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.

An In-Depth Look at the BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic Review: A Killer Smartphone for Keyboard Lovers

BlackBerry Classic Review: A Killer Smartphone for Keyboard Lovers

The BlackBerry Classic is the best smartphone the company has ever released, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco. However, it's not going to lure away many iPhone or Android users, or significantly increase BlackBerry's market share. And...

6 Things Nexus 9 Does That Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Can't

6 Things Nexus 9 Does That Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Can't

The new Google Nexus 9 and Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) are both quality high-end tablet options, but they outshine each other in a number of notable ways. Here are six things the Nexus 9 does that the Fire HDX 8.9 can't.

6 Things Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Does That Nexus 9 Can't

6 Things Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Does That Nexus 9 Can't

Both the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and Nexus 9 tablets are top-quality, high-end tablet options, but each outshines the other in a number of notable ways. Here are six things the Fire HDX 8.9 does that the Nexus 9 can't.

IBM, Apple Release 10 New iOS Apps for Enterprise

IBM, Apple Release 10 New iOS Apps for Enterprise

The new iOS apps from IBM and Apple aim to 'transform industries and professions' by bringing together IBM data analytics and Apple's user-centric design.

Video Look at the Upcoming BlackBerry Classic Browser, Apps

Video Look at the Upcoming BlackBerry Classic Browser, Apps

BlackBerry is trying to go back to its roots with the upcoming BlackBerry Classic smartphone, and it's teasing the device with bits of information and video clips, including this video of its browser and apps.

9 Must-See Enterprise Products From DEMO 2014

9 Must-See Enterprise Products From DEMO 2014

Countless fledgling companies showed off new products and services in Silicon Valley last week at DEMO Fall 2014, but these nine enterprise products stood out from the pack.

Woz Talks Smartwatches, Apple Watch at DEMO

Woz Talks Smartwatches, Apple Watch at DEMO

Steve Wozniak spoke briefly in Silicon Valley at DEMO, where he expressed his dissatisfaction with the current crop of smartwatches. He also said, however, that he plans to try the upcoming Apple Watch.

A Must-Have Galaxy Note 4 Accessory for Business Travelers

A Must-Have Galaxy Note 4 Accessory for Business Travelers

Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 Extra Battery Kit is a must-have accessory for business travelers who depend on their Galaxy Note 4 smartphones to get work done on the go.

6 Things Galaxy Note 4 Does That iPhone 6 Can't

6 Things Galaxy Note 4 Does That iPhone 6 Can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the Galaxy Note 4 outperforms the iPhone 6.

6 Things iPhone 6 Does That Galaxy Note 4 Can't

6 Things iPhone 6 Does That Galaxy Note 4 Can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the Galaxy Note 4.

30 Ways Google Glass Could be Used for Education (and 2 Reasons it Won't)

30 Ways Google Glass Could be Used for Education (and 2 Reasons it Won't)

An online learning organization published 30 examples of why Google Glass could be a valuable tool for education, but it overlooked two obvious reasons why the wearable computer isn't (yet) suited for the average student.

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