Apple Enterprise Now Steve Jobs' passion for perfection defined Apple. But a year after his death, a cautious Apple is putting the bottom line ahead of beautiful products.
News The iPhone 5's increased speed, screen size and durability will all be assets to business users, according to CIOs and tech analysts.
Apple Enterprise Now Buyer beware is a good idea when making any major purchase. Yet a recent survey found iPhone retailers, including Apple itself, intentionally withhold information from customers about the potential availability of new phones. Is any retailer honest more often than others? Yes, and you'll be surprised who it is.
News Kyle Wiens of iFixit has a proven track record with Apple product predictions. Here are his expectations of the upcoming iPhone 5 regarding battery life, 4G LTE, backwards compatibility, and more.
News U.S. employees may never be as accepting as the Chinese about BYOD's potential privacy violations, but American companies can still learn a lot about effective BYOD from China, namely, better educating workers about security.
News Are iPhone owners more impressionable to mobile ads than their Android counterparts? A survey from the Online Publishers Association says yes. But don't expect advertisers to go running to the iPhone, says one analyst.
Apple Enterprise Now The ubiquitous iPad is reaching cultural icon status. In addition to dominating as a multimedia device for consumers, the iPad is showing up in restaurants (as menus) and airports (as kiosks).
Apple Enterprise Now The late Steve Jobs' home was robbed this week, but one glance at his modest, and apparently easy to break into, house reminds us how little Jobs was caught up in the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
News Tech giants have thrown their weight around to get what they want for years. Here's a look at some of the big tech companies that have been caught indulging in boorish behavior.
Apple Enterprise Now Reading long magazine stories on a mini-screen in 15-minute intervals may not seem ideal, but our busy lifestyles leave us no choice. The best iOS magazine apps, like The New Yorker, make it fun to do long-term reading in short bursts.
Feature The city of Minneapolis was left underwhelmed by an iPad and BYOD program for city workers. Yet despite the slow start, the city's CIO still feels that an iPad enterprise storm is brewing and he'll be ready when it hits.
News Enterprise app stores like the SAP Store can change the way enterprise software is bought and sold. Like any revolution, though, it won't be an easy process.
News In honor of the patent war heating up between Apple and Samsung, we're looking back at epic tech battles. The one thing they all have in common: the future of the universe hung in the balance. (Okay, not the universe but a really big market.)
News Genentech is one of the biggest iPad adopters in the world, and its mobility team manager, Paul Lanzi, is sharing what he's learned. So what does he have to say about enterprise app stores, iOS apps, user feedback and HTML 5?
News An iPad mini may come out in the fall. But how will big iPad apps play on the small screen? And do people really need a "tweener"? Apple expert and iFixit founder Kyle Wiens shares some answers.
Opinion Apple just got a damage-detection patent to let customers know if their iPhone has fallen victim to the water monster. As new liquid threats emerge, here are lessons for staying dry.
News The iPad has been hailed as a great multimedia consumption device. It has also promised to breathe new life into print magazines and newspapers. Apple's Newsstand app came out late last year. Let's see how 10 popular iPad magazines stack up.
Apple Enterprise Now Apple just let a Chinese court wrestle $60 million for the iPad trademark in China, even though Apple had already bought the rights two years ago. Did Apple do the right thing?
Apple Enterprise Now An overly connected mobile phone culture was on display at the U.S. Open last week. So what did my friend do? He unplugged on the Lost Coast.
News When Twitter tweaked its blue bird, the design world was atwitter (pun intended). We spoke with Silicon Valley graphic designer Steve Yamaguma of Design2Market to get his insights into a few familiar tech logos. More goes into design than most people realize. Think: subliminal messages.
News Is the non-upgradeable new MacBook Pro too expensive? If Apple stumbles with its new Maps App, will customers jump to Android? Mac Pro users ask: Apple, why hast thou forsaken me? CIO.com has a busy WWDC covered.
News Is a refresh of the MacBook Pro and Air coming? Will Apple go "broader" with Siri? What about Apple striking a deal with Facebook? Yes. Maybe. Probably not.
Apple Enterprise Now Mobile travel apps are all the rage, especially for destinations like Dubai. While they appeal to tourists, they don’t tell the whole story.
Feature For resources-strapped companies that want to get in the mobile app game, a Web app tuned for smartphones and tablets is a wise choice. Just ask Texas insurance provider ANICO.
News A recent slew of surveys about the bring your own device trend portray a topsy-turvy computing world shaping up in the enterprise. The CIO's ultimate challenge is to prevent the very real world of BYOD from becoming surreal.
Apple Enterprise Now As former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson steps down, we are reminded of that fatal flaw shared by tragic Greek heroes, Shakespeare’s Macbeth and modern-day CEOs: hubris.
News From the gothic Lisbeth Salander in "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" to the brainy Mark Zuckerberg in "Social Network," blockbuster movies have recently elevated the tech geek from quirky sidekick to cool hero (or anti-hero). While these lists are fun, it's important to note the changing ways popular culture views tech people.
News Texas grocery store chain United Supermarkets starts down the iPhone trail with a mobile workforce management app that simplifies communication and keeps shift schedules under control. But this Lone Star chain has only begun circling the mobile wagons.
Feature Texas grocery store chain United Supermarkets starts down the iPhone trail with a mobile workforce management app that simplifies communication and keeps shift schedules under control. But this Lone Star chain has only begun circling the mobile wagons.
Apple Enterprise Now Even while touting its success in the enterprise, Apple hasn’t publicly courted CIOs or really pushed iPads into companies. But CEO Tim Cook is well-suited to do just that.
Opinion A brouhaha is shaping up: Apple and book publishers square off against Amazon and the DOJ over the price of an e-book. Who's right? CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige looks back to a Whiz Kid from the '90s for answers.
News Mobi Wireless Management's Brandon Hampton advises Fortune 100 companies transitioning from corporate-owned devices to bring-your-own devices, or BYOD — and in this Q&A with CIO.com you'll be surprised at what he tells them.
News If you're casting someone to play the late-Steve Jobs, what qualities would you look for? Enigmatic? Ruthless? Sneaky? Clever? Charismatic? All of the above? Among today's leading men, here are 10 who could portray the iconic Apple CEO, for better or worse.
Apple Enterprise Now It's time for Apple CEO Tim Cook to surprise us. Here's a suggestion: Throw money at struggling RIM for its patent portfolio and CIO relationships. Make headway in the enterprise. Cripple Android. Make Steve proud.
News After navigating uncharted security waters, Bank of the Ozarks now feels ready to set sail on an iPad adventure. "This is just the tip of the iceberg," says the bank's CIO.
News Politicians and tech companies have a lot in common. Both seek different ways to power, popularity, prestige and sometimes profit. Both make promises, even as they're rising or falling. Both have over-the-top characteristics. We've matched 10 politicians with their tech company counterparts.
News Consumer gadgets are on the rise at companies, leading to an increase in help desk support needs. But help desks lack the resources to support the consumerization of IT.