While mobile devices continue to carve a widening niche within the enterprise, various reports find that desktop computers are still needed for complex tasks, and the most efficient repertoire in the near-future will include phones, tablets, wearables and desktops.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Dec. 5, including Barnes & Noble and Microsoft to end their Nook partnership, Intel's investment of $1.6 billion in a Chinese mobile chip plant, construction and industrial equipment segments driving demand for off-road vehicle telematics, mobile operators spending $5.6 billion per quarter on LTE rollouts and WLAN 802.11ac device market growth in Q3.
The listless Google Glass device is showing signs of life thanks to reports linking the tech to Intel. The chip maker will team with Google to push Glass in more professional environments, including health care and manufacturing, according to a Wall Street Journal article.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 26, including Apple pushing iOS 8.0.2 ASAP, Intel stacking their chips with an investment over one billion, 3-D construction apps that are catching on, the red tape holding autonomous vehicles back and the future of cars with V2X communications.
Powered by the new Intel Core M processor, a new generation of fanless 2-in-1 convertible devices and tablets is set to arrive starting next month.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 10, including Dell's virtual smartphone for the enterprise, Apple's new watch and the fuel it adds to the smart wearables market, Intel's interest in IoT and wearables, gallium nitride devices fueling microwave RF power semiconductor market growth and the $1.2B value of WLAN gear.
It's been said a multicore processor doesn't act like multiple processors when it's processing a multitude of mundane tasks. That's not so any more, if the network adapter knows what to look for.
Just when it appeared there was growing momentum toward moving away from the current, perhaps under-nourished, OpenSSL session encryption standard, Intel offers the biggest incentive yet to stick with it.
As HP, Dell and Cisco already heralded with blasting trumpets, the first x86 servers with custom-built functionality for communications are on their way. Here's how they'll be unique.
Intel has partnered with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to tackle Parkinson's disease. Unlike other efforts, this one uses wearables to collect much of that data.