Category: Platforms

In an effort to balance the BYOD free-for-all with the need for standardisation, enterprise IT departments need to choose their own preferred mobile platform. Apple has dominated the workplace for several years with iOS-powered devices, but the low entry cost of Android is of particular interest to the cost-conscious enterprise. Windows Mobile has also started […]

Analysts have been predicting the death of the PC from the moment they began to appear on every desktop and in every house. Until now the humble desktop PC has successfully fought off every threat, but the tablet computer finally appears to be taking a significant chunk out of the market. At Dootrix we are […]

News that Android-based tablets have overtaken iPad shipments for the first time has caused endless speculation from technology journalists. But despite the interest this shift in sales has caused, Apple’s iPad remains the king of tablets both in the enterprise workspace and the educational arena.

Much of the media focus has been on the cosmetic changes to iOS7 which represent the first major change in UI design for iOS since the launch of the original iPhone in 2007. But Apple has been working hard behind the scenes to make iOS7 more business network friendly in an effort to solidify their […]

Department of Defense licenses $617 million in Microsoft products - http://www.techradar.com/us/news/software/department-of-defense-licenses-617-million-in-microsoft-products-1122883 I could end the article there really. The enterprise space is still in love with Microsoft.

In the ongoing battle for the supremacy of the exploding smartphone and tablet device market Apple’s courtroom drama with Samsung over patent infringement has blown the landscape wide open. What has been advertised as a straight fight between Apple and Samsung is actually a little more complex than that. The role that Google’s Android mobile operating system […]

Whether or not you were amazed or somewhat underwhelmed by the last nights announcements from Apple something significant happened during the reveal of the ‘New iPad’. While the interweb was, as usual, awash with rumours of iPad 3, iPad HD, iPad LTE, iPad mini, and even iPad Touch (that’s just silly), what we were given […]

Last week saw the iPads second birthday. With the third generation iPad 3 expected later this year and with Apples latest profit announcement, coupled with a corporate vision to see it become the defacto ‘standard’ for schools and colleges, it is hard to see its dominance being curtailed any time soon. This should be a […]

Recently, we have been working with a local college to help answer some of their questions on mobile strategy. As part of this, the college studied the browsing habits of their mobile savvy audience. This included students, would be students, parents of students and other miscellaneous visitors to their website. In addition to this they […]

This is the question, it seems, that Facebook have been wrestling with for some time. I think that we can all learn from the journey that they appear to have been on. I use the word appear because I have no connection with Facebook, I have no inside knowledge. This is just as the situation […]