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

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

Google's Android for Work promises serious security, but how does it stack up against Apple's iOS and the rest?

03/03/15

Want those IBM iOS apps? You'll need to spend big bucks

Want those IBM iOS apps? You'll need to spend big bucks

The Apple-IBM partnership is creating very nice iOS enterprise apps, but it leaves many businesses out in the cold

02/27/15

Smartphone wars: Who's winning where

Smartphone wars: Who's winning where

Android dominates the globe and BlackBerry loses everywhere, as iPhone and Windows Phone battle for second place

02/20/15

The dangerous delusions of the BlackBerry fan

The dangerous delusions of the BlackBerry fan

These five excuses for BlackBerry's failure only make it harder for the struggling platform to reverse its bad course

02/13/15

BlackBerry: All cracked up, with nowhere to go

BlackBerry: All cracked up, with nowhere to go

The BlackBerry Classic remains unavailable despite months of promotion, and other signs of BlackBerry's troubles persist

02/06/15

Microsoft Outlook for iOS doesn't live up to its name

Microsoft Outlook for iOS doesn't live up to its name

Microsoft has applied a thin sheen to the Accompli app, but scratch below the surface, and the shortcomings quickly become clear

01/30/15

Thrown for a loss: Google Chrome fumbles Apple Handoff

Thrown for a loss: Google Chrome fumbles Apple Handoff

The iOS Chrome browser transfers data to Safari, not Chrome, on your other devices -- raising hopes of a more inclusive Handoff implementation

01/23/15

Look ma, one hand! The supersized smartphone challenge

Look ma, one hand! The supersized smartphone challenge

See exactly how much of the iPhone's or Galaxy's screen you can actually reach with your thumb

01/16/15

If Samsung buys BlackBerry, it will get less than it thinks

If Samsung buys BlackBerry, it will get less than it thinks

Governments would look askance at trusting presidents' communications to Samsung

01/14/15

A big step for BYOD: Separate billing for smartphones is finally here

A big step for BYOD: Separate billing for smartphones is finally here

AT&T Work Platform is a major step toward separating work and personal communications in a sensible way

01/09/15

The road warrior's essential mobile toolkit

The road warrior's essential mobile toolkit

If you spend more time with your smartphone and tablet than a computer, here's what you should have with you

01/06/15

Mobile's gift to the world: In poor countries, it's life-changing

Mobile's gift to the world: In poor countries, it's life-changing

A third of the world's population has at least basic access to the mobile Internet -- and gets a great deal of value from it

12/26/14

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

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