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iPhone 6s Casing Photos Leak, Show Few Changes
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
If leaked photos can be believed, Apple is planning only minor changes for the upcoming iPhone 6s.
Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
Considering An Apple Watch? Try This First
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Will a small, wrist-mounted device lead to an Apple Watch -- or to a wrist with no watch at all?
Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
Slideshows  |  7/1/2015  | 
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.
Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015  | 
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
Apple Watch Gets Email, IT Support
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Good Technology ported its enterprise email application to the Apple Watch so mobile professionals can manage their inboxes and IT can manage Apple's fledgling wearable.
UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Researchers at UC San Diego have blown through expected limits of data transmission on fiber optic cable, paving a new lane for faster Web surfing.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/27/2015  | 
Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
Apple's Ban On Civil War Games Doesn't Compute
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Apple is removing war games that feature the Confederate flag from its App Store. How does erasing digital media that contain images of a contextually relevant historical object improve social justice?
Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
Gmail Undo Send Plus 3 More Improvements We Need
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The "Undo Send" feature in Gmail graduated from beta status on June 23. That's nice, but here are three features that business users really need from Google's email service.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
Google, Microsoft, Mozilla Want A Faster Web
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Google wants to keep you from leaving the Web by delivering a faster experience.
10 iPhone, Android Apps To Keep You Healthy
Slideshows  |  6/22/2015  | 
Wellness is about more than eating salad and hitting the gym once a month. These 10 iPhone and Android apps will keep your health on track.
Apple Watch 2: 8 Features We Really Want
Commentary  |  6/21/2015  | 
Apple Watch is barely here, and yet the rumor mill is churning in full force about Watch 2. Here are some of our own ideas on what we'd like to see Apple do next.
Apple Watch Sales Hit 2.8M As Straps Drive Profits
Commentary  |  6/20/2015  | 
Estimates suggest a strong debut for the Apple Watch. Reports about the second-generation smartwatch point to a FaceTime camera.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
Sennheiser MB Pro 2: Serious Headset For Mobile IT Pros
Slideshows  |  6/19/2015  | 
The Sennheiser MB Pro 2 isn't fashion forward, but if you need to make sure your voice calls are clear and high-quality, it's something to consider.
Apple Watch 2 Rumors: New Video Camera, Same Old Battery
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
If the new details of Apple Watch 2 pique your interest, you may also have a wider selection of models to choose from, according to the latest reports.
What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Commentary  |  6/18/2015  | 
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
Salesforce Launches 'Wave Analytics' App
News  |  6/18/2015  | 
Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources.
Uber Ruling Could Cripple Sharing Economy
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
A foolish decision by the California Labor Commission represents a startling change in the way we view the sharing economy.
Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
600M Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Hacking
Commentary  |  6/17/2015  | 
A report from a security firms finds that Samsung's smartphones are vulnerable to attacks thanks to replacement software in the SwiftKey keyboard. However, it's not really Samsung's fault.
Apple Watch Ready For Online Order, In-Store Pick-Up
Commentary  |  6/17/2015  | 
Beginning Wednesday, June 17, consumers can reserve an Apple Watch at their local Apple Store and pick it up on the same day.
8 Ways MDM Can Ease IT Pain
Slideshows  |  6/17/2015  | 
Mobile device management is more than a security tool. Here's how your IT organization can draw value from MDM.
Fairphone 2: A Repairable, Recyclable Android Smartphone
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Fairphone is looking to change the dynamics of the smartphone market with its Fairphone 2, a modular, easily repairable Android phone made of recycled materials.
Windows 10 Mobile Build 10136 Ready For Insiders
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
Microsoft gives Insiders a closer look at Windows 10 Mobile with the launch of Build 10136.
Sony Xperia Z4v Smartphone Coming To Verizon
Commentary  |  6/16/2015  | 
Sony's uneven presence in the US got a boost from Verizon Wireless, which will sell the Xperia Z4v smartphone in the months ahead.
The Future Of Wi-Fi
Commentary  |  6/16/2015  | 
Hotspot 2.0 has been in development for a few years and is now finally becoming a reality.
Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
HTC: Asus Can't Buy Us
News  |  6/15/2015  | 
HTC issued a thanks but no thanks-style response after an Asus executive floated the idea that it could purchase the smartphone manufacturer.
iOS 9 Reveals Hidden Keyboard For iPad Pro
Commentary  |  6/15/2015  | 
In the beta release of iOS 9, Apple has leaked another clue that points to a larger iPad model, according to one researcher.
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