Al SaccoSenior Editor, CIO

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Al Sacco is an award-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages select 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.

BlackBerry Torch 9800: 10 Things You Didn't Know About It

The first BlackBerry smartphone with both a traditional, full-QWERTY BlackBerry keyboard and a touch-screen for navigation, the Torch 9800, runs RIM's new mobile OS.

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider Gets Official on AT&T

RIM's BlackBerry Torch is touchscreen slider style phone that sports a revamped mobile OS.


BlackBerry Tip: How to Transfer Files by Bluetooth in OS 5.0

You can transfer information and files between BlackBerry smartphones in countless ways, but one of the quickest and easiest methods is via Bluetooth.

Tether Your PC to the Internet via BlackBerry

A BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection can free your laptop from having to hunt out a hotspot.

BlackBerry Desktop Support for Outlook 2010 Coming in August

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry Desktop Manager software doesn't currently support Microsoft Outlook 2010, which means many corporate...

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 Now Available

BlackBerry-maker RIM's new BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) 5.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is for both Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino.

Motorola ES400: What You Need to Know

The ruggedized enterprise digital assistant is offered as the handheld for mobile workers.


BlackBerry App World 2.0 Unveiled: Details, Images

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) (RIM) today unveiled the latest version of its mobile application store, BlackBerry App World 2.0.


BlackBerry Bold 9700 Makes a Statement in White

T-Mobile is the first U.S. carrier to offer RIM’s new BlackBerry Bold 9700 in a color it's calling "flash" white.


Microsoft, Nokia Release Collaboration Smartphone App

Microsoft and Nokia are setting their sights on the mobile enterprise--and BlackBerry-maker RIM--with a new smartphone business-collaboration app, dubbed Microsoft Communicator Mobile for Nokia.


Physicist Predicted Smartphones 100 Years Ago

Physicist Nikola Tesla envisioned a device not unlike the modern-day BlackBerry way back in 1909, according to reports.


RIM Exec on Mobile Malware, Future of BlackBerry Security

Scott Totzke knows mobile security.