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.

Apple Watch 'Wrist Detect' feature key for IT

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.

How the Apple Watch could increase Apple Pay fraud

How the Apple Watch could increase Apple Pay fraud

Criminals are already exploiting Apple Pay to make fraudulent purchases, and the new Apple Watch could actually make it easier, and cheaper, for the bad guys to use stolen card data to make in-store purchases.

Fraudsters Use Apple Pay to Exploit Stolen Payment Card Data

Fraudsters Use Apple Pay to Exploit Stolen Payment Card Data

The on-device security safeguards built into Apple Pay appear to be unbroken, but fraudsters reportedly came up with another way to exploit the mobile payments system, and experts say the problem is 'rampant.'

Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

A group of software companies this week proposed a set of development standards for enterprise apps that could make it easier for IT to manage and secure Android and iOS apps using popular EMM products.

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.

Load More
+