Apple decided its not going to sit quietly as Google makes some big announcements at I/O 2013. Just as Google announced it has now crossed 48 billion app installs across Android devices, Apple revealed that its App Store has now hit over 50 billion app downloads.
BYOD arena has witnessed the emergence of solutions that combine Mobile Device Management features with Network Access Control services either developed in house by solution vendors or made available to the users via partnerships between solution providers. The resultant offering covers broader perspective to BYOD security management.
A lot of solutions that help enterprises implement their BYOD strategies are available in the market for big shots as well as SMB’s. Here comes an innovative solution that not only helps enterprises deploy their BYOD policies in the best possible way but also gives enterprises the freedom to craft a unique BYOD user experience for their employees that embodies the enterprise identity.
Nokia has just announced a new addition to its Lumia family of smartphone - the Lumia 925. The new smartphone is built on Lumia 920's principles and carries most of its feature set but in a sleek metal body. Lumia 925 is Nokia's first smartphone in its Lumia range to come in a metal casing. It is also much lighter and seems durable than the regular Lumia 920 which features a polycarbonate body.
Sony has just announced its new waterproof smartphone - Xperia ZR. The new variant of its flagship Android device is capable of capturing HD videos and photos while the phone is underwater. Apart from being capable of withstanding water, the smartphone is also dust resistant just like the Xperia Z.
If you think LTE is great wait till 2020. Samsung has reportedly tested out its 5G platform which may offer download speeds of up to 1Gbps for mobile users. Now that's simply amazing! It's certainly not the fastest 5G test that has been reported but it shows just how much potential the future holds for mobile communications.
Nokia can't get its smartphones to sell as much as Apple or Samsung so the company is focussing on a key area where it specializes - the low-cost segment. The company held a global event here in New Delhi where it announced a brand new highly affordable 3-inch full-touchscreen mobile phone - Asha 501. The smartphone is expected to retail at a price point of $99 and will be available in over 90 countries by June.
Wireless carrier T-Mobile US has posted a drop in revenue in its first quarter results of 2013 but one of the high points was the fact that the carrier had sold 500,000 Apple iPhone 5 in that country from the time it had got into that line of business, clearly outlining the demand for the phone and service.
Wonder what the world’s policing agencies will have to say to this? Seecrypt Group Inc., a privately owned software development company with its address in the Cayman Islands has launched a new “software-only” communications app which allows registered users, for as low as US $3 a month, to make and receive unlimited, secure voice calls and text messages in real-time.