Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

It's been a banner year for smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches of the turkey variety; here are the 15 biggest flappers

11/25/14

The safest computers are iPhones and iPads

The safest computers are iPhones and iPads

PCs are where the security breaches happen -- so stop using them if you can

11/21/14

New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

Online meetings, cloud IDs, and VPN tokens show the better BlackBerry; the Knox deal and two-line phones, not so much

11/14/14

Selective wipe: The secret to getting users to report lost mobile devices

Selective wipe: The secret to getting users to report lost mobile devices

Of course smartphones and tablets will contain personal data, so security policies need to protect it, too

10/31/14

Google busts its 'iOS 7 move' with Android Lollipop

Google busts its 'iOS 7 move' with Android Lollipop

Android takes a page from Apple with a new look and better management and security APIs -- and may have introduced a key change agent

10/24/14

Everything you need to know about iOS 8 extensions

Everything you need to know about iOS 8 extensions

How long have you been wishing that iOS apps could work together? Now they can!

10/10/14

With Android L, Google means business

With Android L, Google means business

Google's assertion of platform control could make Android an equal to iOS in functionality and business fit

10/03/14

Mobile users favor productivity over security -- as they should

Mobile users favor productivity over security -- as they should

If you force employees to choose between productivity and security, you're the problem

09/26/14

Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

iOS 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 both up the ante for mobile management, but iOS 8 also raises questions beyond MDM tools' capabilities

09/19/14

Too big, too small, or just right? Sizing up the iPhone 6 Plus

Too big, too small, or just right? Sizing up the iPhone 6 Plus

The 5-5-inch screen makes for one gargantuan smartphone -- too big for its own good?

09/12/14

Fixes flood in for iOS and Android email -- but they aren't broken

A raft of email clients for iOS and Android offers interesting ideas, but none provides a compelling complete package

09/05/14

Google completes its office suite for iOS, to no one's benefit

Google Slides is a limited, awkward tool that shows -- for mobile productivity -- the real battle is between Apple and Microsoft

08/29/14

So long, iOS -- jailbreakers have found their home: Android

Jailbreakers deserve the malware infections they get, which is why they're moving to Android's 'malware is the norm' world

08/22/14

The iPhone and iPad may be losing their enterprise luster

Android's improvements are magnifying IT's frustrations with iOS and providing a viable alternative for real-world deployments

08/15/14

Android has good reason to fear Apple's resurgence

Suddenly, the punditocracy is saying Samsung's best days are behind, and Apple may dominate mobile again

08/08/14

The Tizen smartphone flopped -- and open source is to blame

A parade of failed open source smartphone OSes should cause the open source community to rethink its mobile strategy

07/29/14

The mobile health apps gold rush may already be over

A collision between Silicon Valley's data-mining business model and federal medical privacy rules may prevent a viable market

07/25/14

BlackBerry's square smartphone and other desperate moves

The company is attacking competitors and talking up a square smartphone, when what it needs to do is shut up and deliver

07/18/14

There's no escape: Ads come to your smartphone screen

First, Google put ads in Android KitKat's home screen, now you can get an app to put them on your lock screen -- and people do

07/11/14

Your device, your data: Don't let IT screw up your iPhone or iPad

Even if your company wipes your device, you don't have to lose any of your precious info

07/01/14

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