Al SaccoSenior Editor, CIO Follow me on Google+

Al Sacco is an awarding-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages select CIO.com contributors and frequently covers breaking news, shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings, writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, film buff and Red Sox fan.

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BlackBerry Passport hands-on: 5 things you'll love and 4 things you'll hate

The BlackBerry Passport has some truly appealing features for productivity power users--but some awfully unappealing ones, too.

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How The Container Store uses wearable tech to think outside the box

The retailer is testing out some unique new wearable tech that's aimed at improving communication within its stores.

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Why BBM for Android, iOS Success will be short-lived

Can 20 million new BlackBerry Messenger users really be wrong? Yes, if a cross-platform BBM can't offering uniquely compelling features.

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How the wearables will eventually hit our closets

The wearable technology getting attention now is products like Google Glass, fitness trackers, and smartwatches, but more gadgets will arrive soon with practical applications and perhaps lower price tags.

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