News, blogs, analysis, tips, techniques, and reviews about Smartphones.
Mon, November 26, 2012 - CIO.com's Al Sacco spent a few weeks with Samsung's new Galaxy Note II "phablet," putting both the hardware and software through the paces. Here's a list of 10 must-know Galaxy Note 2 tips and tricks for all new owners.
Mon, October 29, 2012 - Barclays Bank puts a personal spin on mobile payments with a person-to-person mobile app that lets customers send and receive payments via text messages between iPhone, Android and Blackberry mobile phones.
Tue, September 25, 2012 - Mobile security software company Good Technology recently piloted an NFC-based physical-access system using Samsung Galaxy S III smartphones and HID Global readers. The company says the pilot not only boosted building security and employee satisfaction, it also required little strain on IT.
Thu, September 06, 2012 - Nokia and Motorola put their latest cards on the table yesterday, announcing five brand new smartphones between them in a matter of hours. Here are images and video of each of the handhelds, along with release information, where available.
Tue, July 17, 2012 - IT organizations are justifiably concerned about the security risks inherent in bringing your own device (BYOD). Many are turning to mobile device management (MDM) products and services to address the problem. But a number of mobile security vendors believe organizations are focusing the device when they should be focusing on the data.
Fri, June 29, 2012 - CIO.com's Al Sacco details the six most noteworthy announcements and product releases from Google's 2012 I/O developer conference, including Google's brand new Nexus tablet and the Nexus Q streaming-media machine.
Thu, June 21, 2012 - Samsung yesterday launched its latest handheld, the Galaxy S III, in New York City, and CIO.com's Al Sacco was on the scene. Here, he spotlights eight features that set the new smartphone apart, as well as some unique Samsung marketing initiatives.
Wed, May 09, 2012 - Looking to standardize wireless chargers that can repower multiple devices from different manufacturers simultaneously, industry players form technical alliance in the in hopes of winning broad industry support.
Wed, April 25, 2012 - As workers increasingly turn to mobile devices to interact with enterprise content, that content is getting fragmented into silos within apps. Box is attempting to combat that fragmentation with its Box OneCloud mobile framework.
Tue, April 03, 2012 - AT&T's latest 4G/LTE smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 900, is the best Windows Phone on the market today, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco, and maybe even the best $100 smartphone, period. Here's why.
Mon, March 12, 2012 - Late last year, Motorola released the sleek and powerful DROID RAZR device, which was followed in early 2102 by the DROID RAZR MAXX, a nearly identical handheld minus the battery-life woes suffered by the original. CIO.com's Al Sacco's feels for those who purchased the first RAZR, because the RAZR MAXX is what that smartphone should have been--and it's the best Android handheld on the market today. Here's why.
Mon, February 27, 2012 - Apple's acquisition of Chomp should fix a big problem on the App Store and its purchase of Siri brought an amazing feature to the iPhone 4S. But what kind of acquisitions will Apple make down the road?
Fri, January 27, 2012 - Motorola's latest DROID Android smartphone is sure to grab lots of attention. The DROID RAZR MAXX is remarkably thin, powerful and it provides more than double the average battery life of comparable 4G devices. CIO.com's Al Sacco details 10 of the most noteworthy RAZR MAXX features and offers a video look at this top of the line gadget.
Tue, December 13, 2011 - CIO.com's Al Sacco gathers a handful of mobile and wireless predictions from industry experts on subjects like mobile malware, mobile payments and location-based services and offers his take on which predictions will come true--and which will fall through.