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Content tagged with Mobile posted in March 2014
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6 Google Play Rule Changes
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Google tightens app store rules for developers to improve Android app security, integrity, and quality.
How To Delete Facebook, Google, Twitter Search Data
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Social networks make millions off your data, but they don't need to know everything. Here's how to clear your search history from three top sites.
Apple, Samsung Patent Slugfest Returns To Courthouse
Commentary  |  3/31/2014  | 
Apple wants Samsung to pony up $40 per smartphone for patents. Will the strategy backfire?
Sony Reveals 'Digital Paper' Tablet
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Sony sees Digital Paper, to ship in May, as a way to get paper-based processes out of legal, education, and government organizations.
Interop 2014: 8 Hot Technologies
Slideshows  |  3/29/2014  | 
Interop 2014 kicks off Monday in Las Vegas. Here's a sneak peek of technologies to watch.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered
Slideshows  |  3/29/2014  | 
Is Office for iPad a good fit for you? We go hands-on and answer seven key questions to help you decide.
Instagram Trumps Twitter In Mobile Users
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
Instagram surpassed Twitter in monthly active mobile users in the US, says new report.
Samsung Chips Away At BlackBerry's Government Business
Commentary  |  3/28/2014  | 
BlackBerry continues to raise the mobile security bar at the Defense Department, but Samsung and others are making inroads in government mobile business.
Android KitKat Most Stable Mobile OS
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
Android KitKat beats iOS 7.1 when it comes to stability for mobile users, app study finds. That's big news for developers, too.
BlackBerry 10 Gets Defense Department Approval
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
BlackBerry becomes first mobile vendor to get full operational authority to run on DOD networks.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Social Media And Future Of News: 8 Findings
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Pew Research Center finds reason to believe that American journalism has a future -- and social media will play a key role.
Twitter Photo Tagging: 4 Facts
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Twitter mobile apps now let you upload multiple photos and tag up to 10 people. Here's how to use the new features.
Adobe Takes On Marketing Rivals
Commentary  |  3/27/2014  | 
Adobe's Marketing Cloud is a powerhouse, but what's next? New predictive capabilities and a SAP partnership hint at the future.
Nadella's Big Moment: 5 Things To Watch
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will face stratospheric expectations Thursday when he makes his first public appearance since succeeding Steve Ballmer. Here's what we want to know.
DARPA Next-Gen Aircraft: Sneak Peek
Slideshows  |  3/27/2014  | 
Four companies vie to develop a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter but fly twice as fast.
Apple Transparent Texting: Faceplant Prevention?
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
New Apple patent won't stop people from texting while walking, but it could help prevent some distraction-related injuries.
Oculus VR: Crowdsourcing Or Mass Exploitation?
Commentary  |  3/26/2014  | 
Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR should consider rewarding its Kickstarter backers with something more than a T-shirt.
Facebook Oculus Deal: 5 Older Siblings
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Facebook's Oculus purchase is the company's third billion-dollar deal in two years. How does it stack up to Facebook's other pricey purchases?
HTC One: Pros & Cons
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
There's a lot to like about HTC's new wŁnderphone, but it's not perfect.
Facebook Buys Oculus VR: What's Next?
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Virtual friends socializing in virtual reality? There's a headset for that.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 5 Big Questions
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Will the much-anticipated productivity suite, expected to be revealed Thursday, be a hit with customers? Watch these five factors.
Google Drops Cloud Pricing
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
The price of cloud computing should keep pace with the falling price of hardware, Google insists.
5 Facebook Spring Cleaning Tips
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
Here's how to cut down on clutter in your news feed, adjust your notifications, and update your privacy settings.
HTC One: Sleek Design, Novel Camera
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
HTC's updated One smartphone delivers a stunning design with an all-metal skin, 5-inch display, and powerful camera. Where does that leave Samsung and Apple?
Windows XP Game Over: 9 Upgrade Options
Slideshows  |  3/25/2014  | 
Some of you don't want to say goodbye to Windows XP any more than you wanted to retire the Atari. But support ends on April 8: We break down your best upgrade options.
