Top Mobile Skills IT Pros Must Master
Industry Plans Mobile Payment Push
This Phone Will Now Self-Destruct...
Fingerprint Security Isn't Foolproof
Intel Expanding Its Mobile Offerings
In a recent post, Gartner lists 10 mobile technologies and skills IT pros should master by 2016. Proper training will be especially critical since mobile tech is evolving so fast, along with added benefits and risks.
People use their smartphones to watch videos, play games and wake them up. Some even use them to generate digital boarding passes to fly. So why not use phones to buy stuff at retail stores?
With espionage and privacy issues in the news, ultra-secure mobile devices are beginning to surface. Boeing has unveiled its Black phone, which self-destructs if tampered with.
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal.
Two new System-on-a-Chip processors, including one for 64-bit Android and an LTE-Advanced chipset have been unveiled by Intel, as the company tries to expand its foothold in mobile and big data.