While the cosmetic features like screen size and processing power of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus attracted the most attention, their use of Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for voice and video calling could eventually have a major impact on how phone calls are handled in the enterprise.
By Colin Neagle | 18 September, 2014 05:53
This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.
By Snorre Kjesbu | 29 August, 2014 06:40
We've discussed some of the advantages of transitioning the PSTN to IP, but there we haven't yet covered the environmental implications of the pending transition. At their annual partner conference Perspectives14, GENBAND hosted a discussion which addressed the power costs behind the PSTN, pointing out the benefits an IP transition.
By Larry Hettick | 25 June, 2014 07:18
The ultimate eavesdropping solution for people who want to see what their employees, kids or spouse are doing on their Android (or jailbroken iPhone) smartphone.
By Keith Shaw | 23 May, 2014 06:18
Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens when the electricity goes out.
By Grant Gross | 17 April, 2014 04:23
Review: Plantronics Voyager Legend CS Bluetooth Headset System and Logitech Mobile Speakerphone P710e
Here are two new devices that can help improve audio quality for voice calls, whether you're in the office or out on the road.
By Keith Shaw | 25 November, 2013 10:43
Yep, I've been writing for Network World for 20 years and a lot has happened in that time ... here are 10 of the most surprising
By Mark Gibbs | 03 June, 2013 07:15
The scoop: Logitech Wireless Headset Dual H820e, by Logitech, about $200 (mono version costs about $180).
By Keith Shaw | 31 May, 2013 18:05
Shaw reviews Das Keyboard's latest high-performance mechanical keyboard and AccessoryPower.com's GOgroove BlueSYNC SRC Portable Bluetooth Speaker and Receiver.
By Keith Shaw | 16 May, 2013 20:07
Facebook's big announcement was a big "so what?" and minimal innovation at its finest
By Mark Gibbs | 05 April, 2013 14:11
Shaw reviews Roku's Roku 3 Internet streaming TV box and Jabra's Revo wireless headphones.
By Keith Shaw | 25 March, 2013 12:07
Twit Cleaner is a popular web app that has been used by hundreds of thousands of Twitter users to clear deadwood from their accounts.
By Paul McNamara | 25 March, 2013 06:16
A group of my colleagues from different offices recently attempted a multi-party videoconference, brutally showing the continued need for a better method of video communication.
By Keith Shaw | 13 March, 2013 15:01
Gibbs analyzes the results of his "How do you manage your social networks?" survey
By Mark Gibbs | 28 February, 2013 20:10
OK, lots of interesting stuff for you this week. First up, LinkedIn has open sourced a system called Databus, a real-time database change capture system that provides a "timeline-consistent stream of change capture events ... grouped in transactions, in source commit order."
By Mark Gibbs | 27 February, 2013 15:25
For my recent column of predictions for 2013 I polled a huge number of IT people to see what they are expecting, and ended up getting more than 400 responses.
By Mark Gibbs | 15 February, 2013 23:19
Shaw reviews Western Digital's WD TV Play, by Western Digital.
By Keith Shaw | 12 February, 2013 14:13
Gibbs reviews his predictions from last year and surveys the more than 400 predictions that he's been sent by IT professionals
By Mark Gibbs | 02 January, 2013 17:04
Software-defined networking (SDN) has the potential to transform the telecom industry by improving the ability of carriers (both wired and wireless) to flexibly deliver bandwidth "on demand." It is critical that carriers improve both their network flexibility (improved customer value) and reduce their high operational costs as over-the-top providers (e.g., Google, Amazon, Skype, etc.) challenge the carriers' ability to grow their revenues and impact their margins.
By Lee Doyle, principal analyst at Doyle Research | 11 December, 2012 20:17
Shaw reviews Brother's OmniJoin Web and videoconferencing service.
By Keith Shaw | 03 December, 2012 11:59
BIG-IQ Security makes it easy to manage the entire firewall policy life cycle. Read about the key benefits and download the policy auditing and security compliance report today
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The megatrends of consumerisation are forcing organisations to adapt. This whitepaper looks at why enterprise mobility programs must be underpinned by a solid strategy to reap the benefits of this disruptive technology and avoid the pitfalls. • While most global analyst firms report Enterprise Mobility as a critical initiative, the majority of businesses do not have a comprehensive strategy in place • Organisations should take a selective approach to adopting disruptive technologies , aligning their cultural needs, business imperatives and IT requirements • IT departments have to support a constantly evolving, fragmented operating system environment and device landscape
- Google lets Apps users bypass admins and install third-party Marketplace tools
- The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default
- Reports of another wave of layoffs rekindle bad press for Microsoft
- AT&T to put service setup in enterprise customers' hands
- MIT's Cheetah robot is off its leash, running and jumping
- Scary video highlights danger of damaged Lithium Ion batteries
- Have a spare $9,000? Join Facebook for the rich
- iOS app devs warn customers off iOS 8's iCloud Drive
- Qlik courts the business manager with easier analytics
- iOS 8 is here -- and it's all over your network
- PGP creator, other top cryptographers head 2014 National Cyber Security Hall of Fame class
- Steve Jobs' office at Apple remains exactly as he left it
- Apple releases iOS 8, starts serving upgrade downloads
- What is Metacloud and why did Cisco buy it?
- Dropbox upgrades API for its lightweight app databases