Cisco's Cloud Plan For Internet Of Things
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
Cisco's $1 billion cloud investment is not about competing with Amazon, Google, or Rackspace to supply general-purpose IaaS. Cisco and its partners will offer a global chain of datacenters to serve as a backbone for the Internet of Things.
CIO's Real Boss: The Customer
Commentary  |  3/25/2014  | 
As customers become more engaged with business through mobile and social, the CIO must help nurture that relationship.
Disconnect Search: Google In Private
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
App delivers search engine privacy, with "pay what you want" pricing.
SAS Brings Visual Modeling To Data Scientists
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
SAS seeks next-generation data modelers with SAS Visual Statistics and a social-savvy SAS Customer Intelligence application.
LG Smart Lamp: Lighting, Meet Smartphones
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Control lighting with your smartphone for security and energy-saving purposes.
What A Microsoft Xamarin Buy Would Mean
Commentary  |  3/24/2014  | 
If Microsoft buys Xamarin, it will be a big shift in mobile strategy -- and good news for mobile app developers who want to work across Microsoft, iOS, and Android mobile platforms.
Google Makes HTTPS For Gmail Mandatory
News  |  3/22/2014  | 
Google no longer allows Gmail users to turn off HTTPS encryption. The move protects data going between Google's servers and users.
10 Google Glass Myths, Translated
Commentary  |  3/21/2014  | 
Google wants to clear up some misperceptions about Glass. We have our own views on the truth.
Buy Your CIO A Gift: 5 Inexpensive Ideas
Commentary  |  3/21/2014  | 
Consider these ideas for CIOs who think they have everything. These gifts may just keep on giving.
Samsung Galaxy S5: US Carriers Reveal Plans
News  |  3/21/2014  | 
Samsung's latest smartphone now available for preorders will ship in early April.
How Enterprises Can Plan For Wearables
Commentary  |  3/20/2014  | 
CIOs need to stay ahead of the wave by staking a claim in the wearables ecosystem through apps and always be asking: What do employees and customers need from wearables?
Twitter's Enduring Struggle: ROI
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
On the eve of Twitter's eighth birthday, businesses remain uncertain about the social network's true value, report finds.
Samsung $299 Gear 2 Smartwatch: Too Pricey?
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
A costly Samsung device raises the question: How much is too much for a smartwatch?
Big Data Reaches Inflection Point
Commentary  |  3/20/2014  | 
Enterprises see the light on big data opportunities. It's only a matter of time before mainstream data-management environments evolve.
Huawei Kills Dual-OS Windows-Android Smartphone
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Huawei cancels its Android-Windows Phone plans, just days after Asus put a dual-OS device on hold.
5 March Madness Apps: Yeah Baby!
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Are you ready for the NCAA tournament? Here are five ways you can stay on top of the action, even when you're in the office.
Google Gets Break In Gmail Privacy Lawsuits
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
People who claim Gmail violates anti-wiretapping laws must pursue their claims individually rather than as a group.
Will Samsung Smartwatch Make Voice Calls?
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Samsung is in talks to release a cellular-equipped Gear 2 smartwatch. Could the device alter the landscape for wearable devices?
Moto 360 Smartwatch: 7 Challenges
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Can Motorola's smartwatch, based Google's Android operating system for wearable devices, succeed where others have failed?
How IT Pros Can Become Great Developers
Commentary  |  3/19/2014  | 
It takes business skills, as well as coding skills, to be a successful developer. The good news: Many IT pros already have the soft skills for the job.
LinkedIn Blogs: 5 Dos & Don'ts
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
LinkedIn's new blogging tool lets you post career advice and insights to share with your connections. Here's how to choose topics and maximize the reach of your posts.
Google Launches Android Wear Developer Preview
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Android developers can now adapt their apps to send information to forthcoming Android smartwatches.
WhatsApp Founder Slams Facebook Privacy Concerns
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
WhatsApp CEO says rumors that Facebook will change the messaging service's privacy policy are "inaccurate and careless."
Mobile Strategy: How & Why To Go Faster
Commentary  |  3/18/2014  | 
Your colleagues want an information Autobahn, so buckle up and embrace the pace.
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