Tag Archives: smartphones

Tech Alert: Smartphones, Smart Watches and Beyond

Tech Alert: Smartphones, Smart Watches and Beyond

‘Tis the season for new technology. Starting with smart phones, we have the two new iPhones, the Nokia Lumia, and the Google Moto X. In only the start of the season, there are more announcements, including new smart watches and tablets, in the works. On this edition of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell will review some of the newly released technology, talk ... Read More »

Dine Law’s Favorite Things

Dine Law’s Favorite Things

On September 9th, 105 days before Christmas, K-mart ran the first holiday commercial of the 2013 holiday season advertising its layaway program. That got us thinking and our hamsters mounted the wheel to bring you this post touting some of Dine Law’s* favorite technological things! We’ve put together a short list of six technologies that keep us motivated and engaged. ... Read More »

Keeping Your Mobile Devices Charged

Keeping Your Mobile Devices Charged

Recent storms have left many people without power for extended periods of time and reminded us how much our technology lives, especially our mobile technology lives, depend on having electricity for our mobile devices. Several years ago, our house was without power for six days and I started to feel like an electricity vampire, carrying around an extension cord and ... Read More »

Coming Soon: “Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers”

Coming Soon: “Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers”

In February 2013, LPM will proudly publish Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers. Order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! Lawyers are already using Android devices to make phone calls, check e-mail, and send text messages. After the addition of several key apps, Android smartphones or tablets can also help run a law practice. From the more than ... Read More »

Tech Mysteries: Why Can’t My Smartphone Keep a Charge?

Tech Mysteries: Why Can’t My Smartphone Keep a Charge?

Using your smartphone heavily for either voice or data functions will obviously drain the battery, and over time batteries can gradually deteriorate, but why do new smartphones sometimes lose their charge even when they aren’t being actively used? The answer, usually, is that some quiet but resource-intensive function is running in the background even when the phone is buried in ... Read More »

IBM Opened Pandora’s Box When It Embraced BYOD

IBM Opened Pandora’s Box When It Embraced BYOD

John and I loathe BYOD. It is a security nightmare. While most business agree, many have felt compelled to embrace BYOD (bring your own device) because, frankly, employees (and sometimes senior management) demanded it. Reading the story of IBM’s experience with BYOD is unnerving. It is sometimes argued that BYOD will save a company money. IBM’s CIO, Jeanette Horan, says it ... Read More »

Lost Your Smartphone? Time to Remote Wipe

Lost Your Smartphone? Time to Remote Wipe

If you’re going to use a Smartphone, having the ability to remotely wipe it is essential. With remote wiping, if your device goes missing–whether via theft or simply by losing it–you can quickly take steps to erase all data from that device. Remote wiping requires that the device be connected to the service provider’s network, so it’s important to do ... Read More »

Electronic Discovery and the Rise of Smartphones

Electronic Discovery and the Rise of Smartphones

Routinely, I go through the intake forms associated with new digital forensics cases to see what is coming in on what kind of cases, from what sources, etc. Recently, I have been struck by the sheer volume of cases involving the recovery of deleted data (primarily text messages) from smartphones. We bought some expensive equipment recently to broaden our ability ... Read More »