iOS 8 has new capabilities that IT needs to consider

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, will be released today, spawning a flood of users updating their iPhones and iPads for new capabilities. That will pose some problems for IT departments whose

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

For iPhone app developers, bigger handsets won’t be a problem

There were a number of groans heard around the world last week when Apple announced two new sizes of iPhones, and they didn't all come from competing handset manufacturers. Mobile app developers who

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The CIO cheat sheet on iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

If they locked themselves in a meeting or were in transit, IT executives can expect the same question from staff and colleagues for at least the rest of this week: “So what did

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Shane Schick

VMware Fusion updates Macs’ ability to run Windows

Within a number of organizations there is at least  one small group of people running hardware unlike anything the rest of the enterprise has: Apple Macs. Often content creators these renegades have the

Published on: September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Apple to tweak iCloud security

Apple Inc. has maintained that the infamous theft of celebrity photos from its iCloud backup service is not its fault, instead blaming hackers for being able to figure out user passwords or using

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Suspicion over celebrity photo hacks pointed at Apple’s iCloud

It was a long weekend for more than 100 international celebrities, and not because of Labour Day. On Sunday someone published nude photos of a number of well-known performers including Jennifer Lawrence, Rhianna,

Published on: September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Spammers discover iMessage

One of the business users' favorite smart phones is becoming jammed with messaging spam. According to an article on Wired.com, the iPhone's iMessage platform has been discovered by people you don't know, and don't

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Apple, SAP asked by Russia for their source code

There's no harm in asking, goes an old saying. That's what I thought when reading that Russia has asked Apple and SAP to let it peruse their source code to make sure their

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

The Apple-IBM deal: What it means to enterprises

When two IT giants for a partnership one thing is certain: Industry observers will go overboard trying to make it into an earth-shaking event. Here, for example, is ComputerWorld U.S. columnist Ryan Faas

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon