Computerworld Blogs - iPad en We DO trust users -- that's why we have failsafes <p> This company decides to give its board members iPads so they can review confidential reports and requests prior to each monthly meeting. They&#39;re even trained to encrypt emails. And how does that work out?</p> board of directors iPad sensitive information training Education/Training Encryption iOS Management Security Tablets Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sharky 24269 at Back to school already? <p> This school district issues lets teachers take their district-issued iPads home over the summer break. But three weeks before school starts, one panicky teacher calls IT to report that she can&#39;t locate her iPad.</p> Find My iPad iPad lost tablet user support iOS Mobile Apps Mobile/Wireless Tablets Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sharky 24238 at Apple's iOS leads the enterprise, Android doesn't <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Google&#39;s Android has managed to steal a few points of share in the enterprise sector, but is unlikely to maintain this once new iPhones and iPads ship and the&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple/IBM allia</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">nce</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;truly kicks in.</span></p> Android Apple enterprise IT Good Technology Google IOS iPad iPhone mobile mobile apps security smartphone tablet Android iOS Smartphones Tablets Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:08:52 +0000 Jonny Evans 24247 at iOS 8/OS X Yosemite: Safari catching up with Chrome <p> Apple has introduced a range of improvements within Safari on both OS X and iOS that mean the multi-platform browser is catching up with Chrome for performance.</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> browser Catchpoint Chrome iOS 8 iPad iPhone Mac Macintosh Navigation Timing API operating systems OS X Safari Yosemite iOS Mac OS X Smartphones Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:38:56 +0000 Jonny Evans 24240 at 10 credible iPhone 6 details we heard this week <p> The nearer we get to the launch of each new iPhone, the velocity and accuracy of rumors about it also increase. This doesn&#39;t mean all the claims are true, but here are some relatively credible details we heard in the last week or so.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" /></p> <p> <strong>Like an iPad mini</strong></p> Apple IOS iOS 8 iPad iPad Air iPad Mini iPhone 6 iPhone Air NFC Payment services Rumor smartphone TouchID Android iOS Smartphones Tablets Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:25:53 +0000 Jonny Evans 24232 at Chinese government bans Apple, really? <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The situation for US tech firms in China has certainly become more difficult as a result of US surveillance activities.</span></p> Apple China cyberwarfare Facebook Google government IT hacking iPad iPhone Mac OS X security spying Technology US Windows Cyberwarfare iOS Mac OS X Smartphones Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:40:05 +0000 Jonny Evans 24226 at Latest iOS 8 beta shows Appleā€™s sensor sensibility <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple continues work on iOS 8, but its latest developer release underlines the&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">importan</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">ce of new sensor technologies</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;as it pulls together a private and secure mobile foundation to support the digital health industry.</span></p> AAPL Apple digital health Healthkit iOS 8 iOS 8 beta iPad iPhone iPhone 6 Medical mHealth sensors smartphone Tim Cook Healthcare IT iOS Mobile Apps Smartphones Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:58:53 +0000 Jonny Evans 24219 at More evidence iPad sales are falling: Best Buy notes PC resurgence <p> <b><i>Tim in a panic?</i></b></p> <p> Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) says tablet sales are &quot;crashing.&quot; Makes for a great headline, but what&#39;s really going on? The company&#39;s CEO tells us that the tablet market is saturated, but people are again buying new PCs -- especially convertibles. The problem seems to be a lack of tablet innovation, preventing replacement sales.</p> <p> In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers crash and burn.</p> Best Buy Hubert Joly iPad Market Share windows 8 Laptops PCs Tablets Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:10:31 +0000 Richi Jennings 24200 at Apple's growing smart for contextual search, Siri and services <p> Data driven insights; user recommendations; big data services and all the other buzzwords of the pre-Singularity techno-dystopia some say we&#39;re hurtling blindly toward are in Apple&#39;s sights, as evidenced by recent deals.</p> anaytics Apple big data computer technology contextual search IOS iPad iPhone mobile OS X siri smartphone Big Data Emerging Technologies Internet Search iOS Mac OS X Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jonny Evans 24196 at Apple and the omnichannel: 9 industries already using iBeacon <p> Apple&#39;s quiet introduction of&nbsp;iBeacon&nbsp;is shaping up to be a foundational release that transforms the company&#39;s place in computing -- it puts&nbsp;Apple inside the infrastructure. Here are 9 industries already using iBeacon.</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Apple banking Education iBeacon IOS iOS 7 iOS 8 iPad iPhone iWallet live events marketing Mobile payments omnichannel retail retail technology sports Surveillance wearables Big Data iOS Retail Smartphones Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:22:36 +0000 Jonny Evans 24193 at Apple steals your wallet with future iPhone <p> Apple and Visa are ready to turn your iPhone into your wallet, after years of steady work to develop such services.</p> Apple Apple retail credit cards identity IOS iPad iPhone iPhone 5S iTunes mastercard Mobile payments Passbook Payments Secure Enclave security Touch ID visa wallet Financial IT iOS Mobile Payments Smartphones Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:10:56 +0000 Jonny Evans 24181 at Security expert rejects Apple, NSA, iOS backdoor claims <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A hacker this week claimed hidden iOS backdoors are used by government, law enforcement and other out of control groups to collect personal data without permission, but the allegations are incorrect, a leading security developer told AppleHolic.</span></p> Apple backdoor cybercrime developers diagnostics hacking IOS iPad iPhone mobile security NerveGas NSA security software SourceClear Cybercrime and Hacking iOS Mobile Security Smartphones Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:03:34 +0000 Jonny Evans 24175 at Earnings reports show Apple matters to the world, Microsoft doesn't <p> Yesterday&#39;s earnings reports from Microsoft and Apple showed a contrast in corporate strategies: Apple&#39;s aimed at consumers, Microsoft&#39;s targeted at businesses. Those reports and the press&#39;s reaction to them shows why right now Apple matters to the world, and Microsoft doesn&#39;t.</p> Apple Azure Dynamics CRM Online earnings report iPad iPhone Microsoft profit revenue SQL Server and System Center Mac OS X Windows Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:12 +0000 Preston Gralla 24172 at Apple results: Don't expect new products until Fall <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to talk about &quot;new product lines&quot; the company &quot;can&#39;t wait&quot; to share, but these promises couldn&#39;t disguise relative flatness in the company&#39;s Q3 results.</span></p> Apple BRIC China financial results iPad iPhone iPhone 6 Mac Macintosh new products Tim Cook iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Smartphones Tablets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:28:10 +0000 Jonny Evans 24168 at 15 more iOS 8 features we learned this week <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">New insights into what&#39;s inside Apple&#39;s looming iOS 8 release continue to emerge, alongside a bunch of new enhancements introduced within iOS 8 Beta 4, which reached developers last night.</span></p> Apple developers features iOS 8 iOS 8 Beta 4 iPad iPhone mobile operating systems September 30 smartphone WWDC iOS Mobile Apps Smartphones Tablets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:52:20 +0000 Jonny Evans 24164 at