Lucas Mearian

Senior Reporter

Lucas Mearian covers financial services IT (including blockchain), healthcare IT and enterprise mobile issues (including mobility management, security, hardware and apps).

‘Sign In with Apple’ isn’t for business – yet

 Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch (one of which does earbuds, too)

Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch (one of which does earbuds, too)

These wireless chargers for Apple and Android devices offer the option of powering up your smartphone and smartwatch at the same time – though the features and prices differ significantly. And one can also charge earbuds.

Wireless charging from A to Z: What you need to know

Wireless charging from A to Z: What you need to know

The mobile industry has been moving toward wireless charging for about a decade, but it wasn't until Apple came aboard that the choice in chargers really expanded. Soon the technology will enable even more power on the go.

Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

Start-up ships AirPower wireless charger alternative for ‘fanboys’

Start-up ships AirPower wireless charger alternative for ‘fanboys’

AirUnleashed claims to have achieved what Apple couldn't: a wireless charging pad that can simultaneously power up an iPhone, an Apple Watch and AirPods.

Review: Bezalel’s Prelude wireless smartphone charger loses the cable

Review: Bezalel’s Prelude wireless smartphone charger loses the cable

When it comes to wireless charging, this is truly a portable charger that requires no cables – not even to recharge its own battery.

Apple’s plan to integrate iOS, macOS apps could mean renewed focus on desktops

Apple’s plan to integrate iOS, macOS apps could mean renewed focus on desktops

Apple's move to enable the development of apps that run on iPhones, iPads and Macs could mean the company now sees more growth potential in desktops as the smartphone market becomes more saturated.

It’s been the worst year ever for smartphone shipments. Here’s why

It’s been the worst year ever for smartphone shipments. Here’s why

Smartphone shipments are down, and a lot of the decline has to do with high prices and growing consumer frustration. One expert calls today's smartphone market a 'mess.'

CVS to let customers share med history with Apple Health

CVS to let customers share med history with Apple Health

CVS insurance subsidiary Aetna has released an app that lets members opt-in to sharing their electronic medical records with Apple's health service; in turn, Apple will offer Apple Watch wearers personalized fitness and health goals. ...

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon

After missing its own 2018 deadline for shipping a multi-device wireless charger, industry speculation now has the AirPower charging pad on the assembly line and ready to ship soon.

Q&A: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Q&A: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid...

iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

Apple’s latest iOS update has already overtaken its 2017 predecessor and is now running on 70% of all iOS devices, according to new data.

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