Mobile/Wireless Index

Wearables Market Jumps 67% in Q1
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on May 16, 2016
Vendors shipped over 19 million wearable devices in the last quarter, according to IDC's latest tally.
Mobile App Revenues Buck Slowing Demand for Smartphones
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on May 09, 2016
While the smartphone market may not be expanding as fast as in years past, mobile app sales will continue to grow, predicts IDC.
Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons
By Matt Hartley | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on May 09, 2016
When comparing Android vs. iPhone, clearly Android has certain advantages even as the iPhone is superior in some key ways. But ultimately, which is better?
Apple and SAP Partner for HANA-Powered iOS Apps
By Matt Hartley | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on May 06, 2016
The companies are working on an SDK that will bring the power of SAP's in-memory, big-data-crunching platform to iPhones and iPads in the enterprise.
IoT Will Snag 28% of the Wireless Chip Market by 2021
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 28, 2016
Wireless chips will be a major factor in the growth of the Internet of Things, according to a new forecast from ABI Research.
Nokia Acquires Wearable Device Maker Withings
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 26, 2016
The Finnish telecommunications company expands into wearable health and activity trackers by snapping up Withings for $192 million.
Android Apps: Download The Best Android Apps
By Matt Hartley | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 19, 2016
The best Android apps for all your smartphone needs, from news to games to social media to messaging – let the app downloading begin.
Android Apps for Pure Fun
By Pam Baker | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 15, 2016
Fun Android apps to bring a smile to your face as you go through your busy day. Many of the apps on this list are free.
Top Open Source Android Apps
By Matt Hartley | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 15, 2016
These top open source android apps are all vetted by F-Droid, the volunteer project that culls through Android apps to find the best.
Best Free Android Apps
By Matt Hartley | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 15, 2016
The best free Android apps for moving files, watching movies, messaging, driving across town and more.
Consumers Are Struggling with the Early IoT
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 04, 2016
The Internet of Things is going through some growing pains and consumers are feeling the effects.
Virtual Reality Companies: Top 20 VR Companies to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on April 01, 2016
Virtual reality companies are certainly enjoying a hot market. Yet some VR companies are far better positioned than others.
Eyeing Enterprise IoT, Cisco Completes Jasper Acquisition
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on March 22, 2016
It's a done deal. Jasper's SaaS-based platform is now part of Cisco's growing Internet of Things connectivity portfolio.
Apple Will Own Nearly Half of the Smartwatch Market in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on March 18, 2016
Apple Watch shipments will outpace those of Android Wear smartwatches by more than 2:1 this year.
IoT-Enabled Connected Retail Market to Reach $53 Billion by 2022
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on March 16, 2016
Retailers will pounce on Internet of Things technology solutions to engage today's tech-forward consumers, according to a new forecast from Grand View Research.
Gartner: 43% of Enterprises Are Adopting or Already Using the IoT in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on March 03, 2016
Currently less than a third of all organizations are using Internet of Things technologies, but more will jump on board this year and next.
Samsung Just Gave Enterprise Mobility a 256GB Boost
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 29, 2016
Smartphone storage is about to get a major bump, courtesy of Samsung's new high-capacity flash chips for mobile devices.
Wearable Device Market Surged 171% in 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 25, 2016
Capped by a strong fourth quarter, vendors made some major progress in mainstreaming fitness bands and smartwatches.
Security and Analytics Among the Top Emerging IoT Trends
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 23, 2016
Gartner lists the top ten most impactful Internet of Things technologies for 2017 and 2018.
Samsung Unwraps Enterprise-Ready Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Smartphones
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 22, 2016
When the company's new Android flagships ship next month, they'll be joined by new enterprise security update and purchase assurance programs.