Al SaccoManaging Editor, CIO

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Al Sacco is a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages writers and contributors, covers news, and shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also 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, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.

BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Life Weakened by OS Update

A number of BlackBerry PlayBook owners are reporting decreased battery life following Research In Motion's most recent tablet OS update, and in some cases the problems seem to vary in severity based on tablet storage capacity.

How to Use BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat Behind the Firewall

If you're having trouble with the BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat application while connected to a corporate network, here's what to do.

BlackBerry PlayBook Tips for All RIM Tablet Users

Just bought RIM's first tablet? Here's how to get around your PlayBook faster, do more in less time, connect to the networks you want, and much more.

RIM Improves Social Networking for Consumers and Businesses

It wasn't too long ago when mega-social-network Facebook was only an experimental service used by a group of Harvard students. And Twitter was just a word used...

First Look at BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email, PIM Apps

RIM showed off the upcoming native e-mail and personal information management (PIM) apps for its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900: A Video Look at NFC on RIM's Newest Smartphone

RIM's brand new BlackBerry Bold 9900 supports near field communications. Check out this video first-look at the technology.

BlackBerry Bold 9900 First Impressions

Research In Motion (RIM) officially announced its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930, at its annual BlackBerry World Conference

BES to Get IOS, Android Management Features

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has extended its reach in the mobile-device-management (MDM) space.

RIM to Unveil New "BlackBerry 7" OS, Smartphone Next Week?

The BlackBerry World conference starts next week. RIM is expected to unveil both a new mobile OS and a new smartphone.

BlackBerry PlayBook Security Tips

Research In Motion's (RIM) much-anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet hit stores this week in the United States and Canada.

Leaked BlackBerry Roundup: New Torch2, Storm3, Bold Touch

Here's the latest leaked information -- technical specifications and images -- on three of the most interesting upcoming Research In Motion BlackBerry smartphones.

The Android How To Guide: Tutorials, Tips, and Updates

From free software downloads and expert tips and tricks, to device reviews, news and insider commentary, we offer you our guide to help master your Google phone.