Al SaccoManaging Editor, CIO

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Al Sacco is a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages writers and contributors, covers news, and shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.

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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

Why BBM for Android, iOS Success will be short-lived

Can 20 million new BlackBerry Messenger users really be wrong? Yes, if a cross-platform BBM can't offering uniquely compelling features.


BlackBerry Enterprise Server to Get iOS, Android management features

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has extended its reach in the mobile-device-management space with the acquisition of a German software company. The deal is expected to deliver BlackBerry Enterprise Server-like device management and control features for iPhones, iPads and Android smartphones and tablets.