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Thu, December 05, 2013 - China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier, has finally inked a deal with Apple to sell the iPhone, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - More powerful processors will allow smartphone vendors to turn their high-end models into gaming consoles, but slower growth will also force them to focus more on improving their less expensive products next year.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - At a conference as big and boisterous as Dreamforce, you hear a relentless stream of ideas. Some are good, but most are bad. At Dreamforce 2013, there was only one idea that really mattered: Whether smartphones are the future client for enterprise apps.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - If you're building applications for Android and iOS, cross-platform mobile development tools can make you more productive. Just don't expect the results to look pretty.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - Based on comments from experts at this week's AppNation event, to say mobile apps are a disruptive technology is an understatement.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - BlackBerry has upgraded its management platform Enterprise Server 10 (BES10) with more features for managing Android and iOS smartphones and has also improved scalability to lower overall costs.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - An "open letter" from BlackBerry's interim CEO, John Chen, to "enterprise customers and partners" is filled with wishful thinking, unfounded promises and a wealth of clichés. But without actions, the reassuring words -- if anything -- underline BlackBerry's precarious future.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - Google has been selling its Nexus series of smartphones and tablets for nearly four years. While the devices aren't big sellers, they are still challenging other Android makers.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Despite production problems, Dutch company Fairphone is getting ready to ship the first batch of its green smartphones, which have been developed with as much conflict-free materials as possible.
Sat, November 30, 2013 - Smartphone cameras are amazing these days. So why are food pictures so unappetizing?
Tue, November 26, 2013 - BlackBerry is making it easier for Android applications to run on its latest smartphones.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Black Friday is one of the few times during the year that Apple knocks down its iPad, iPhone and Mac prices, and the company has confirmed it will offer its version of bargains during a one-day shopping event on Nov. 29.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - BYOD (Bring You Own Device) promises many benefits such as greater innovation, better work-life balance and improved productivity, but it also increases pressure on IT to manage and secure devices and data. How to do BYOD successfully is a challenge. CIO.com's BYOD guide offers a variety of resources and strategies to help you navigate the many pros and cons, security issues, costs and more.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - BlackBerry's chief operating, marketing and financial officers are leaving as recently appointed CEO John Chen makes his mark on the struggling mobile vendor.