Articles By John Cox

Cisco targets SMBs with new Wi-Fi line, mobile VPN client

Cisco Tuesday unveiled new additions to its mobility product lines, including an entry-level 802.11n Wi-Fi access point, a mobile VPN client, and the first step toward extending virtual desktop environments to mobile devices

Published on: October 6th, 2010 John Cox

Awesome augmented reality apps uncover a whole new world

Much has been made of Flash's ability to create augmented reality (AR) applications that breathe life into printed magazines (kicked off by Fabrica's work on Benetton's Colors magazine, detailed here). There has also

Published on: December 21st, 2009 John Cox

iPhone wins business clout with better security, management abilities

Apple's iPhone is slowly but surely winning over some enterprise security skeptics. As a result, it's now showing up alongside, or instead of, Research in Motion BlackBerrys and Microsoft Windows Mobile handsets, despite

Published on: December 8th, 2009 John Cox

RIM looks to enhance Web browsing on BlackBerry

RIM is expanding its effort to redefine the Web browsing experience for BlackBerry users. In a recent job posting on LinkedIn, RIM asked for an expert C++ programmer who is firmly grounded in

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 John Cox

10 mobility companies making business happen on smartphones

We took a look at wireless and mobile companies whose product innovation and ambition reflect the mobile industry ferment, which is being expressed in all kinds of products from IT management services to

Published on: October 7th, 2009 John Cox

Building a first-rate mobile office in 5 steps

Export Development Canada, the country's export credit agency, had about 150 "orphans" on its payroll. These included account managers, financial advisors and accountants who traveled extensively in Canada and around the world, often

Published on: November 26th, 2008 John Cox

Four fool-proof ways to securely manage smart phones

If you've ever let a stranger borrow your corporate smartphone, you may have just given him a gift of your company's data. " The reason: he might have palmed a small USB device

Published on: October 1st, 2008 John Cox

Netgear hooks up SMBs to 802.11 signal

Netgear recently rolled out a network and storage gear aimed at a range of small and midsize businesses, including a new 802.11n wireless LAN product line. p>The wireless, switch and storage products continue

Published on: May 5th, 2008 John Cox

Landmark Microsoft OS update makes handhelds as manageable and secure as PCs

One new bit of code in Windows Mobile 6.1 makes this otherwise-minor release of Microsoft's handheld operating system a watershed for enterprise users. The new code contains hooks into Microsoft's System Center Mobile

Published on: April 7th, 2008 John Cox

RIM slashes price of BlackBerry server for SMB market

Research in Motion turned an army of executives at big enterprises into mobile e-mail addicts with its BlackBerry handhelds. Now it wants to do the same thing for users in much smaller companies.

Published on: November 8th, 2007 John Cox