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

#ITWCIOT: An ITWC Twitter chat on the Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things set to become a trillion-dollar industry, interest is running high in the concept of a world where devices are all connected and where we can harness massive amounts

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Candice So

Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and a mobile encryption expert has launched an encrypted international calling plan that promises

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry breaks smart phone mold with Passport

The Canadian mobile device maker frequently derided for lagging behind its competitors says it is breaking the smart phone mold with a new handset that screams “it’s hip to be square.” In a

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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

LG’s large screen G3 here in August

LG Electronic's newest big screen Android handset will be available from four of the country's carriers starting Aug. 1 as well as from a number of national retailers. The company said this week

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How big will smart phones get?

A lot of digital ink has been spread reacting to the size of BlackBerry's upcoming Passport handset, with its 4.5-in. square screen. Judging by photos, that could make for an awkward-looking device. Certainly it

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Bluebox now lets mobile apps defend themselves

"Defend yourself," was a cry heard in the old days when adversaries confronted each other. A cloud mobile security provider says it has taken up the cause by giving mobile applications the ability to

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon