Android gadget roundup – Summer 2014 edition

Sure, your Android smartphone or tablet can be a lot of fun all by itself, but sometimes it’s good to have some travel companions to add to the fun. Here are a few

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Wanted: Your best travel apps

I have a confession: I'm a Luddite. Not for all things, but when it comes to a smart phone I only need the basics: A dial pad and Internet access. Not for me

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Smartwatches: Fad or necessity?

Ever since Samsung reported slower sales for its flagship Galaxy S5, the race to develop smartwatches has never been more important for the Korean giant. Samsung is not the only tech giant developing

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Chris Lau

Why IT needs to prepare for an environment with fewer Windows

Many CIOs still think that this is a Microsoft-dominated world when they look at the number of Windows desktops and servers in their environment. But a report last week from Gartner and comments

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Android leaks Wi-Fi location data, say EFF researchers

Security pros have enough to worry about if their staff have Android devices. Here's another: The Electronic Frontier Foundation says there's a high risk the device is broadcasting its location history if it

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and this year is no exception. Sundar Pichai, Android’s senior VP, launched the big

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Upcoming Android to have enterprise security features

This year’s edition of the Google I/O developers conference opened Wednesday with a focus on the next version of Android and how it will work its way into cars,  TVs and wearable devices.

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Another reason to be wary of Android

Many IT security professionals have been leery of allowing Android-toting employees at their organizations to have access to their networks because of security concerns. Now another justification has emerged: The discovery of poorly-coded

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Amazon wants to set the smartphone market on Fire

Well, we knew that it was coming: Amazon has now increased its very own Android-powered device lineup by one, count ‘em, one new smartphone, and it’s called the Fire phone. Like the company’s

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Sean Carruthers