Modern Mobility:

March, 2016


March 29, 2016  7:52 PM

Citrix has abandoned Dynamic Containerization for public apps

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Apple, Citrix, Citrix Synergy, IBM, mobile application management, MobileIron, VMware, XenMobile

Remember last year's Citrix Synergy, where Citrix previewed new technology that could containerize any mobile app on the fly? It really got people talking. Typically, developers have to build different versions of their apps to work with different mobile application management (MAM) products....

March 24, 2016  7:42 PM

Virtual reality devices are the next generation of computing, IDC says

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
Google Glass, Virtual Reality, Wearable devices

BOSTON -- When evaluating wearables, IT can't leave out augmented and virtual reality devices, which are poised to have a...


March 24, 2016  2:26 PM

Apple wants the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro to replace PCs, but businesses don’t

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
Apple, Apple iOS, ipad, iPhone, Windows

Apple's really pushing the idea that the iPad Pro can replace a PC, but not everyone is on board -- especially in the business world. At this week's launch of the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple noted that 600 million PCs in use today are at least 5 years old. Phil Schiller, the company's head of...


March 21, 2016  9:00 PM

Are the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro too small for business users?

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Android, Apple, ipad, iPhone

As Apple announced several new devices at its March media event, the staff of TechTarget’s End-User Computing Media Group took to Slack and discussed the company’s new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Alyssa Wood, senior managing editor: The iPhone SE, a new 4-inch...


March 16, 2016  6:53 PM

Mobile admins pucker up and try to ‘KISS’

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart
Apple iOS, Unified Communications

On the TV show The Office, Michael Scott imparts a key piece of advice to resident office oddball Dwight Schrute: "K-I-S-S. Keep it simple, stupid." Dwight sees that mantra as great advice even though it hurts his...


March 16, 2016  1:19 PM

Do these smartglasses make me look dumb?

Margaret Jones Margaret Jones Profile: Margaret Jones
FItbit, Wearable devices

I have had a Fitbit One since 2013, and I wear it every day. Having it on helps me remember to keep moving throughout the day, and to take the stairs instead of the elevator. Lots of people in my office have activity trackers too, and it's nice to see my coworkers up and about throughout the day,...


March 9, 2016  7:55 AM

EMM sings its swan song

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

The heyday of enterprise mobility management is coming to an end. The value of EMM vendors has fallen off a cliff, and the technology is no longer the focal point of most end-user computing products. The EMM market peaked in January 2014, when VMware acquired then-market-leading AirWatch for...


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