Al Sacco

Managing Editor

Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.

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Is the Galaxy S7 or GS7 edge right for you?

Is the Galaxy S7 or GS7 edge right for you?

Samsung's latest flagship Android smartphones are now available, and though the Galaxy S7 and GS7 edge are similar in many ways, they have unique strengths and weakness you should consider before choosing one of the devices.

BlackBerry PRIV review: A new standard for Android in enterprise?

BlackBerry PRIV review: A new standard for Android in enterprise?

CIO.com spent a month testing BlackBerry's first Android smartphone with a focus on the businesspeople and IT managers who will use and support it. The PRIV is the most capable BlackBerry ever, but does it deliver on what may be its...

7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

4 old-school-BlackBerry features in the new PRIV

BlackBerry's new PRIV smartphone may run the Android OS, but it's still a true BlackBerry, thanks to these four recognizable features.

4 ways Apple missed the mark with iPhone 6s

4 ways Apple missed the mark with iPhone 6s

Apple is the toast of the tech world this week, thanks in no small part to the introduction of its latest iPhone duo. However, the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus lack a number of enhancements that in some ways leave them lagging behind the...

How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments

How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments

Three finance executives discuss the essential role wearable technology will play in the evolution of mobile payments.

Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

This enterprise-oriented Samsung Galaxy edge review looks at the strengths and shortcomings of the hottest new Android phone from a business perspective. Hint: It has a glaring Achilles heel.

6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the GS6 outperforms the iPhone 6.

4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but each has its own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are four ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the GS6.

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry announced SecuTABLET, a pricey new tablet PC built with Samsung hardware and the Android OS that’s designed for public sector and government use.

Fraudsters use Apple Pay to exploit stolen payment card data

Fraudsters use Apple Pay to exploit stolen payment card data

The on-device security safeguards built into Apple Pay appear to be unbroken, but fraudsters reportedly came up with another way to exploit the mobile payments system, and experts say the problem is 'rampant.'

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