An "open letter" from BlackBerry's interim CEO, John Chen, to "enterprise customers and partners" is filled with wishful thinking, unfounded promises and a wealth of clichés. But without actions, the reassuring words -- if anything -- underline BlackBerry's precarious future.
Apple's "iWatch" will come with OLED displays in two sizes, for men and women, according to an analyst who specializes in the Asian display market. So far, there's no indication that the colors will be blue or pink.
People sign up for cruise ships to get away from it all. But not quite all: Passengers still want Wi-Fi access for the growing number of mobile devices they lug with them on vacation for staying in touch, web surfing, music, photos and video. Cruise line Royal Caribbean is turning to 802.11ac to optimize their Wi-Fi connectivity for this mobile data deluge.
For decades, Microsoft has ruled the enterprise end user space, but as "mobility" has expanded to include smartphones and tablets, Apple is now a leading vendor for enterprise IT. And the success of iOS devices is sparking a wider enterprise interest in OS X computers.
As the weather in North America chills, the temperature of the iOSphere is increasing, as many fixate on June 2014 as the date for iPhone 6, the "real" iPhone instead of, you know, the disappointing iPhone 5 and the 5S that looks so much like it.
To boost its Wi-Fi capacity in packed lecture halls, Georgia Institute of Technology gave up trying to cram in more access points, with conventional omni-directional antennas, and juggle power settings and channel plans. Instead, it turned to new high-gain directional antennas, from Tessco's Ventev division.
Citrix has added several features to its mobility management software to make it easier for mobile users to authenticate and jump into online meetings, and easier for IT groups to set up large-scale device deployments.
Egnyte today released iOS and Android apps that let mobile employees work not only with files stored in the vendor's cloud file sharing service, but also now with private files behind a corporate firewall.
Soti is about to go live with an expanded version of its MobiControl mobility management software. Version 11 offers full support for Samsung KNOX Android security, a user-based licensing option, new self-service features for bring-your-own-device end users, and support for iOS 7, Windows Phone 8.1 and other platforms.
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