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John Cox

John Cox

Senior Editor

Network World, Inc.

John Cox
Senior editor
Network World, Inc.

Responsibilities: I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft’s Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM.

How to contact: email is preferred; for PR people, please avoid jargon, marketing terms, acronyms and generalities – the more specific, simple, and clear, the better.

jcox@nww.com
Office at home (Massachusetts): 978-834-0554
NW headquarters: 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701

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Recent articles by John Cox

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending April 11

April 11, 2014

Hopes, like spring daffodils, burst into bloom this week in the certainty that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will arrive in just five short months as Chinese worker bees prepared the massive assembly lines that will bring the smartphones into the world. And could the 5.5-inch iPhone be far behind?

Meru unveils speedier, higher capacity enterprise access points

April 04, 2014

Meru Networks has announced two new dual-stream, enterprise 802.11ac access points, including one designed to replace an Ethernet wall plate.

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending April 4

April 04, 2014

In the iOSphere, this whole week seems like one long April Fool's Joke.

JAMF's Casper Suite makes it easier to set up, deploy, manage iOS devices

April 03, 2014

A new release of JAMF Software's Casper Suite automates management tasks for iOS devices by leveraging key changes Apple has introduced for enterprise customers.

7 free iPad business apps to get you started

March 27, 2014

If you're new to the Apple iPad, there are a wealth of iOS apps designed for the tablet. Here are seven free business apps to experiment with, and to get you productive out of the gate:

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending March 21

March 21, 2014

There was a strong theme of self-congratulation in this week's iOSphere rumors about the iPhone 6: we already "know" so much about this phone, and of course about Apple's plans. Or at least about what Apple should be doing.

The iPhone 5c is a mistake, a failure, a disaster, a flop, a dud

March 18, 2014

Here's a hit list of iPhone 5c hysteria, from the iOSphere. We post the headline, the claim, and the reality.

UPDATE: The great 'iPhone 5c is a failure' freakout

March 18, 2014

The iPhone 5C is six months old in March. It's been declared a disaster, a dud, a fiasco and a flop. The reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Here's why.

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending March 14

March 17, 2014

With spring stirring, so is the iOSphere's optimism, not to mention Wall Street's. The thrilling prospect of a Big Screen iPhone 6 is prompting visions of an upgrade tidal wave.

iOS 7.1 goes live, with UI tweaks, bug fixes

March 10, 2014

Apple has released iOS 7.1, with an array of visual tweaks, some bug fixes, and an option that lets users turn off the so-called "parallax effect" that creates an illusion of changing perspective, and hence motion, in the radically redesigned user interface.