ITworld Mobile &amp; Wireless http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/43/all en No old iPhone is left behind in this Shenzhen market http://www.itworld.com/436540/no-old-iphone-left-behind-shenzhen-market Some iPhones never die: they go to a four-story electronics mall in Shenzen, where stacks of them are sold every day.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436540/no-old-iphone-left-behind-shenzhen-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436540/no-old-iphone-left-behind-shenzhen-market#comments Mobile & Wireless News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:56:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 436540 at http://www.itworld.com How to use "OK Google" to trigger voice commands on Android? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/mobile-wireless/question/how-use-ok-google-trigger-voice-commands-android <p>I’ve been talking to my phone like an idiot, saying OK Google to it repeatedly in an attempt to get it to respond. Nope. Nada. It’s looked like a useful feature in videos I say of it being used, and I’d like to try it too. I have an LG running 4.4 KitKat so it should work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/mobile-wireless/question/how-use-ok-google-trigger-voice-commands-android" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless android Android 4.4 OK Google voice commands Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:45:42 +0000 LolaBelle 436531 at http://www.itworld.com Amazon deal doesn't stop Twitch.tv from adding Chromecast support http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support Also, Disney, iHeartRadio and DramaFever get Chromecast support.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:04:00 +0000 pasmith 436506 at http://www.itworld.com Lyft car-pooling opens in LA despite regulatory challenge http://www.itworld.com/legal/436503/lyft-car-pooling-opens-la-despite-regulatory-challenge Lyft is bringing its car-pooling service to Los Angeles, even while California regulators say it&#039;s illegal.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/436503/lyft-car-pooling-opens-la-despite-regulatory-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/436503/lyft-car-pooling-opens-la-despite-regulatory-challenge#comments Internet Legal Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:22:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 436503 at http://www.itworld.com Apple likely to release iOS 8 at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT Wednesday http://www.itworld.com/436501/apple-likely-release-ios-8-1-pm-et-10-am-pt-wednesday Apple will probably release iOS 7 at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) tomorrow, the traditional time of its mobile operating system upgrade launches.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436501/apple-likely-release-ios-8-1-pm-et-10-am-pt-wednesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436501/apple-likely-release-ios-8-1-pm-et-10-am-pt-wednesday#comments Mobile & Wireless Software Unified Communications News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:40:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 436501 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung flexes enterprise muscles with Tab Active and Knox http://www.itworld.com/436490/samsung-flexes-enterprise-muscles-tab-active-and-knox Even Gear VR virtual reality headset is promoted for workplace uses.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436490/samsung-flexes-enterprise-muscles-tab-active-and-knox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436490/samsung-flexes-enterprise-muscles-tab-active-and-knox#comments Mobile & Wireless News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:18:31 +0000 IDGNS staff 436490 at http://www.itworld.com Android users have the last laugh about large screen phones http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436483/android-users-have-last-laugh-about-large-screen-phones Android users have known for years that larger screen phones are better, and now massive iPhone 6 sales have given them the last laugh. Plus: Android&#039;s session hijacking security vulnerability, and Android Police reviews the Moto 360 smartwatch. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436483/android-users-have-last-laugh-about-large-screen-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436483/android-users-have-last-laugh-about-large-screen-phones#comments Mobile & Wireless News Android Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:09:22 +0000 jimlynch 436483 at http://www.itworld.com The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004 http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164106/crazy-cellphone-ideas-2004-436470 <!--paging_filter--><p>Take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164106/crazy-cellphone-ideas-2004-436470" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 kgerich 436470 at http://www.itworld.com Researchers' new app outs iPhone and Android phone energy hogs http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs A free iOS and Android smartphone and tablet app that singles out what takes the biggest toll on your device batteries and also illustrates fragmentation of Apple and Android mobile OSes.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:47:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 436462 at http://www.itworld.com Will Google bring the Android One to the US? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/mobile-wireless/question/will-google-bring-android-one-us <p>Google just released the Android One, a mid-range Android handset with decent specs (4.5” display, 1.3Ghz quad-core cpu, 4.4 KitKat). Nothing too special about that, but it retails for the equivalent of $103.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/mobile-wireless/question/will-google-bring-android-one-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Android One cheap Android inexpensive Android Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:49:42 +0000 ttopp 436351 at http://www.itworld.com Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks The Wi-Fi Direct standard for linking two devices without a LAN is about to get easier to use.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:54:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 436349 at http://www.itworld.com When will Google release a replacement for Nexus 7? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/mobile-wireless/question/when-will-google-release-replacement-nexus-7 <p>I bought my Nexus 7 (2013 version) over a year ago. It’s still a pretty good tablet, but I wouldn’t mind something a little newer. Have there been any announcements as to the next Nexus tablet? In the past, Nexus devices tend to be released annually, so I’m a little surprised that a new one isn’t out yet.</p> Mobile & Wireless google Nexus 7 Nexus tablets Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:10:51 +0000 mandril 436346 at http://www.itworld.com Uber doubles down on shared rides, enacts permanent pricing cut for UberX http://www.itworld.com/internet/436335/uber-doubles-down-shared-rides-enacts-permanent-pricing-cut-uberx Uber appears determined not to stand down in the face of a regulatory challenge to its new shared ride service.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/436335/uber-doubles-down-shared-rides-enacts-permanent-pricing-cut-uberx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/436335/uber-doubles-down-shared-rides-enacts-permanent-pricing-cut-uberx#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:36:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 436335 at http://www.itworld.com Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets Brocade this week today announced that it has acquired the network visibility and analytics technology assets from privately held Vistapointe in an all-cash transaction.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:30:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 436326 at http://www.itworld.com The many faces of the Microsoft Minecraft acquisition http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition Microsoft couldn&#039;t be happier with its new role as steward of Minecraft, but having the founder jumping ship could cast a shadow on the deal<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 436324 at http://www.itworld.com