Smartphones

Resources for Building Web Apps in a BYOD World

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Web apps are probably the closest programmers are going to get to the “write once, deploy anywhere” ideal. These apps are best suited for users that need to collaborate, share, publish and/or distribute data. Often, the “heavy lifting” for a Web app is done on the server side. They’re available anywhere there’s a Web browser and an Internet connection. This makes them ideal for a BYOD environment. No matter which device a user is carrying, it will have some form… continue…

HP Testing Android Smartphones: Report

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HP is reportedly working on Android smartphones for 2014. Its previous mobile-device effort, centered on webOS, ended in disaster. continue…

BlackBerry CEO: We Can Save This Company

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The embattled smartphone company is pinning its hopes on enterprise services in North America, and cheap devices in developing markets. continue…

Online Holiday Shopping Spiked, Delaying Some Packages

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This latest holiday period was the best and worst of times for e-commerce. continue…

Can Mobile Move Beyond Hardware and Software?

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We’ve seen smartphone and tablet specs ramp up sharply lately, with quad-core processors, gigabytes of memory, continuously evolving — even open — operating systems and ever larger physical dimensions. So the question is: What’s next? If you’ve purchased a smartphone lately, the changes are ho-hum. Developers have picked up where enhanced performance left off by introducing a steady stream of new applications and services. We seem to have an app for everything now. Yawn. Fortunately, manufacturers are breaking out of… continue…

BlackBerry Suffers Another Disastrous Quarter

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As part of its turnaround effort, BlackBerry has signed a “strategic partnership” with Foxconn to manufacture new devices. continue…

Canonical Finds Partner For Ubuntu Touch Smartphones

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The first smartphones running the Linux-based OS will reportedly appear in 2014. continue…

BlackBerry Ejects Its C-Suite

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The departure of the struggling company’s COO, CMO and CFO hints at radical things underway. continue…

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: The Battle is Joined

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It’s on like Donkey Kong. continue…

Google Glass Branching Into Music

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Google is hoping to increase the headset’s appeal by making it a music player. continue…