Posts Tagged: smartphone

The Best Government Mobile Apps for Business… and Your Office

With an increasingly mobile American population, most U.S. federal government agencies have launched mobile-optimized “responsive” versions of their official websites for citizens. A smaller number of agencies have taken the extra step to develop specialized apps for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, and most of those apps are aimed to consumers / citizens.

Public Service in the Age of Ubiquitous Internet

At most conferences, staring at your phone during a presentation is generally frowned upon. However, at ModevGov, pulling out your mobile device and firing up an app was often a requirement. On Wednesday, February 26, representatives from government, private industry and the non-profit sector came together to learn from each other and discuss challenges in… Read more »

Smart Phone Issues AGAIN

This is beginning to remind me of the good ole days where everywhere one turns there was a new vulnerability being announced regarding PC’s and associated software…one of several mainline media stories…From Forbes: SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have… Read more »

Android Smart Phone Vulnerabity

For you Smart Phone Users…. BE AWARE! from bluebox’s blogUncovering Android Master Key That Makes 99% of Devices Vulnerable The Bluebox Security research team – Bluebox Labs – recently discovered a vulnerability in Android’s security model that allows a hacker to modify APK code without breaking an application’s cryptographic signature, to turn any legitimate application… Read more »

One-Time Use Mobile Apps

On Monday, I received an email from the Inaugural Committee encouraging me to download the Inauguration 2013 App to my smartphone to stay up to date on events taking place in DC this weekend. This simple but thorough mobile app shows me where I can watch the Inauguration (with or without a ticket), the route… Read more »

Responding to Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy, the Super Storm that slammed into the Eastern Seaboard early last week, left behind a wave of destruction in its path. Cities like New York, Atlantic City, Hoboken, Philadelphia and hundreds more are dealing with flooding, power outages,and destructive fires as a result. The cost of the damage left behind is estimated to… Read more »

BYOD @ EEOC: case study featured in official WH guidance

Below is the full text of the EEOC’s case study, part of the official White House guidance on BYOD issued earlier today government-wide as part of the Administration’s new Digital Government Strategy. http://www.whitehouse.gov/digitalgov/bring-your-own-device#top Also see: “Should feds get reimbursed for BYOD?” https://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/should-feds-get-reimbursed-for-byod “BYOD Pilot: Five Lessons Learned” https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/byod-lessons-learned “BYOD and Beyond” https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/do-you-byod U.S. Equal Employment… Read more »

Red Cross Hurricane App

Here in the U.S. we’re in the middle of Hurricane Season — it ends Nov. 30, 2012 this year. The season’s been off to a bit of a slow start over the Atlantic but, as we on the East Coast know too well, it’s typically the later months of summer that bring the most devastating… Read more »

The Future of Mobile [Slide Deck] – Do you have a “mobile” networking résumé?

The growth rate of mobile is staggering. It took AOL 9 years to get to 1 million users. It took Facebook 9 months. It took Draw Something 9 days. Global Internet users will double over the next few years—and most will be mobile…and the dumb-phone conversion to smartphone has only just begun. Check out this… Read more »