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iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending April 11

Hopes, like spring daffodils, burst into bloom this week in the certainty that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will arrive in just five short months as Chinese worker bees prepared the massive assembly lines that will bring the smartphones into the world. And could the 5.5-inch iPhone be far behind?

By John Cox | 12 April, 2014 08:00

Tags: consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending April 4

In the iOSphere, the whole week seemed like one long April Fool's Joke.

By John Cox | 05 April, 2014 08:08

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

Meru unveils speedier, higher capacity enterprise access point

Meru Networks has announced two new dual-stream, enterprise 802.11ac access points, including one designed to replace an Ethernet wall plate.

By John Cox | 05 April, 2014 00:12

Tags: Wi-Fi, Networking, wireless, Meru Networks, anti-malware, WLANs / Wi-Fi

In Pictures: Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, the first major update to its mobile OS since autumn 2012. There’s a Siri-like personal assistant, centralized notifications, an array of new customization options, and a redesigned keyboard for fast text entry.

By John Cox | 04 April, 2014 08:59

Tags: Windows Phone 8.1, OS, slideshow, mobility, software

JAMF's Casper Suite makes it easier to set up, deploy, manage iOS devices

A new release of JAMF Software's Casper Suite automates management tasks for iOS devices by leveraging key changes Apple has introduced for enterprise customers.

By John Cox | 04 April, 2014 07:54

Tags: MDM, Apple, Networking, wireless, anti-malware

In Pictures: Most amazing war-related technology of 2014

Military firing up lasers, robotic animals and iPad-controlled combat boats

7 free iPad business apps to get you started

If you're new to the Apple iPad, there are a wealth of iOS apps designed for the tablet. Here are seven free business apps to experiment with, and to get you productive out of the gate:

By John Cox | 27 March, 2014 18:13

Tags: free, Free technology, Configuration / maintenance, PC, EE, Networking, hardware systems, wireless, twitter, Data Center, mobile apps, filemaker, Microsoft

iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending March 21

There was a strong theme of self-congratulation in this week's iOSphere rumors about the iPhone 6: we already "know" so much about this phone, and of course about Apple's plans. Or at least about what Apple should be doing.

By John Cox | 21 March, 2014 16:10

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

The great 'iPhone 5C is a failure' freakout

The iPhone 5C is six months old in March. It's been declared a disaster, a dud, a fiasco and a flop. The reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Here's why.

By John Cox | 18 March, 2014 11:08

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware, Asymco

The iPhone 5C is a mistake, a failure, a disaster, a flop, a dud

Here's a hit list of iPhone 5C hysteria, from the iOSphere. We post the headline, the claim, and the reality.

By John Cox | 18 March, 2014 11:08

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending March 14

With spring stirring, so is the iOSphere's optimism, not to mention Wall Street's. The thrilling prospect of a Big Screen iPhone 6 is prompting visions of an upgrade tidal wave.

By John Cox | 17 March, 2014 11:59

Tags: Apple, Instagram, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

iOS 7.1 goes live, with UI tweaks, bug fixes

Apple has released iOS 7.1, with an array of visual tweaks, some bug fixes, and an option that lets users turn off the so-called "parallax effect" that creates an illusion of changing perspective, and hence motion, in the radically redesigned user interface.

By John Cox | 10 March, 2014 22:03

Tags: Apple, Networking, wireless, anti-malware

iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending March 7

The iOSphere overflowed with gratitude for the monumental failure, the colossal collapse, the flop, the fiasco, the disaster of the iPhone 5C because it has finally convinced Apple to give the iPhone 6 a screen larger than four inches.

By John Cox | 07 March, 2014 21:11

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware

Apple reveals unprecedented details in iOS security

An updated Apple whitepaper on iOS security delves into an unprecedented amount of detail about the security architecture and features of the company's mobile OS for devices such as the iPhone and iPad. Security professionals and IT consultants are praising both the company's transparency and its approach to protecting iOS devices, Internet security and users' data.

By John Cox | 06 March, 2014 21:13

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, security, Networking, wireless, smartphones, anti-malware

iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending February 28

The iOSphere's imagination was fired up this week by the prospect that iPhone 6 will plunge users into the exciting world of both nano crystals and quantum stuff.

By John Cox | 03 March, 2014 11:15

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Networking, smartphones, wireless, anti-malware, GT

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