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10 Emerging IT Trends From Gartner Symposium
Slideshows  |  10/9/2015  | 
Here's a look at the top 10 emerging IT trends from the Gartner Symposium 2015, and what they mean for your IT operation.
Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle
News  |  10/9/2015  | 
Microsoft launched some impressive Windows 10 hardware, but the smartphone remains a weak link for the tech giant.
Cotap Aims To Put Brakes On Texting While Driving
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Enterprise messaging app company Cotap can now enforce corporate policies that forbid texting while driving.
Andy Rubin: AI Is The Future Of Computing, Mobility
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
Andy Rubin, the man behind Google's Android operating system, thinks artificial intelligence will define computing in the future.
Sony Acquires Image Senor Specialist Softkinetic Systems
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Softkinetic's time of flight and other image senor technologies will help Sony become more competitive in the video gaming and smartphone markets.
Smartphones On Drones Can Hack Your Wireless Printer
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Weak links in network security prove easy to find with drones and phones.
AT&T WiFi Calling On iPhones Now Allowed With FCC Waiver
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
The FCC grants AT&T a waiver of its rules for the hearing impaired, allowing the carrier to roll out its WiFi calling on the iPhone and other devices.
Microsoft's New Lumia Phones Feel Like Failure
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
Microsoft's Lumia 950 and 950 XL are fine handsets, but they will ultimately be products for Windows-centric enterprise users.
Porsche Picks Apple CarPlay Over Android Auto
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
Google asks Germans for too much information about the inner workings of their premium sports car, so Porsche moves to Apple's CarPlay, according to a report.
Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950: Microsoft's New Hardware Push
Slideshows  |  10/7/2015  | 
Microsoft showcases its Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 family, Surface Book, and a new Microsoft Band.
Apple iOS 9.0.2 Fixes App Slicing Bug
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Apple's promise that iOS 9 would trim down memory use in iPhones and other devices can finally be realized with a newly rolled out iCloud delivery fix.
Apple Acquires Perceptio, A Deep Learning, AI Specialist
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
In the quest to create an ever-smarter iPhone, Apple has acquired Perceptio, which could make Siri faster and more effective.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Lands On Nexus Devices First
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Google has started delivering the next generation of Android to Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Here are the details.
YiSpecter Malware Threatens iPhone Owners
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
The malicious YiSpecter code is able to infect jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones, and it's being distributed through the iTunes App Store.
ICANN CEO: Why The Internet's Future Is At Risk
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé spoke with InformationWeek about how the Internet can continue without US government oversight.
Apple Buys VocalIQ To Supercharge Siri
News  |  10/3/2015  | 
The purchase could give Apple the software it needs to take Siri, and potentially its automotive project, to the next level.
T-Mobile, Experian Hack: How You Can Minimizing Your Risk
Commentary  |  10/3/2015  | 
Here are a few steps T-Mobile customers can take to protect themselves in the wake of the Experian hack.
Mobile Ad Blockers: Who Will Pay The Price?
Commentary  |  10/3/2015  | 
A report from the New York Times removes doubt that ad blockers make a difference in the mobile experience, but at what cost?
Peeple App: Creepy Yet Potentially Uplifting
Commentary  |  10/2/2015  | 
A new "Yelp for people" app is potentially the biggest disaster on the Internet. It could ruin reputations, cost people their jobs, and destroy relationships. It could become a platform for hatred and cyber-bullying. Or, it could be all smiles and happy dances. You decide.
LG V10 Smartphone Breaks New Ground
Commentary  |  10/1/2015  | 
LG's V10 handset has two screens, two selfie cameras, and specs to spare. The company also showed a smartwatch that makes phone calls.
El Capitan Hands-On: New Mac OS X Provides Better Security
Commentary  |  10/1/2015  | 
The latest version of the Mac OS X, called El Capitan, looks a lot like the last version with some visual and functionality improvements. However, it's the added security that makes the upgrade worth it.
Bad User Experiences: How Analytics Can Improve App Testing
Commentary  |  10/1/2015  | 
Not doing any user experience testing on your enterprise apps? Do it now. Want to make sure your apps are successfully used by your employees? Consider applying usability analytics to your evaluation process. Here's how.
Apple, Microsoft, IBM: 7 Big Analytics Buys You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  10/1/2015  | 
Apple, IBM and Microsoft have all made multiple acquisitions of analytics startups in the last year. Here's an overview of who they bought and why it matters to IT.
Google's Nexus 6P, 5X Smartphones Face Uphill Battle
Commentary  |  9/30/2015  | 
The Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, only available online, are best left to enthusiasts who want a pure Google experience.
Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
Commentary  |  9/30/2015  | 
In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.
Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
News  |  9/30/2015  | 
In a chat with Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie, Tim Cook discussed Apple's enterprise push and business partnerships.
Mark Zuckerberg Pledges Universal Internet Access With Caveats
Commentary  |  9/28/2015  | 
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to deliver universal Internet access by 2020, but one of the biggest beneficiaries of that is his own social media site.
