Posts made in January, 2017

How to avoid buying a stolen iPhone

By on Jan 31, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Planning to buy a used iPhone or iPad? If you’re buying it from an individual, whether locally or from a source like Ebay, things just got a little trickier. Enlarge Image Where have you gone, Activation Lock checker? Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET For reasons still unknown, Apple appears to have removed the Activation Lock checker that was previously...

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It’s a mobile-first world when it comes to apps

By on Jan 31, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Like DevOps and agile practices, “mobile-first” development is changing the way developers approach building applications. Of course, the industry doesn’t need another buzzword, but this one accurately describes the way teams are thinking about user engagement and developing quality digital experiences. Plenty of digital organizations are shifting their efforts and...

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UK Military opts for iPhone 7 over Android for secured communications

By on Jan 30, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

In a decision that underscores the iPhone’s stringent security protections, the UK Ministry of Defence recently opted to go with Apple’s iPhone 7 as the “device of choice” for sensitive communications that warrant the utmost security against malicious actors. According to a new report from TechRepublic, the telecommunications company BT Group is already hard at work...

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Toshiba Wants Out of the Chip-Making Business, and Fast

By on Jan 30, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start — but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel [pictured above] has been a hot item...

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Apple iOS 10.2.1 Is Causing New Problems

By on Jan 29, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Just five days after release iOS 10.2.1 is proving highly divisive: it contains an essential security fix, but infuriatingly it also ignores the infamous 30% Bug. And now it appears the update is causing significant new problems for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners… Note: Multiple sources are listed for each bug and I have contacted about them. This article will...

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