Microsoft touts Surface Pro for business

Microsoft's Surface Pro device has some attractions for CIOs. It runs Windows apps on an interface familiar to many users. But sales have been less than stellar in the face of iPad and

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Many mobile apps still ask for unexplained access to device data

Too many mobile apps are collecting private subscriber data without explaining why they need it, according to a study by international government privacy commissioners. Dubbed the Global Privacy Enforcement Network Privacy Sweep, examiners from

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Windows 9 rumors increase

For some time industry analysts have speculated that Microsoft wants to collapse the number of platforms Windows runs on. There's the standard version for xx6 processors, Windows RT for ARM processors and Windows Phone for smart

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Office for iPad gets a boost

If you are one of the thousands of business users with an iPad you may appreciate that Microsoft released Office for iPad (available through iTunes) earlier this year for those running iOS 7.

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

A tablet with everything you might need

As an IT executive I'm exposed to many different devices. While some are cool, and perhaps even useful for specific tasks and/or specific roles, they can't be used productively by the majority of users. Some

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Arik Kalininsky

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

Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and this year is no exception. Sundar Pichai, Android’s senior VP, launched the big

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Smith Micro expands QuickLink Mobile protection for Android, Windows

The move to tablets and smart phones by workers out of the office has become something of a marathon, as sales of the devices show. But not all have enterprise-grade security. Smith Micro

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rugged tablet now comes with encryption solution

A maker of rugged tablets has added encryption software to its largest device for users who need improved security. Motion Computing said its Windows-based R12 tablets now carry WinMagic's SecureDocM data encryption and security software.

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon