Category: Tech

Networking, Tech

How to save on mobile plans: Look beyond the Big Four carriers

June 8, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Forget everything you thought you knew about buying mobile phone service. Remember the days of the subsidized phone wrapped inside the pricey two-year carrier contract? That’s a distant, unpleasant and expensive memory. Right now, the smart — and increasingly common […]

GPS, Tech

Security & Privacy: Location Tracking, ergo ‘They Know Where You Are’

June 7, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

So far in this series, we’ve talked about encrypting your Internet traffic using a VPN, how to avoid getting infected by malware, how to physically secure your phone, how to encrypt your communications, and more. To review our definitions, Privacy […]

Tech, Wireless

Why mobile apps management trumps a traditional BYOD strategy

May 31, 2017

Via: Computerworld

While mobile devices are critical to any modern business strategy, paying for company-owned smartphones or tablets — or mobile device management (MDM) software to keep them all secure — can be a wasteful pursuit. Most employees are happier owning their […]

GPS, Networking, Tech

Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things

May 24, 2017

Via: InformationWeek

As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives. Between my role at Seagate in Cupertino and the […]

Networking, Tech

Apple is testing 5G: Why this matters to the iOS enterprise

May 24, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Faster, more stable, capable of supporting more devices and equipped to handle life in the fast lane, 5G technology is the next wave of networking, and Apple is deeply involved in testing and developing the standard. What does Apple hope […]

Tech, Wireless

Connecting with work from the road? Here’s how to stay safe

May 23, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Every company has workaholics who can’t leave their duties behind when heading out on vacation. They’re kind of worker who, if the hotel doesn’t have Wi-Fi, will rush to the closest coffee shop or eatery to stay connected, check email and […]

Networking, Tech

Goodbye cable; hello gigabit broadband

May 19, 2017

Via: TechHive

I’m finally getting to practice what I’ve been preaching: I cut the cord on pay TV this month and signed up for ultra-fast, fiber-based broadband. Having much faster access to the internet isn’t a benefit I need to explain, of […]

Networking, Tech

SAP wants to help enterprises learn from their smart devices

May 17, 2017

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

SAP has added machine learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently. It unveiled the additions to Leonardo  — and a cloud of other news — at its customer conference, […]

Networking, Tech

Comcast, Charter tag-team on wireless to stay competitive

May 8, 2017


Two of the largest cable companies in the US will work together to compete with other giants on providing wireless services. Comcast and Charter hope their combined size will help them to negotiate better contracts that in turn would mean […]

Networking, Tech

T-Mobile sheds light on 600MHz spectrum transition

May 2, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

T-Mobile spent nearly $8 billion on 600MHz spectrum in all 50 states, and the magenta carrier has said that it plans to begin deploying those airwaves this year. While we wait for that to happen, T-Mo has shed a bit […]