John CoxSenior editor, Network World

I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft for Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM. Preferred contact mode: email.

Wi-Fi's Fast-Changing Future

Improved or new standards, new frequencies will make Wi-Fi networks ever-more pervasive.

Yet Another iPhone 4G Prototype Revealed?

Photos and a video of what appear to be a second "iPhone 4G" prototype have appeared on a Vietnamese Web site.


Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Moves Toward Final Release

Developers and hackers are digging into the latest refresh of the Windows Phone 7 platform from Microsoft. The radically redesigned OS is still on track for Fall.


Palm Fans Applaud News of HP Buyout

Palm blogs and forums were flooded with mainly positive reactions to Wednesday's news that HP will buy the struggling smartphone maker.


HP-Palm Deal: Six Burning Questions

What are the financial basics of this deal?

Apple iPhone vs. Android Multitasking: A Comparison

A clear, simple explanation of how the two platforms implement multitasking, what the differences are and what those differences mean.


Apple: U.S. Hogging IPads, Rest of the World Must Wait

To cope with much higher than expected U.S. demand, Apple says it will delay the iPad's international launch until late May.


Apple Shows iPhone OS 4.0 Can Get Down to Business

Surprise: the updated iPhone operating system offers capabilities targeted at enterprise and IT customers.

Are iPad Killers Lurking?

On the eve of Apple's tablet launch, the market is abuzz about the rivals just around the corner.


What do Smartphone Users Want?

A survey reveals that smartphone users want their devices to get even smarter.


Microsoft to Restrict Windows Phone 7 Apps

Native code won't be allowed for Windows Phone 7 programs -- only Silverlight or XNA games are permitted, Microsoft says.

Microsoft's 4 Big Plans for Windows Phone 7

Technical details of Windows Phone 7 will finally go on display at a conference next week.

Wi-Fi Could Lead Thieves Right to Your Laptop

Stuffing your company laptop into the car trunk or even a locker, without turning off its Wi-Fi radio, can be an open invitation to thieves.

Why Aren't Palm's New Smartphones Selling?

Palm is now predicting revenues from its re-launched smartphone business will fall far short of earlier projections, and hopes.


Top Cell Phones Also Rank High in Radiation Emissions

An environmental activist group has issued its latest list of popular cell phones that emit comparatively high levels of RF radiation.