Stories by Al Sacco

Hulu exec talk mobile video and offline viewing

Hulu's experience chief this week compared mobile video users and traditional TV viewers. He also addressed one of the company's biggest shortcomings: the inability to download Hulu content for offline use.

Written by Al Sacco01 Dec. 16 01:01

CIOs discuss whether Note7 recall hurts Samsung’s enterprise appeal

Samsung's brand took a beating over the past months as reports of exploding Galaxy Note7 smartphones made headlines and the company desperately did damage duty. In the enterprise, however, CIOs and IT leaders say Samsung has earned a second chance.

Written by Al Sacco19 Oct. 16 23:00

Timeline of Samsung's disastrous Galaxy Note7 debacle

This infographic details the key turning points following Samsung's release of its fatally flawed Galaxy Note7 smartphone, including releases, recalls, damning photos, products exchanges, U.S. government intervention and the ultimate demise of the device.

Written by Al Sacco12 Oct. 16 08:18

Galaxy Note7 business review: A fabulous phone with a few flaws

If Samsung's Galaxy Note7 isn't already on your radar, you're simply not paying attention. This enterprise-oriented Note7 review details the high-end Android phone's many enterprise strengths and spotlights a few shortcomings.

Written by Al Sacco01 Sept. 16 03:43

Google details security features in Android 7.0 'Nougat'

Google shared information on the best new security features in its next major mobile OS update, Android 7.0 'Nougat,' including a faster direct boot, streamlined software updates and enhanced integration with corporate directories.

Written by Al Sacco17 Aug. 16 06:26

7 surprises in Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone

The new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is available via presale this week. Here's a detailed breakdown of the most notable new features in Samsung's latest phablet phone.

Written by Al Sacco03 Aug. 16 01:02

6 things you'll love about the Moto Z Droids — and 6 you won't

The new Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Droid Force are now available on Verizon networks. They’re some of the strongest Android phones on the market. Should you buy one? These 12 pros and cons could make or break your decision.

Written by Al Sacco29 July 16 21:31

Google Glass takes flight at Boeing

Aerospace giant Boeing recently completed a successful Google Glass pilot, reducing production time of aircraft 'wire harnesses' and chopping related error rates in half. The company also says it is 'very close' to launching a live smartglass system.

Written by Al Sacco14 July 16 03:58

Is the 'rugged' Galaxy S7 Active worth an extra $100?

The latest 'ruggedized' smartphone from Samsung is now available, and it packs a ton of high-end features in a hardened form factor that's built to last. But should you go rugged or choose the more stylish and affordable Galaxy S7?

Written by Al Sacco01 July 16 21:30

What Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro Tango phone means for AR

Lenovo this week released the world's first smartphone that supports Google's Tango augmented reality platform. The Phab 2 Pro is a consumer-oriented device that ironically could help progress AR in the enterprise.

Written by Al Sacco11 June 16 03:01

4 key takeaways from Samsung's Developer Conference

Virtual reality, the Internet of Things and smartphones took center stage at Samsung's annual developer conference this week, but what the company didn't say was equally notable.

Written by Al Sacco30 April 16 00:30

Samsung explains why it’s all in on VR

Virtual reality was the star of the show when Samsung executives took the stage this week at its annual developer conference.

Written by Al Sacco29 April 16 04:03

Is the Galaxy S7 or GS7 edge right for you?

Samsung's latest flagship Android smartphones are now available, and though the Galaxy S7 and GS7 edge are similar in many ways, they have unique strengths and weakness you should consider before choosing one of the devices.

Written by Al Sacco18 March 16 23:53

Video series reminds you why memory cards are not dead yet

The SD Association is fighting back against some electronics makers' slow move away from microSD memory cards with a set of five silly videos designed to convince you that external memory can be crucial.

Written by Al Sacco14 Dec. 15 21:31