Articles about Mobility
The Apple Watch is perfect for keeping you updated during long professional baseball games as you go about your daily life. T-Mobile customers get the $20 premium version of MLB At Bat for free.
We're excited to bring this weekly top news roundup covering Windows Phone. This week in Windows Phone there were reports of a way to turn the phone into a near-PC, Windows 10 will have a staggered rollout, and Microsoft wants competitor's apps in the Windows 10 store.
In iOS news this week big numbers dominated with Apple's latest quarterly results, Microsoft Office has a big number of downloads on iOS and Android, and lots of apps available for Apple Watch at launch.
In Android news this week saw reports of a Samsung app that can help Alzheimer's patients, Samsung is doubling S6 Edge curved screen production, and Google expands the utility of voice control.
For as little as $75 you can transform your iOS or Android device into a portable ECG machine that you can use at any time to check your heart rhythm and possibly detect a serious cardiac condition.
The new accessory uses Intel's Wireless Gigabit technology to eliminate the need for cables to attach to the notebook docking station.
The agreement between both countries will see projects carried out over the next three years
Another month has passed and it's time to look back on the top stories on ZDNet Mobile News. Stories that struck a chord with readers included one about Windows tablets being better for work than iPads and Android tablets, and another with a simple way to stretch iPhone battery life.
As the one Windows across all devices strategy unfolds, the Microsoft Band gets an updated SDK for developers to create apps on the wearable health tracker.
Even if you've never had an interest in smartwatches, David Gewirtz makes a compelling case why a multifactor authentication client app may well be the killer app for smartwatches.
Matthew has now spent a week with his Apple Watch and is very impressed with Apple's work on some fitness aspects of this new wearable.
If you're a content creator or have important documents that you can't afford to lose, then you need quality storage devices that are designed for high performance and long life. And when it comes to storage for Macs, things don't get much better than OWC parts.
iOS 8 has breached the 80 percent mark as Apple continues to push out record numbers of new handsets running its latest OS.
It might be a budget smartphone but it will run Windows 10 when it arrives - so how does the handset stack up against more expensive competition?
Mozilla has announced that it wants to phase out non-secure HTTP, and plans to do so by only allowing new features on HTTPS websites.
While the digital collaboration space has been vibrant and interesting for at least a decade now, the last year has seen a variety of shifts, new players, and fresh directions that both technology and business leaders should track.
Too much time using a laptop can lead to health problems. One way to lessen the chance of that is to improve ergonomics by using a good laptop stand like the five noted here.
It seems like only yesterday for the Gen-X crowd, but it was 30 years ago that some of the most influential innovations in consumer technology were introduced.
Which apps can help you organize and snap up better deals on your next trip?
Which apps can help you launch your new business successfully?
Apple CarPlay may be relatively new, but more and more compatible apps are being released.
Although the Apple Watch doesn't go on sale until April 24, Apple is inviting customers to book in jewellery-style 'fittings' designed to help decide what style, size, and wristbands customers want, and, ultimately, how much money they're willing to hand over.
I looked at three Aukey external battery chargers: A 3600mAh, ultra slim,portable charger with a Li-polymer battery in black, an 10,000mAh quick charger model in silver and a 2-in-1 4400mAh alloy external battery charger and cigarette lighter.
With the average American getting nearly $3,000 of their money back from the government many are looking to treat themselves to a new mobile device. Matthew Miller has ten recommendations for you.
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.
Join host Rob O'Neill for a ZDNet webinar featuring an in-depth discussion on mobility systems and deployments.
Attendees from businesses big and small, and from a variety of industry sectors, came away with an increased sense of the centrality of customer experience, and the need to apply technology and talent to deliver.
At CES 2014, ZDNet interviewed Huawei CMO Shao Yang and talked about next generation wireless networks, phablets, and the future of mobile innovation. Watch the full 10-minute interview.
ZDNet interviewed Ford CTO Paul Mascarenas at CES 2014 and discussed the new generation of apps for the car, the integration of solar power into electric vehicles, self-driving cars, and more. Here's the video.
ZDNet gathered several market players in a roundtable discussion held in Singapore, and asked if organizations in Asia were doing enough today to support bring-your-own-device adoption.
Telstra has this week made some predictions for what the world will be like in 2020, but it's not the first time the company has made grand predictions.
case study Adopting mobile videoconferencing has helped raise productivity and collaboration for Mydin Mohamed Holdings, which runs retail chain in Malaysia.
Lenovo's second-generation ThinkPad Helix is a compact and competent ultrabook, although some may not like the highly reflective screen and most will need the optional Ultrabook Pro keyboard.
The thin, light, detachable-screen Portégé Z20t-B is a thoughtfully designed and well made ultrabook. It would be even better with more RAM and a bigger SSD.
The third-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon is thin, light and eminently portable, while also being sturdily built and providing a high-quality display that's big enough to do serious work on. That's quite an achievement.
A dual-SIM 3G smartphone running Ubuntu (for Phones), the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition demonstrates that the OS can run well on a mid-range phone originally designed for Android. However, Canonical's platform is a work in (rapid) progress, rather than a fully formed mobile phone OS.
If you appreciate unique designs, prefer Android over iOS, and want the best camera available on a smartphone, then run to your local carrier store this week and pick up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
Getac's 11.6-inch V110 is more portable than the average rugged notebook. The screen is excellent for outdoor viewing, and multiple wireless and GPS options make this a highly adaptable, if expensive, notebook.
Adobe's active, pressure-sensitive Ink stylus and passive Slide ruler are nicely designed and integrate well with the Creative Cloud ecosystem. However, it's a pricey bundle, and the Ink stylus currently does not work satisfactorily with Apple's latest iPad Air.
Some vendors would have you use calendar software and proprietary room panels to book meeting rooms and hot desks, but Smartway2 mixes the cloud with mobile apps to let you do it all from a tablet or your smartphone.
The Transformer Book Flip TP550LA is a 15.6-inch multimode notebook whose Core i7 processor and reasonable price are added attractions. Bear in mind, though, that it's heavy and unwieldy (especially in tablet mode), screen resolution could be higher, and battery life isn't great.
This Windows-based ultrabook may not have much sex appeal, but it packs the power of an entry-level workstation into a thin and sturdy shell.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE will make this entry-level smartphone a strong contender for bring-your-own-device users.
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.
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