John CoxSenior editor, NetworkWorld

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.

Mobile Data Found Expendable When Budget Tight

A survey finds 48% percent of American households would drop their mobile data service to save money.

Frustrated IPhone Users Stymied by Overloaded Apple Servers

History is repeating itself: Apple's activation servers, primed for Wednesday's release of the iPhone 3.0 operating system to existing users strained to handle...


FlightView Sends Real-Time Travel Info to the Palm Pre

Software uses webOS multitasking to deliver current information about any North American flight.


Opera Edges Safari as No. 1 Mobile Browser. Maybe.

Opera regained a slight lead over Apple to become the most-used mobile browser in May, according to data from StatCounter. Or maybe not.


Photos Show Purported BlackBerry 'Onyx' Phone

Photos purporting to be a new BlackBerry 3G smartphone have surfaced.


Google Sued Over 'Android' Name

An Illinois software developer is claiming prior use of the "Android" trademark.

Mobile Devices a Headache for Enterprise Management

More smartphones and mobile workers expect enterprise network access, but the devices challenge unprepared IT groups.

Netbook Computers Whet Enterprise Appetite

For a number of enterprise users and their application requirements, portability and price make netbooks a compelling option.

802.11n Wi-Fi for iPod Touch, iPhone on the Way?

Will new iPhone firmware coming this summer bring better-performing models of the iPhone 3G and iPod Touch?

Two New iPhone Models in the Works, Analyst Says

Apple is developing two new iPhones, designed for different markets, an analyst predicts.

Firefox Browser Goes Mobile

Mozilla has posted the first beta release of Fennec, its mobile version of the Firefox Web browser.

Motorola Semi-Rugged Mobile Computer Targets Businesses

Motorola has released the latest of its enterprise-class mobile computers, adding a more powerful processor.

Mobile Browsers Bring New Security Headaches

The new generation of mobile Web browsers is going to introduce for enterprise IT departments a rash of security challenges.

LiMo's Linux-based Mobile OS Stack Makes Gains

A flock of new mobile devices unveiled this week at Mobile World Congress are part of the trend toward Linux-powered mobility.

Palm OS Hits the End of the Road

Palm CEO Ed Colligan this week confirmed that "there will be no more Palm OS products," as the company focuses on the upcoming webOS.