The best smartphones and tablets of 2014

The best smartphones and tablets of 2014

Sure, there were lot of mobile flops this year, but that makes these winners even sweeter

12/19/14

Your cell phone number: To give or not to give

Your cell phone number: To give or not to give

More and more companies assume your phone is your second-factor authentication, raising potential for abuse

12/12/14

Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Stolen credentials are blamed for a fraudulent App Store offering -- and could easily have been prevented

12/05/14

Windows Phone is heading back to death's door

Microsoft's focus on the low end is likely to make matters worse, argues analyst Jan Dawson

12/04/14

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

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