The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
AT&T and NEC have teamed up to launch the NEC Terrain, a ruggedized Android push-to-talk smartphone that goes on sale Friday online for $99.99 and a two-year contract.
By Matt Hamblen | 19 June, 2013 20:48
As last week's Apple WWDC faded in the rear view mirror, the iOSphere hungered for more. And the hunger gave birth to hope, and hope to more rumors, including the one that predicts iPad 5 will be announced this week to foil and foul Samsung's scheduled London news.
By John Cox | 19 June, 2013 18:40
LG will begin mass producing flexible display screens for smartphones in the fourth quarter of this year, according to the Korea Times.
By Colin Neagle | 19 June, 2013 18:40
The Wi-Fi Alliance unveiled a certification program for 802.11ac Wi-Fi (also known as 5G Wi-Fi) designed to make sure devices using the wireless technology interoperate with older hardware.
By Matt Hamblen | 19 June, 2013 10:16
Canonical announced Tuesday that it has formed an advisory group of international wireless carriers – including big names like Deutsche Telekom and Korea Telecom, but excluding all of the big four U.S. networks.
By Jon Gold | 18 June, 2013 18:17
Within just a few days of Apple unveiling iOS 7 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference last week, a creative designer came out with a concept of what iPhone 6 might look like with the new software.
By Bob Brown | 18 June, 2013 08:28
Google engineers are planning to test a system aimed at providing accessible Internet service to parts of the world with insufficient communications infrastructure – a collection of high-flying balloons equipped with specialized radios, dubbed Project Loon.
By Jon Gold | 17 June, 2013 19:11
Google launched high-altitude balloons in a test to create a wireless network that could provide Internet access to remote and underserved parts of the world.
By Sharon Gaudin | 17 June, 2013 18:39
Samsung plans to begin selling a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone capable of running on LTE-Advanced 4G networks -- which offer download speeds that are twice as fast as LTE -- in South Korea this month.
By Matt Hamblen | 17 June, 2013 18:17
Wi-Fi is blossoming in the enterprise as organizations find new ways to leverage the wireless infrastructure and workers, having benefited from mobility, demand increased range and better performance (and support for all those devices they are bringing in from home). The industry is responding in kind, introducing new products and technologies, including gigabit Wi-Fi, and it is up to IT to bring it orchestrate this new mobile symphony.
By John Dix | 17 June, 2013 14:18
Think of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference as a giant tea cup, drained to the dregs of loose leaf tea and the entire iOSphere leaning-in to read the soggy remains and figure out what the heck is happening with iPhone 6.
By John Cox | 14 June, 2013 18:09
With Apple's WWDC providing actual news and, you know, facts, the iOSphere seemed like a hot air balloon that was rapidly cooling and losing not only altitude but attitude. Blogs and tech sites seemed to flounder in finding something to say that could compete with reality.
By John Cox | 14 June, 2013 16:00