Long-time Apple columnist Ryan Faas got his hands on a Lumia 520 running Windows 8.1 and liked what he found.
Stories by Ryan Faas
With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the arrival of the now-iconic Apple Macintosh computer. Columnist Ryan Faas looks back over the past three decades at some of the highlights and lowlights of the Mac's -- and Apple's -- evolution.
Now that OS X Mavericks Server has some new enterprise-oriented features and the updated Mac Pro has finally arrived, it's time to ask whether Apple is edging back into the data center, says columnist Ryan Faas.
While Apple has called its Apple TV set-top box a "hobby," rival Roku has teamed up with two manufacturers to build its popular video streaming service directly into TVs. Columnist Ryan Faas weighs in on the consequences.
Since it supports enterprise single sign-on, iOS 7 should be a more business-friendly operating system when it arrives next week, says columnist Ryan Faas. He offers a look at what's new in iOS 7 and why IT pros should care.
Apple's new flagship phone, the iPhone 5s, boasts a slew of new hardware advances, not the least of which is the M7 motion coprocessor. Columnist Ryan Faas explains why the M7 is important.
Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.
The problem with Microsoft's approach to Office for the iPhone is that a diverse range of alternative iOS apps and suites already exists. Apple and other developers have had years to create and refine products that deliver compatibility with Office file types.
Consumers and business users alike will find things to love about OS X Mavericks and iOS 7, says columnist Ryan Faas. But for enterprise IT pros, this week's announcements are a mixed bag.
As usual, the Apple rumor mill has been on overdrive as WWDC nears. But all the hype about anything CEO Tim Cook might reveal misses the point, says columnist Ryan Faas. WWDC is still about developers.
Apple may be eying a site in upstate New York for a manufacturing plant that would allow it to wean itself from relying on Samsung for the A-series chips that power Apple's iOS devices.
Apple has already sold 100 million iPads and the rollout this week of the iPad Mini will only add fuel to that fire, says columnist Ryan Faas.
In staging an Apple event on Tuesday to unveil the long-awaited iPad Mini, Apple is poised to steal a lot of Microsoft's thunder. That's symbolic of a confident Apple, says columnist Ryan Faas.
Apple is clearly making it easy for businesses and IT departments to secure new iOS 6 features and is ramping up devise security in several ways. Columnist Ryan Faas offers an overview of what's new.