Mobile technology is changing by the minute; sometimes you just can’t catch it all. Here’s what you might have missed this week:
- AirWatch has updated Secure Content Locker webpages for IT admins, end users and industry solutions and added a resources section.
- In other AirWatch news, John Marshall was named one of Atlanta’s most admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and AirWatch was nominated for three MobITS awards.
- CiteWorld reports Verizon’s rumored plans to launch a rival Android app store with a different kind of shopping experience. The store could make special data offers for certain apps or recommend apps based on a user’s location or the time of day, according to FierceWireless. Just be careful which ones you download – FireEye security researchers claim that many free Android apps are susceptible to attacks.
- According to the industry analyst firm Canalys, wearable band shipments are up 684 percent, with FitBit and JawBone leading basic fitness band shipments, and Samsung leading the smart band category.
- What will matter in the fall smartphone lineup? CIO.com takes an educated guess. Hint: it isn’t color. The iPhone 6 is among the most anticipated devices of the fall, as evidenced by the closing of Apple stock shares above $100 Tuesday, an all-time high.
- Tech tipster @evleaks is retiring — but the renowned leaker is going out with a bang by sharing images of what the Moto X+1 for Verizon will likely look like.
- Coming to AirWatch Connect Atlanta? Find out who is sponsoring the event.