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To overcome these complexities, Howard Treisman, chief technology officer at Avoka Technologies, has authored a free whitepaper that discusses 16 best practices to executing a successful mobile engagement... and data collection strategy.

Among these 16, here are the first 5 best practices from the report, with a sampling of the recommendations:

Buy vs Build: Keep in mind that data collection can...

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The company says the public beta, available for Android 4.2 or higher devices, will let tablet and other device users surf between 30 channels and record the shows remotely. Android users will... also have the option to save on their cable bill by accessing Aereo through a Roku box. 

Aereo service is currently available in New York City, Boston, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Miami, Hou...

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SAN FRANCISCO — At the JavaOne technical keynote, engineers with Oracle’s Java division unwrapped what they call the DukePad. The nearly 2-inch thick tablet device is powered by a computer... the size of a deck of cards that is typically used for school instruction and other research projects. The device supports a 10-inch screen and can run streaming video, game-quality graphics and typical...

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With or without corporate approval, workers have been sharing countless documents, spreadsheets, and other content using tablet computers over the past three years.

Twenty-one percent of global... information workers currently use file synchronization programs, according to Forrester research. That number is expected to increase exponentially as the research firm estimates the number of tablets i...

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On a recent Reddit post, numerous Nexus 7 owners admitted that installing the new Android 4.3 on their device made it a lot quicker than before.

Previously, original Nexus 7 owners would see... their device slowdown as the tablet got filled with NAND flash files. However, Android 4.3 now reportedly features TRIM — a tool which instructs the flash storage controller when to collect or...

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Box has taken the wraps off of a new revenue-sharing program called Box $rev aimed at developers who create business-focused software integrated with Box's cloud storage platform.

Once developers... get an app into Box's OneCloud club and enroll in the Box $rev program, they can net up to 15% of the "per seat price" in rewards. Although an API is already available, the company also now...

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Oddly, the tip comes from an Android action figure from Asus, that hints of a 6-inch device.

The front of the box shows a model number, “N6-TE”, as well as two arms that likely represent... two key features for this Asus device: the ability to make phone calls and take notes, possibly with a built-in stylus.

There's also a big number “6” on the Android figure's chest...

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Enter computer retailer Staples with a program aimed at first time buyers of its Android and Windows 8 tablets.


The Staples EasyTech program includes 30 days of 24 x 7 telephone support for... help with WiFi and Email setup and assistance accessing the app store as well as several software programs.

Though technically it’s not covered, tech support can also help buyers of Window...

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Tablet PC shipments are set to grow 67% from a year ago, to 256.5 million in 2013, and reach 579.4 million by 2017, according to a new report by NPD DisplaySearch.

A lot of that... growth will come at the expense of notebook PCs with those shipments expected to decline 10% over the next four years, from 203.3 million in 2013 to 183.3 million in 2017.

But NPD note...

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The ‘Business in a Box’ hardware bundle starts from $299, a price which gives small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) two Square Readers, Heckler Designs’ WindFall iPad stand and... APG’s Vasario 1616 cash drawer which can be operated by an iPad.

Those SMBs with enough cash in their pocket to plump for the $599 version will receive all the above as well as a Star Mi...