are the five that are going to feel the entry of the Apple Watch the most.
Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.
The redesign of Samsung's Galaxy S6 included the adoption of Google's Material Design approach as well as a hardware overhaul.
HTC made the right move by moving the UltraPixel camera to the front and adding in a more standard camera to the back. Software isn't yet final, but initial results are encouraging.
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.
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.
The OnePlus One is a high-end 5.5-inch smartphone that sells for an affordable price (if you can get hold of one). Although it lacks 800MHz (band 20) LTE support and MicroSD storage expansion, it's still a very impressive and highly recommended handset.
The premium Android tablet from Dell is thinner than the iPad Air 2 and lighter than the iPad mini.
Dell's Inspiron 13 7000 Series supports laptop and tablet modes, and shines in the screen and storage departments. We're less impressed with its build quality and battery life, though, and would appreciate an Ethernet port.
The second-generation two-screen YotaPhone is a much more polished handset than the original, but it lacks storage expansion and is on the expensive side.
If you're thinking of buying a new e-reader this Christmas, consider Amazon's high-resolution Kindle Voyage. Just be aware of the premium price tag.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The 2014 Moto X is nicely designed and solidly built, has a great 5.2-inch AMOLED screen, performs superbly, and delivers a range of useful Moto 'experiences' on top of an otherwise uncluttered Android OS. Limited internal storage capacity and lack of MicroSD expansion are our main concerns.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
The iPhone 6 Plus delivers better battery life than the smaller iPhone 6, along with superb design and solid build quality. If money were no object, we'd choose the 5.5-inch model over its 4.7-inch sibling.
Need an anti-spying solution designed to lock down your messages and protect your privacy? One smartphone case maker promises as much, but only proves a fraction of its claims.
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.