Mobile News, Features, and Interviews

  • Mingis on Tech: The Pixel 3 arrives

    The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) officially arrive this week. Just in time, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum offers up insights and observations about the new device after several days' hands-on experience.

    16 Oct. 18 21:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • How to boost Wi-Fi performance: Experts talk planning, troubleshooting

    Wi-Fi experts from Cisco, Aruba, Ekahau, Extreme and Mist share best practices for Wi-Fi performance optimization, focused on three major phases of large-scale Wi-Fi installation: planning and pre-installation, post-installation performance testing and verification, and troubleshooting Wi-Fi performance issues.

    10 Oct. 18 21:00 Written by Craig Mathias
  • Wi-Fi 6 is coming to a router near you

    The Wi-Fi alliance has changed the naming scheme for Wi-Fi standards, abandoning the 802.11 designations for simpler names like Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4, etc., but that may gloss over some of the finer points of the old IEEE system.

    09 Oct. 18 21:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • 802.11ax preview: Access points and routers that support new Wi-Fi protocol on tap

    Aerohive, ASUS and D-Link are among vendors readying 802.11ax access points and routers that take advantage of 802.11ax speed. The latest update to the Wi-Fi protocol standard, 802.11ax has been designed to transmit data even faster, to better negotiate bandwidth, and to more reliably deliver high-bandwidth applications than the protocol standard it succeeds, 802.11ac.

    01 Oct. 18 23:25 Written by Howard Wen
  • Why 5G will disappoint everyone

    Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

    29 Sept. 18 20:00 Written by Mike Elgan
  • What Apple’s iPhone eSIM support will mean for you

    Apple's inclusion of an electronic SIM or "digital" SIM in its iOS 12.1 beta, will allow users of its newest iPhones to switch virtually between carriers and phone numbers, allowing business and personal use to be separated.

    29 Sept. 18 06:49 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Four industries Apple is set to disrupt

    Though Apple tends to focus on the consumer aspects of its devices and software, the new iPhones and Apple Watch unveiled this week could shake up everything from healthcare to retail and even media.

    14 Sept. 18 21:18 Written by Ryan Faas
  • Why is Apple's Airpower still a no-show?

    It's now been a full year since Apple announced it would release its first wireless charger to go along with the first iPhones that could be wirelessly charged.

    14 Sept. 18 10:08 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • What is a smart city? How to define a smart city

    'Smart city' has become more than just a buzzword in recent years. In fact, with the increase in Internet of Things (IoT) and connected devices, more cities around the world are becoming smarter than ever before.

    10 Sept. 18 10:33 Written by Hannah Williams
  • Mingis on Tech: UEM and the future of mobile management

    Unified endpoint management is getting a lot of buzz these days when it comes to how companies handle mobile (and even desktop) hardware. But it's going to take a while for the bugs to get worked out.

    07 Sept. 18 20:01 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Can the police search your phone?

    Enterprises work hard to protect company secrets. Here’s why the biggest threat may be law enforcement.

    18 Aug. 18 21:20 Written by Mike Elgan
  • Will the new Surface Go impress?

    ​With the success of Microsoft’s Surface Pro, it’s easy to assume the new Surface Go will be just as big a hit.

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