Paul Mah

Biography for Paul Mah

Paul Mah is the associate editor for FierceCIO:TechWatch. Someone who has a passion for both enterprise tech and gadgets, Paul was in the IT industry for more than five years prior to joining FierceMarkets. Paul currently lives in Singapore where he teaches IT several times a week at a local polytechnic. He can be reached at paulmah@fiercemarkets.com or on his personal blog at www.thetechblogger.com. You can also follow him on Twitter @paulmah and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Paul Mah

Slimmer iPad tablet could be on the way

Expect a slimmer iPad tablet to come soon, according to leaks published by a Dutch-language website. The information was leaked from China, and presumably from a component supplier, says The Register.

Google looks to PC with Project Ara smartphone

It has emerged that Google is drawing inspiration from PC systems to build the next-generation of smartphones. The company outlined its ambitious plans at the Project Ara modular phone developers' conference held last week.

Hackers seen exploiting Heartbleed to steal session tokens

Barely two weeks after the revelation of a critical vulnerability in the widely-used OpenSSL library, and active exploits by hackers have already been observed being conducted against businesses.

Businesses get 3-month reprieve from Windows 8.1 Update

The Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses has been extended by three months. As reported previously, businesses running on Windows 8.1 had until May 13 this year to upgrade to the just...

Microsoft dramatically lowers price for Windows XP custom support

It has emerged that Microsoft has reduced the fees that large enterprises have to pay for custom support, just weeks before the official retirement of the venerable Windows XP operating system.

Spotlight: Compact desktop USB charger juices 5 devices simultaneously

The Anker 40W 5-Port Family-Sized Desktop Charger is a compact charger for USB-powered devices. The size of a deck of playing cards, it incorporates "PowerIQ" technology that the company says is able to identify each connected device to provide the fastest charge time.

Spotlight: Jawbone Era

The new Jawbone Era comes with a minimalist and lightweight design that is 42 percent smaller than the old Era, in part made possible by its micro-electro-mechanical systems that also offers better performance despite its smaller size. 

Plan ahead to prevent Wi-Fi meltdowns

A story of Wi-Fi congestion late last week caught my attention. As reported on Computerworld, the courtroom where the ongoing Apple versus Samsung battle is being played out has apparently suffered some technical setbacks--not in the court case, but in a physical system deployed within the room.

Eavesdropping bug found in Google Chrome

An Israel-based developer has discovered a design flaw in Google Chrome that could allow a rogue website to turn on the victim's microphone and listen in without any indication of it happening.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon say no to download booster feature on Galaxy S5

The highly touted "download booster" feature in the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, which bonds both Wi-Fi and LTE radios together to accelerate the download of large files, has apparently been disabled by some carriers.