Mobile computing: The sky's the limit, but the leash is short

FCW cartoonist John Klossner offers his take on the federal mobile IT policies.

Lessons for the enterprise from HP's tablet adventure

Hewlett-Packard's exit from the tablet computer market proves instructive for agency IT managers pondering their next mobile computing move.

Why HP's withdrawal from tablet market should tick you off

Hewlett-Packard's unfortunate decisions caused the death-on-arrival of a tablet that could have been a great enterprise tool, says John Breeden, director of the GCN Lab.

The perils of a mobile-first IT strategy

Many FCW readers are not keen on the idea of mobile devices replacing their old-fashioned desktop computers.

Smithsonian advances the art of the app

The Smithsonian has an unusual challenge in creating smart-phone apps.

Why the iPad changes the rules

Federal executives reveal their favorite, most effective ways to use Apple's popular tablet computer.

8 agency-ready tablets

Government Computer News writes the book on tablet PCs.

VA, DOD create mobile app for PTSD treatment, support

The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments have released a new mobile application designed to help veterans and service members suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Would shutdown cut the digital tether?

If the government shuts down, employees must surrender their government-issued hardware.

A bad sign for Android? Motorola building its own mobile OS.

Why would Moto turn against Google and Android? Motorola seems to have a variety of reasons. starts first mobile apps

The federal agency that oversees has started mobile applications so users can identify economic stimulus law spending.

A hands-on look at how the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 works

Mobile Platform spent some time with the Galaxy Tab at CTIA, taking videos of the offical demonstration and a user demonstration.

Galaxy Tabs introduce device-level encryption to Android devices

CTIA Device of the Day: Galaxy Tabs feature device-level encryption, a first for any Android device, and Samsung, unlike Apple, had the enterprise in mind when developing its tablets.

BlackBerry PlayBook in action: Some hands-on video time

Mobile Platform ran into BlackBerry reps at CTIA Wireless and forced them to give us some hands-on video time.

Mobile computing's future takes center stage at CTIA

CTIA Wireless 2011 kicks off with a panel hosted by Jim Cramer of 'Mad Money' and featuring Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse, Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead and AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega.

New mobile device policy planned for DOD

New DOD rules for secure mobile technology use is in the works, one official says.

App of the week: The Qik way to share video from iPhones

Skype is cooking up new solutions for video calls between iOS and Android devices by leveraging Qik, a live video streaming company it acquired in January.