Mobile

Mobile | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

apple wwdc2018 macos uikit

WWDC: iOS 13 brings iPad productivity, Watch independence and more

At the June 3 WWDC, expect Apple to reveal new operating systems and new iPhone-independent apps for Apple Watch, including an iPhone-independent App Store.

blockchain cryptocurrency block secure currency by just super getty

FCC eyes blockchain to track, monitor growing wireless spectrums

The FCC and other government agencies need a more dynamic, real-time method of tracking Wi-Fi spectrums as IoT devices proliferate around the world.

190208 assistant 3

How to use 'Hey, Siri' to control Google Assistant on iPhone

The iOS version of Google Assistant was updated to support Siri Shortcuts, which means you can now create a Siri Shortcut that lets you get help from the Assistant using Siri.

Computerworld landing page: 'Best of the Best Android Apps' [branded visual]

Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

Google Pixel Sales

The 3 big asterisks everyone's missing about Pixel sales

The internet's a-buzzin' with doom and gloom over Google's Pixel program — but all the catastrophic predictions fail to consider three critical points.

applewatch close up

Why I now hate my Apple Watch slightly less

The Apple Watch is still a wonderful device that has maddening flaws. But we have now found some unpublicized ways around some of those flaws. Watch life is now slightly better.

Group of team members huddled around cheering go team

The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

apple services

Apple results: The numbers that matter

These are the big takeaways from Apple’s latest fiscal earnings report.

Google Calendar Android

8 handy hidden features for Google Calendar on Android

Upgrade your agenda with these out-of-the-way options in the Google Calendar Android app.

iPhone 3GS China Unicom SIM

What we think we know about Apple’s 5G modem development plans

Apple seems on course to build its own 5G modems, but it has to do a deal with Qualcomm for now.

google drive docs suite logos

How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing Google Docs, Sheets and Slides files from G Drive is an easy and effective way to collaborate with others. Here’s how to do it.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

How to use Microsoft Surface with your iPhone

Not every iPhone user gets to own an iPad, some get by using a Microsoft Surface

Android Notifications

Unraveling the new Android Notification Assistant

An easily overlooked addition in the latest Android Q beta could open the door to some powerful new possibilities.

news plus macbook iphone ipad

The Mac is becoming an iPad accessory

The iPad's improved productivity features will have more people using those devices instead of Macs for work -- setting the stage for Macs to become iPad accessories.

Did she at least get to say, ‘I told you so’?

Some people just hate being proved wrong.

logitech slim folio pro hero

6 best note-taking apps for an Apple iPad

These are the best note-taking apps you’ll find for the Apple iPad.

Apple iPhone 8 & 8 Plus unboxing and wireless charging tests

Wireless charging from A to Z: What you need to know

The mobile industry has been moving toward wireless charging for about a decade, but it wasn't until Apple came aboard that the choice in chargers really expanded. Soon the technology will enable even more power on the go.

Apple AirPods Wireless Charging Case

16 multi-device wireless chargers to replace Apple’s defunct AirPower

Disappointed that Apple’s long-promised AirPower wireless charging pad never made it to market? Check out these alternatives for iPhones and Android devices.

microsoft edge browser resized2

Microsoft adds more reasons for enterprise users to run Edge on mobile devices

The iOS and Android versions of the company's Edge browser now support single sign-on and conditional access, a move that could spur more use for the mobile version of Edge.

apple watch series 4

Why I've learned to hate my Apple Watch

In a perfect world, the Apple Watch Series 4 could be great. With a few easy settings, a glance at the watch would deliver time, temperature, the dial-in details for your next appointment or many other things that would be helpful....

Load More