Windows 8 tablets, which are expected to start shipping by the end of October, will grab less than 2% of the global tablet shipments by year-end.
NFC-based mobile payments are still years from adoption, but shoppers can expect a plethora of contactless 'commerce services' first.
For Wi-Fi networks that are properly using 802.1X authentication, and that have transport layer security properly implemented, the impact of this exploit is essentially zero, experts say.
The petition asking for changes to Apple's Bonjour and Airplay technologies is now online and accepting digital signatures until Aug. 10.
A 32GB model of the 7-inch tablet with LTE cellular connectivity will be rolled out in most markets over the next few months.
A new networking protocol is specifically designed for mobile clients and the intermittent, low-bandwidth connections that typify today's wireless networks.
A mobile industry analyst says the iPhone has had such a rapid effect on the market that theories that usually take decades of research to validate are shown in near real time.
The change, not only for Cisco but its rivals, reflects the fact that mobile workers are no longer focused simply on replacing an Ethernet cable with a Wi-Fi signal and being able to carry their corporate laptop to the conference room.
The unsupported conviction or hope that Apple will refresh the iPhone with a 4-inch screen has burned brightly for more than a year.
Articles by John Cox