• iPad pilot programs' dirty little secrets

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 1:12 pm

    iPads in the enterprise is a great concept and many companies are eager to roll out pilot programs. However, the reality is that these programs can drag out for years, thousands of iPads sit in warehouses waiting for programs to be approved. So how can pilot programs take off?
  • How a big financial services firm faced BYOD iPads

    Posted January 24, 2013 - 12:53 pm

    With BYOD iPad security under control, financial services firm Blackstone looks toward tough challenges ahead, including the possibility of company-owned iPads and opening up its BYOD program to Android and Windows 8 devices.
  • Top 20 questions of 2012: What ITworld readers wanted to know

    Posted December 21, 2012 - 8:21 am

    Mobile device questions were top-of-mind in 2012 as readers looked to switch devices or to get more from their smartphones and tablets. But 2012 wasn't all iPhone and Android. Windows 8 also grabbed its share of attention, and Raspberry Pi, SOPA, and 802.11ac also got their due.
  • From Julia Child to mobile devices: How one group cooks up accessible media technology

    Posted October 17, 2012 - 1:31 pm

    The National Center for Accessible Media helps develop tools, standards and policies so people with disabilities can access new technology and content
  • Prognosis for medical apps is guarded

    Posted August 15, 2012 - 11:58 pm

    As the use of mobile medical and health apps explodes, health care providers are trying to figure out how to work with applications that can literally deal with life or death information.
  • New breed of CIOs become custodians of data flow

    Posted August 6, 2012 - 2:11 pm

    When Paul Caris, CIO at global law firm Eversheds, decided to equip the firm's lawyers with iPads, he met with a lot of resistance.
  • Lessons from a big iPad enterprise adopter

    Posted July 25, 2012 - 4:58 pm

    Four-hundred dollars to make a knowledge worker 10% more productive is money extremely well spent,' says Paul Lanzi, manager of the enterprise mobility team at bio-tech giant Genentech.
  • The best office apps for Android tablets

    Posted June 9, 2012 - 7:25 am

    With the right set of apps, your Android tablet can become an indispensable part of your mobile work arsenal. Here are the tools you need
  • This week in pictures: Apple's new iPad arrives

    Posted March 16, 2012 - 5:16 pm

    Also: Congress wants more privacy details from Apple, Big Brother (NSA) gets bigger ears, AI program 'Angelina' builds video games, the FBI asks Google for help breaking into a pimp's Android phone, and much, much more!
  • This week in pictures: Ballmer slams Android

    Posted October 21, 2011 - 3:47 pm

    Also, MC Hammer challenges Google at search, Android 4.0 arrives, iPad 3 rumors swirl, and the US avoids cyberwar with Libya.
  • iPad Goes to Hollywood

    Posted September 12, 2011 - 8:32 pm

    If you're lucky enough to be on a Hollywood set, chances are you'll see more than a few people carrying iPads--and most will be big-shot executives. It should come as no surprise that the iPad has caught on in the entertainment industry given the iPad's billing as a great media-consumption device.
  • How the iPad will change IT forever

    Posted August 2, 2011 - 2:38 pm

    Apple's tablet is pushing the 'consumerization of IT' trend in a way that IT can't stop -- and doesn't need to
  • Why you should stop worrying and let end users have iPads

    Posted July 15, 2011 - 1:13 pm

    When employees have technology they like, they’ll make themselves productive in ways you never dreamed. So let them have their iPads and Android tablets.
  • JailbreakMe 3.0: 11 really good reasons to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad

    Posted July 8, 2011 - 2:05 pm

    JailbreakMe 3.0 liberates your iOS device in 10 seconds. It's time to take a look at the jailbreak community's recent efforts and see if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.
  • Manage heterogenous systems with your iPad

    Posted May 9, 2011 - 5:03 pm

    For syadmins on the go, the lightweight iPad can be a surprisingly powerful tool.
  • 10 signs you can bring an iPad to work

    Posted March 30, 2011 - 8:27 pm

    Some companies will pat you down looking for personal technology devices as you walk in the front door; others don't care if you carry in an iPad or your lunch. Here's how to know.
  • The iPad data dilemma: Where cloud storage can help

    Posted February 22, 2011 - 10:51 am

    Tablets and cloud storage seem like a marriage made in heaven, but it takes third-party apps to bring them together.
  • iPads storm the enterprise

    Posted February 14, 2011 - 12:40 pm

    As global accounts director at Altus, Inc., Michelle Klatt's job is to visit Fortune 500 companies and demonstrate her firm's video management software. When the iPad came out a year ago, she was all over it.
  • The tabletification of the PC

    Posted February 8, 2011 - 2:31 pm

    Like it or not, the PC is going to become more like a tablet. I'm not just talking form factor or whether they have touchscreens; I'm talking about the very way you interact with your computer. And that's a good thing. But for some of us, depending on how things shake out, it could also be a bad thing.
  • 2011 tech priorities: Finding a place for iPads

    Posted January 3, 2011 - 11:47 am

    While businesses have warmed to the iPad much more quickly than they did with the iPhone, some say they're still figuring out what to make of the device.
  • Top 10 stories of 2010: Living in the post-PC world

    Posted December 7, 2010 - 10:32 am

    The top stories of 2010 show that the PC for many people around the world has already become just one of several devices used to tap the Internet and a world of applications for entertainment and business -- and that increasingly, the main Internet access device is not a PC.
  • Top IT turkeys of 2010

    Posted November 23, 2010 - 11:57 am

    Let's look back at the IT companies, products and people who exhibited turkey-like behavior in 2010.
  • Tablets, PCs, and E-Readers: Best of 2010

    Posted November 19, 2010 - 12:54 pm

    The Amazon Kindle 3 e-reader and other innovative hardware whipped up excitement in this category, but sexy gaming PCs such as the Maingear F131 and solid business laptops like the Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds also drew our attention.
  • Are Apple's iPhone and iPad relevant to enterprises?

    Posted November 16, 2010 - 5:05 pm

    The conventional wisdom is that enterprises aren't impressed by Apple's shiny iDevices, perceiving them as a consumer play. Is that a fair assessment? And if so, could it change in the foreseeable future?
  • iPhone enterprise apps program full of frustrating quirks

    Posted November 11, 2010 - 6:29 pm

    Apple's confusing iOS Developer Enterprise Program shows a lack of understanding of how the enterprise works.
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