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.

Will iPad 2 Supplies Be Hurt by Japanese Quake?

The Apple iPad 2 may be another victim of the Japanese earthquake, warns a technology research firm.

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Xoom Tablet Pricing for Wi-Fi Model Sparks Online Debate

The $599 price for the Wi-Fi only Xoom tablet from Motorola Mobility has triggered an online debate about whether it's competitive with Apple's iPad 2

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New Cellular Router Adds Modbus for M2M Data Collection

A new cellular router adds support for the Modbus protocol, to simplify connections between central control systems and remote monitoring devices.

Group 'Party Line' Comes to BlackBerry, Windows Smartphones

Smartphone users can almost instantly create push-to-talk groups for instant voice communications, no matter what cellular carrier they use.

iPad 2 Smart Cover Dissected by iFixit

The iPad 2 Smart Cover has the trademark Apple smart design and coolness. But exactly how does the thing work? iFixit tore one apart to find out.

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iPad 2 Cost Only a Few Dollars More to Build Than Original

The overall cost of iPad 2, despite some pricier components, is almost identical to the first model introduced a year ago.

5 Things IOS 4.3 Brings the iPad and iPhone

Here's what iPhone and iPad users will get with the new iOS 4.3 firmware update due this week from Apple.

Android App Could Slash Smartphone Data Bills

A $9.95 Android app could save you a bundle on your monthly smartphone data plan.

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IPad 2 Both Excites and Frustrates Business Customers

The new iPad 2 is likely to be even more popular with enterprise users than the original. But Apple's focus is on consumers.

Xoom Gloom: Android Tablet Falls Short in Vendor's HTML5 Tests

The browser on Motorola's Xoom tablet is "not ready for prime-time," concludes one evaluation.

HP Touts Greater Capacity of New 11n Wi-Fi Access Points

HP's new 802.11n Wi-Fi access points include two models that support three data streams, capable of yielding a data rate of 450Mbps per radio.

iPad 2: Will the Hottest Thing Be Its Price?

If Apple makes a rumored $100 price cut, then its rivals in the tablet field will be left in a bind.

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Microsoft Tells the Foibles of its Windows Phone

Analysis: Microsoft reveals what went wrong and right on the recent Windows Phone 7 update.

Mac OS X Preview: Obviously Influenced by iOS, iPad

Apple has released a preview version of its next Mac OS X software, showing the influence of the iPad and iOS on the flagship computer UI.

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Apple MacBook Pro Models Now Boast Thunderbolt 10G I/0

The newest MacBook Pro notebooks from Apple feature a new, blazingly fast 10-Gbps I/O technology and powerful multi-core processors.