Perhaps only Apple is able to pull off such a broad-ranging end-to-end platform that attempts to offer something for everyone, but all that comes at a price: Complexity.
Worldwide sales of smartphones to end-users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3%, during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner Inc.
Paris-based computer-aided design (CAD) specialist FinalCAD, part of the Knowledge Corp Group, has launched its FinalCAD mobile app for the Android platform, saying this would help meet high demand in Asia.
Akamai has issued an alert on the Xsser mobile remote access trojan (mRAT), which targets iOS and Android devices and which may involve cellphone tower eavesdropping for location-specific attacks.
Apple and IBM have delivered the first wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions, new made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services that bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise.
Palo Alto Networks has announced the discovery of a new family of Apple OS X and iOS malware exhibiting characteristics unseen in any previously documented threats targeting Apple platforms.
Businesses globally are still struggling with building user-friendly, enterprise-grade mobile apps as their mindset is still stuck in a desktop-based world. Many also lack the skills to build good mobile apps, according to industry analyst Van L. Baker.
McAfee has announced a full-featured version of its award-winning McAfee Mobile Security is now available at no cost in 30 languages, as part of an Intel Corporation initiative to make security a more integrated part of the consumer experience.
Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner Inc. Total revenue in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18 billion in 2012.
Sophos said that its mobile device management and security platform Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) will immediately support iOS 7, Apple’s latest mobile operating system.