Ford steering towards BlackBerry’s QNX for auto tech

Here’s some good news for BlackBerry Ltd. Ford Motor Co. is reportedly preparing to dump Microsoft Corp.’s Windows and adopt the Canadian firm's QNX system to power the next generation of Ford’s Sync

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XP to Windows 8.1 upgrade is ‘impossible’: Users

Microsoft Corp. is getting flayed by some Windows users for failing to provide a clear upgrade path from its aging but beloved XP operating system to its newest Windows 8.1 OS. Earlier this

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Bluebox launches BYOD security solution

Mobile security startup Bluebox Security today released its first secure corporate data solution for devices running on iOS and Android operating systems. The Bluebox software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile data solution use a data wrapping

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Why some organizations avoid Android on their networks

When I talk to IT managers about their mobile policies there are any number of things they want to bend my ear on. But many agree on one thing: Anxiety about letting Android

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Review: BlackBerry 10.2.1 another step in right direction

BlackBerry reaffirmed its commitment to the BBOS 10 environment by releasing version 10.2.1. The update refines a number of unique features introduced in 10.2. Most notably, the lock-screen message display, instant pop-up message

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 31st, 2014 Chris Lau

BlackBerry 10 OS adds message filtering by gesture

Gestures are the latest rage for controlling mobile devices, and the latest version of BlackBerry's operating system takes advantage of them. BlackBerry Ltd. today released OS version 10.2.1 that includes the ability to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nokia sales drop as takeover by Microsoft looms

With just about two months before the pending sale of Nokia Corp.’s device and services business to Microsoft Corp., the Finnish phone company has reported a US$841 million net loss for 2013. Nokia

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Will AV vendors still offer Windows XP updates?

Are you among the many computer users dreading April 8 - the day Microsoft Corp. says it will finally stop issuing updates to its Windows XP operating system? There may still be hope.

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Is Microsoft gearing for ‘Windows 9’ release?

Still leery about Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8 operating system? Some industry watchers, who believe the Redmond, Wash. software firm is eager to get past its criticism-plagued OS, said that in the next few

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano