Al Sacco

Senior Editor

Al Sacco is an awarding-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages select CIO.com contributors and frequently covers breaking news, shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings, writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, film buff and Red Sox fan.

An Easy Way to Dramatically Improve iPhone (or Any Phone) Security

Security, Payments Experts Talk Apple Pay

Security, Payments Experts Talk Apple Pay

Three security and payments industry experts discuss the pros and cons of Apple's new iPhone-based contactless payment system, Apple Pay.

4 Security Tips for Apple Pay Users

4 Security Tips for Apple Pay Users

A payments industry expert shares four tips to help you get safely and security started with Apple's new contactless payment system, Apple Pay.

Google Adds 5 New 'Glass at Work' Partners

Google Adds 5 New 'Glass at Work' Partners

The latest group of official Glass at Work partners includes companies that make "Glassware" for industrial, manufacturing, sports and healthcare organizations.

Employees Excited, Concerned About Wearables in the Workplace

Employees Excited, Concerned About Wearables in the Workplace

A new report suggests corporate workers see clear value in enterprise wearable technology, but they're also worried about security and privacy implications, as well as their ever-increasing tech dependence.

AmEx Corporate Card Users: No Apple Pay for You

AmEx Corporate Card Users: No Apple Pay for You

American Express supports Apple Pay for personal and small business customers. Unfortunately, AmEx Corporate Card holders are out of luck, for now.

BlackBerry Passport Productivity Tips, Tricks and Keyboard Shortcuts

BlackBerry Passport Productivity Tips, Tricks and Keyboard Shortcuts

BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone is packed with valuable productivity features. Here's a list, directly from BlackBerry, of more than 30 tips, tricks and keyboard shortcuts to help you get the most out of your new Passport.

Apple (Mostly) Not to Blame in iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' Fiasco

Apple (Mostly) Not to Blame in iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' Fiasco

If you buy a gigantic phone, pack it into a pair of skinny jeans, sit on it for 18 hours and find that it's bent, Apple's not to blame for the damage — you are.

Hands On With the New BlackBerry Passport Smartphone

Hands On With the New BlackBerry Passport Smartphone

CIO.com's Al Sacco spent a week with the new BlackBerry Passport before its official release. Here are five things you'll likely love about the unique and innovative device, along with four more things you very likely won't.

How to Tell If the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus Is Right For You

How to Tell If the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus Is Right For You

Apple's new iPhones are similar in many ways, but if you're considering an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus purchase you should consider these five key differences — especially if you plan to preorder a device without actually handling it.

Pricey Gold iPhone 6 Available for Preorder (Images)

Pricey Gold iPhone 6 Available for Preorder (Images)

A U.K. designer is distributing images of a $4,000, 24ct-gold iPhone 6 one day before Apple is expected to announce its less gaudy version of the new device.

Six Things You Need to Know About Samsung's Gear VR Headset

Samsung's Gear VR headset provides a truly unique virtual reality experience that's designed to take advantage of the Galaxy Note 4's impressive display resolution. But the headset has a notable Achilles heel: It only works with one...

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