Mobile devices


Free guidance on future IT challenges

Analyst Forrester is running an event in conjunction with Matrix42 focused on the evolution of the IT in the office, with specific emphasis on remote and mobile working. The free event is being held in London on the 19th November, with further details and registration available here, and aims to provide industry professionals with guidance on meeting future […]

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In the future there will be robots?

IT professionals concerned with being replaced by intelligent robots have been told such scenarios will remain ‘futurist fantasy’ for the near future by Gartner, however the analyst is predicting the use of smart machines will increase dramatically over the next 15 years. Smart machines comprise of stand alone devices and software embedded into traditional technology, […]

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‘Paper work’ continues to marginalise electronic office

The proliferation of mobile devices is having little affect on the volume of printed documents used in the office, with information professional association AIIM finding that only 24 per cent of organisations have specific policies to eliminate paper from their business. The primary reason for the continued use of hard paper documents revolves around perceived legal […]

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Vodafone will spend £2.5 million per day to win 4G war

Telecoms provider Vodafone  will invest the equivalent of £2.5 million every day on network and infrastructure improvements in preparation for the upcoming launch of its 4G service. Traditionally lauded as the most reliable and extensive network, Vodafone has slipped back in recent years, with a survey by Which? this year calling it the worse mobile provider, […]

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‘Unofficial’ company data on personal devices reaches 91 per cent

The vast majority of UK office workers are using mobile devices to access and transfer business documents, with a study conducted by collaboration management provider Huddle finding that 91 cent of staff share company information via personally owned flash drives, tablets, and smartphones. Huddle is concerned that this ‘unofficial’ practice is leaving company data vulnerable […]

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Mobile devices becoming essential to enterprise

In response to the increasing importance placed on mobile devices in the workplace, cloud IT provider ServiceNow  has announced that users can now access services via Apple iPad. The new mobile functions will not require additional configuration or customisation, offers control of ServiceNow applications, and allows access to reports and analytics in real-time from remote […]

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Glastonbury Festival goes 4G in UK first

Those attending the 2013 Glastonbury festival will be able to take advantage of improved mobile data speeds as EE reveals plans to install the first ever temporary dedicated 4G network on the Somerset site. A far cry from the first event where free milk was offered to ticket holders, festival goers will now be able to upload […]

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4G for all by 2017

Superfast mobile broadband will be available to practically all UK businesses by 2017, with regulator Ofcom announcing the winners of the auction for the radio frequencies used for smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Mobile providers including Vodafone, O2, and Three will be joining Everything Everywhere in delivering 4G services, in a move that Ofcom hopes will […]

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