13 Million iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus Smartphones Sold This Weekend
Commentary  |  9/28/2015  | 
Apple smashed through last year's record-setting sales figure by 30% as consumers snapped up the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in a buying frenzy.
Sprint Will Sit Out FCC Spectrum Auction In 2016
News  |  9/28/2015  | 
Sprint will not participate in a new auction for bandwidth in the US. Instead, it's taking T-Mobile head-on with an alluring iPhone 6s deal.
10 iPhone Healthcare, Fitness Apps That Actually Work
Slideshows  |  9/28/2015  | 
Some health apps for the iPhone are beneficial and others merely for fun. How to tell them apart and choose apps that will work for you.
iOS 9: 10 More Hidden Features To Explore
Slideshows  |  9/27/2015  | 
Apple fortified iOS 9 with so many features, we're still discovering them. Here are 10 more tricks for iPhone and iPad users.
iPhone 6s: My Painless Experience At The Apple Store
Commentary  |  9/26/2015  | 
Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus reached stores Sept. 25, but not as many people lined up to buy them as in previous launches.
iOS 9 Lacks App-Slicing Technology For Now
Commentary  |  9/26/2015  | 
Apple promised that iOS 9 would offer App Thinning to trim down memory use in iPhones and other devices. However, some key app-slicing pieces are missing.
Office 2016 Release, Windows 10 In China: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  9/26/2015  | 
The week of Microsoft's Office 2016 launch brought several updates regarding the company's plan to bring Windows 10 to China in order to grow its presence there.
FTC Android Antitrust Inquiry Under Consideration
News  |  9/25/2015  | 
Google's Android, already under review for potentially being anticompetitive in several countries, could face further scrutiny in the US.
North America Is Out Of IPv4 Addresses: What's Next?
Commentary  |  9/25/2015  | 
It's official: ARIN finds that North America no longer has any IPv4 address available. With IoT and mobile creating more demand, what's next?
BlackBerry Priv Will Be Company's First Android Smartphone
News  |  9/25/2015  | 
Amid more losses, BlackBerry officially confirmed rumors that it's working on an Android-based smartphone. The Priv will be released later this year.
iPhone 6s Debut: 7 Tips For Buyers
Slideshows  |  9/24/2015  | 
There are more ways than ever to buy a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. Here are some of the different angles to take toward smartphone nirvana.
T-Mobile Offers $5 iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus Deals
News  |  9/24/2015  | 
The latest iteration of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will set you back a hefty sum if you buy it outright, but T-Mobile has plans to help ease the pain.
Gmail Gets Blocking Option
News  |  9/24/2015  | 
Consign obnoxious message senders to the spam folder with Gmail's blocking control.
iPhone 6s Reviews In: Apple Has Another Winner
News  |  9/23/2015  | 
Reviews from across the media landscape have hailed the latest iPhone, quibbles about battery life aside, the best smartphone Apple has yet produced.
Nexus 5x Leaks As Retailers Clear Out Nexus 6
Commentary  |  9/23/2015  | 
Google's new Nexus smartphones are beginning to take shape ahead of the company's press event scheduled for Sept. 29.
Bitcoin, Security Concerns Drive Blockchain Technology Adoption
Commentary  |  9/22/2015  | 
Suprising players, such as IBM, are adopting the blockchain technology known best for Bitcoin transactions.
WatchOS 2 Arrives As Apple Watch Sales Expand
Commentary  |  9/22/2015  | 
After a delay, Apple has released its watchOS 2, the updated version of the Apple Watch operating system. It arrives as more stores begin selling the pricey wearable.
Microsoft Office 2016 Arrives, Office 365 Updated
News  |  9/22/2015  | 
Sept. 22 marks the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows, with a new delivery model and apps designed to pair with Windows 10.
iPad Pro Vs. Competition: What's The Best Business Tablet?
Slideshows  |  9/22/2015  | 
With the arrival of the iPad Pro, the tech world is talking about enterprise tablets. Which model is best for you?
iOS 9 Adoption Rate 'Fastest Ever,' Apple Claims
Commentary  |  9/21/2015  | 
Apple claims more than half of all iOS devices have been updated to iOS 9 since the platform's release this month.
iOS 9: To Ad-Block Or Not To Ad-Block?
Commentary  |  9/21/2015  | 
Marco Arment, who created one of the most popular ad-blocking tools for iOS 9, had second thoughts about what he created. Will other ad blockers follow, and will users care?
Microsoft Band 2 Images Suggest Curved Screen
News  |  9/21/2015  | 
The upcoming version of Microsoft's wearable device, the Band 2, will feature a more graceful curved display, according to images that leaked online.
Apple Acquires Mapsense To Boost Location Visualization Offerings
News  |  9/21/2015  | 
Apple has acquired location-based analytics and visualization developer Mapsense. The deal is only the most recent by Apple and other companies looking to scoop up location data visualization startups.
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