Mobility & Wireless News, Features, and Interviews

  • Windows: When no growth is an improvement

    Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.

    22 Oct. 16 06:51 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • iPads and Apple TV aimed at transforming patient care

    Apple TVs and iPads give patients more control at Jacobs Medical Center. Behind the scenes, UCSD Health Sciences relies on Jamf technology to manage and secure its interactive patient care system.

    22 Oct. 16 06:29 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Apple lays out plans for Swift 4.0

    The upcoming version of the language, due next year, emphasizes source and standard library stability

    21 Oct. 16 06:54 Written by Paul Krill
  • Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

    What happens when you marry fingerprint readers and RFID chips with guns? You get a smarter gun. And Sony rolls out a virtual reality setup that might just hit the sweet spot in terms of price and performance.

    19 Oct. 16 21:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Esri and Waze join up to push road condition data in cities

    Digital mapping company Esri has partnered with crowdsourcing traffic app maker Waze to help city governments and drivers communicate more efficiently about traffic conditions, including construction delays and accidents.

    19 Oct. 16 03:11 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Qualcomm's 5G preview: high frequencies, 5-gigabit speed

    5G networks will be five times as fast as the quickest LTE technology by using the highest cellular frequencies ever, according to Qualcomm, which provided a glimpse of a next-generation modem on Tuesday.

    18 Oct. 16 13:13 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Australian IoT industry told to put security first

    Professor Jill Slay, the director of the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at UNSW in Canberra, has delivered a scathing attack on the IoT industry for failing to design in security, on the vendor community for peddling false promises, and bemoaned what she sees as a general lack of leadership in cyber security.

    18 Oct. 16 09:31 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Vodafone roaming SIM helps WaterForce go global

    Irrigation company WaterForce has selected Vodafone to supply a global SIM and cloud-based data management services to enable it to offer overseas its SCADAfarm service that allows farmers to control, monitor and manage their irrigation and pump systems remotely.

    17 Oct. 16 13:45 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Big Black Friday prize: Virtual reality gaming systems?

    A fresh infusion of virtual reality gaming systems such as Sony PlayStation VR could make these hot Black Friday 2016 shopping items, but don't expect to get off too easy on prices.

    16 Oct. 16 09:43 Written by Bob Brown