Al Sacco

Senior Editor

Al Sacco is an award-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.

Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

4 Things You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

4 Things You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

Samsung this week announced its new mobile payment service, Samsung Pay. Here are four things about the new offering you should be aware of.

Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge in Pictures

Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge in Pictures

Get an inside look at the brand new Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge, via photos captured at Samsung's Mobile World Congress launch event yesterday and an exclusive GS6 press event in New York City last week.

Galaxy S 6 Designer Says GS6 Phones Are 'New Face of Samsung'

Galaxy S 6 Designer Says GS6 Phones Are 'New Face of Samsung'

Samsung's senior designer of its new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge smartphones talks about his inspiration for the most significant changes and enhancements to the Galaxy S product line, and explains why the devices represent the...

Hands On With the New Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge

Hands On With the New Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with Samsung's new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge. Check out his first impressions of Samsung’s most ambitious smartphones yet.

6 Things to Expect in the New Samsung Galaxy S6

6 Things to Expect in the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung is set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, and the rumors are flying fast and furious. CIO.com's Al Sacco spotlights six believable rumors and ranks the likelihood that they'll become reality.

New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

BlackBerry's new CSO David Kleidermacher has 23 years of IT experience and expertise in IoT technology, and he will presumably play a key role in the company's future IoT security strategy.

How Google Glass Could Still See Consumer Success

How Google Glass Could Still See Consumer Success

Though Google's Glass at Work partner companies focus primarily on the enterprise, many still see a future in the consumer world, despite Google's recent decision to pull out of the market.

Google Glass Is Alive and Well in the Enterprise

Google Glass Is Alive and Well in the Enterprise

Google's recent decision to end its Glass Explorer Program resulted in an array of media reports regarding the controversial wearable's demise, but the companies building software and services for Glass say the future of smartglasses...

Are Americans Really Addicted to Mobile Banking?

Are Americans Really Addicted to Mobile Banking?

The number of laptop, smartphone, tablet and phablet owners who regularly use their gadgets for mobile banking is rising rapidly, according to a recent report. But the numbers don’t add up, writes CIO.com's Al Sacco.

BlackBerry CEO's Desperate Comments Spotlight Severity of 'App Gap'

BlackBerry CEO's Desperate Comments Spotlight Severity of 'App Gap'

BlackBerry chief exec John Chen's recent comments on application and content neutrality come off as desperate, writes CIO.com's Al Sacco, and could represent a panicked reaction to the company's growing 'app gap' dilemma.

BlackBerry's Limited Edition Gold Passport Costs $900 (UPDATED)

BlackBerry's Limited Edition Gold Passport Costs $900 (UPDATED)

BlackBerry today released a limited run of 50, $900 golden BlackBerry Passport devices.

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