The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Like the tablet market, Google Glass may currently be viewed as a consumer product but it will soon be seen on the faces of IT and mobile employees.
By Lucas Mearian | 24 May, 2013 10:12
Just a month after a top Google executive said Glass wouldn't be officially released for another year, sources say the computerized eyeglasses actually should ship by the end of this year.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 May, 2013 10:15
The Red Cross is using apps to help warn people about potential weather calamities. One of its more popular efforts is its new Tornado app.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 21 May, 2013 00:51
Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO for the National Football League, is driving innovation with analytics, using sensors to track players on the field and monitoring player health and safety with lab analysis of helmets.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 20 May, 2013 10:14
Google did its best to court developers at this year's I/O conference with a much-needed integrated developer environment, API for better games and the ability to more easily translate apps. Their allegiance will become increasingly important as smartphone and tablet hardware sees fewer dramatic improvements.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 17 May, 2013 15:43
Google laid out its plan for the future of search at Google I/O, talking about a search engine for mobile and desktop that not only answers your questions but has a conversation with you and offers information before you even ask for it.
By Sharon Gaudin | 16 May, 2013 10:06
At Google I/O on Wednesday, Google unveiled a streaming music service that will compete directly with the likes of Pandora and Spotify -- in what is said to be a growing market, however.
By Sharon Gaudin | 16 May, 2013 10:06
Customers are pushing the limits of the software -- asking it to manage and do many more things than it was originally created to do -- and vendors are happy to oblige.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 15 May, 2013 20:40
Nokia's is rebooting its U.S. Windows Phone push with the arrival of the low-cost Lumia 521 on T-Mobile and Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless, but increasing sales to meaningful volumes in the very competitive U.S. market will not be easy.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 10 May, 2013 17:02
The chief of the Google Wallet operation has resigned to pursue new opportunities, another sign of continuing troubles in convincing U.S. smartphone users to adopt mobile wallets using NFC technology.
By Matt Hamblen | 10 May, 2013 14:34
Kindergarten rules for living well can get you in trouble in the corporate world. Now, there is an app for business complications of the worst type.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 May, 2013 10:17
Facebook last week cited mobile growth as a major contributor to its first-quarter increase in sales and profits.
By Sharon Gaudin | 06 May, 2013 20:15
Vendors are falling all over themselves to develop smartwatches. Will this be yet one more example of Microsoft getting to a market first and then failing to cash in?
By Preston Gralla | 06 May, 2013 10:08
You'd expect a $35,000 car to have technology at least as good as a $200 smartphone, but it often doesn't. Although the auto industry has been slow to keep up with tech trends, that may soon change.
By Lucas Mearian | 06 May, 2013 09:35
Digital nomad Mike Elgan returns to the US. after 10 months of travel and shares these tips for working and living abroad.
By Mike Elgan | 05 May, 2013 06:10
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins' prediction that tablets would decline in popularity provoked debate on what will happen over the next five to 10 years to smartphones, tablets and laptops -- even wearable computers -- and what devices users might eventually prefer.
By Matt Hamblen | 01 May, 2013 19:08
Here's what we like and what we don't like about the Samsung Galaxy S4 so far.
By Ross Catanzariti | 01 May, 2013 08:29
Some things in this world need no introduction. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is not one of those things.
By JR Raphael | 29 April, 2013 15:24
As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up
By Paul Krill | 23 April, 2013 10:18