Al Sacco

Managing Editor

Al Sacco is an award-winning journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages CIO.com writers and contributors, covers news, and shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also 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, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.


Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

This enterprise-oriented Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review looks at the strengths and shortcomings of the hottest new Android phone from a business perspective. Hint: It has a glaring Achilles heel.

BMW does in-car augmented reality

BMW does in-car augmented reality

BMW demoed a unique new set of AR glasses that provide a range of both in-vehicle and out-of-car functionality designed to enhance the driving experience. The MINI Augmented Vision glasses are also somewhat stylish — at least compared...

Florida (mad)man inserts NFC chip in hand for Android 'biohack'

Florida (mad)man inserts NFC chip in hand for Android 'biohack'

A hacker reportedly embedded an NFC chip inside his hand to infect and control Android devices. The exploit seems relatively inane, but the concept of 'biohacking' could have far-reaching security implications.

Apple Watch 'Wrist Detect' feature key for IT

Apple Watch 'Wrist Detect' feature key for IT

A new IT policy in Apple's Configurator tool for admins lets enterprises force wrist authentication on the Apple Watch for access to on-screen notifications, and it's one of the few Watch-specific security features available at launch....

Is Samsung's new Wireless Charging Pad worth the price?

Is Samsung's new Wireless Charging Pad worth the price?

Samsung's new Galaxy S6 phones have built-in support for wireless charging. To ensure the best possible experience, the company released its own branded charging pad, and the gadget delivers on its promise — with a few minor caveats. ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook wears this Apple Watch model

Apple CEO Tim Cook wears this Apple Watch model

Apple chief executive Tim Cook's relatively modest choice of Apple Watch might surprise you.

Verizon's Boston 'Destination Store' goes way beyond wireless

Verizon's Boston 'Destination Store' goes way beyond wireless

Verizon Wireless opened its fourth 'Destination Store' last month in Boston. It’s designed to not only showcase the company's lineup of wireless devices, but also encourage you to engage with other gadgets and accessories that enhance...

4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but each has its own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are four ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the GS6.

6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the GS6 outperforms the iPhone 6.

How to pick between the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge

How to pick between the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge

Samsung's Galaxy S 6 and GS6 smartphones go on sale in the United States early next month. Here's how to tell if the Galaxy S 6 or GS6 edge is right for you.

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry announced SecuTABLET, a pricey new tablet PC built with Samsung hardware and the Android OS that’s designed for public sector and government use.

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