Canadian MDM provider now links to Apple’s DEP service

A Canadian mobile device security provider is the latest to take advantage of Apple's program to help enterprises easily provision  groups of iOS and Mac OS devices at a time. iBoss Network Security

Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

New Android OS will have encryption turned on by default

With reports of corporate data breaches popping up every day, users of mobile devices could be forgiven for worrying that their units will be next --particularly after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gives the

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

iPhone market share drops in Q2, BlackBerry up slightly

BlackBerry CEO John Chen's strategy might be showing a  little bit of traction. After three consecutive quarters of sequential decline, shipments BlackBerrys  rebounded slightly in Q2 of this year from the previous quarter, market research

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

Apple, IBM partner in hopes of making mobile enterprise powerhouse

Two of IT's biggest companies had a problem: Apple wanted to get deeper into the enterprise, where iPhones have been elbowing BlackBerry's out of the way since they hit the market. Meanwhile IBM

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

Inside Apple’s iOS 8

The upcoming version of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system has loads of consumer-type features. But a number are also aimed at IT managers and business users. At its annual developers conference this week,

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apple to open iOS a little

In the fight over whether operating systems should be open or proprietary, Apple has always been in the proprietary corner, with its control over its operating systems. But facing fierce competition from Android

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon