When technology gets in the way of office productivity

The Internet is both the joy and the curse of CIOs: The joy because the enterprise can do so much with it, and the curse because employees do so much with it --

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

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

Updated July 30 at 3:17 p.m. ET: We had a great Twitter chat on the Internet of Things! Thanks again to everyone who joined. In case you missed the chat, keep reading on

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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