Mobile operating systems and devices

  • Form factors: Mobile computers

    Craig Mathias looks at mobile form factors, the general size and layout of mobile devices, available to assist your mobile workforce. He explores Micro-PCs, UMPCs, tablets, subnotebooks, ultraportables and mega-notebooks.  Continue Reading

  • Mobile devices: Making the most of mobile services

    Corporate IT departments use mobile device management platforms to enforce mobility policies and acceptable-use best practices. Device management software can install applications, configure settings and assist mobile workers in connecting to ...  Continue Reading

  • Defining mobility solutions

    Mobile solutions fall into one of three distinct philosophical categories and the solution you apply to your enterprise depends to some extent on the particular mobility needs of those involved. Craig Mathias explores three desktop replacement ...  Continue Reading

  • Mobile email on 20 keys

    Mobile email is no longer reserved for corporate executives and IT departments need to plan for the next wave of mobilization.  Continue Reading

  • Alternative input technologies

    Find your mobile device keypad too restricting? Did you know that it could actually cause thumb-joint damage? (BlackBerry Thumb sound familiar?) In this column, Craig Mathias explores several options designed to help us input information on our ...  Continue Reading

  • Wireless options for PDAs and smartphones

    Wireless PDA and smartphone sales are booming. Most of today's new handhelds have built-in wireless interfaces that can be used to reach other users, corporate servers, and the public Internet. Mobile connectivity has never been easier, but which ...  Continue Reading