John Cox

Senior editor

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 for Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM. Preferred contact mode: email.

Are IT groups really ready for BYOD security challenges?

Top 5 take-aways from Tim Cook on Apple’s Q3 earnings call

Apple’s Tim Cook says iPhone thriving, iPad innovation on tap, Apple is an enterprise company

Apple “inadvertently admitted” to iOS backdoor: forensics expert

Apple has “inadvertently admitted” to creating a “backdoor” in iOS, according to a new post by a forensics scientist, iOS author and former hacker, who this week created a stir when he posted a presentation laying out his case.

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 18

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 18

Apple iPhone 6 scuttlebutt includes: Delay by bottleneck(s), or not, happy haptics, battery woes.

Apple, IBM join to make iOS the default mobile platform
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Apple, IBM join to make iOS the default mobile platform

Apple and IBM unveiled a major partnership designed to integrate Apple iOS devices and apps with a range of IBM cloud services, big data and analytic capabilities for mobile workers.

Say goodbye to desktop phones

Say goodbye to desktop phones

VoIP apps and a high-density 11ac Wi-Fi network let an Oklahoma insurer scrap its desktop phones.

13 things to do with the Sun besides getting a tan

13 things to do with the Sun besides getting a tan

How Technology is bringing out the best and the oh-so utterly worst in Solar Innovation

What to expect from 11ac’s next big deal: multiuser MIMO

What to expect from 11ac’s next big deal: multiuser MIMO

802.11ac is already delivering much higher Wi-Fi throughput. Later this year, with “Wave 2” of the standard, a feature called multiuser MIMO will boost network efficiency and help Wi-Fi nets handle the explosion of mobile clients.

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 4

The latest iPhone 6 rumors for the week ending July 4

New tools let IT admins cut the cord to manage mobile users

The new version of MobileIron's management software gives mobility to IT administrators, and segments and segregates admin privileges.

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending June 27

With the start of summer in June, we can now count the days until it ends in September with the expected unveiling of the iPhone 6. Pavlovian-like, the iOSphere seemed to salivate over a renewed spate of rumors, as if hearing them for

The one place where wearables actually make sense: on animals

Move over Google Glass and Fitbit: Dogs, cows, fish and even crabs are getting connected in their own wearable ways

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