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Former Apple CEO Unveils 2 Low-Cost Obi Smartphones
News  |  8/27/2015  | 
The Obi SF1 and SJ1.5 are two more low-cost smartphones geared toward emerging markets. The phones run Android and offer sophisticated cameras.
Smartphones: Making Us More Social Or Less?
Commentary  |  8/26/2015  | 
People use smartphones more often, and in a greater variety of ways, to contribute to -- and avoid -- group gatherings, according to new Pew research.
Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Commentary  |  8/26/2015  | 
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.
WileyFox Swift, Storm Smartphones Enter Market In Flux
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
WileyFox is offering highly-customizable smartphones -- Swift and Storm -- with high-quality materials as the worldwide smartphone market slows down.
Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Commentary  |  8/25/2015  | 
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
Apple Fixing iPhone 6 Plus Cameras Following Complaints
News  |  8/24/2015  | 
Nearly a year after users began complaining about faulty cameras on their iPhone 6 Plus, Apple offers a plan to help them get fixed.
LG G Pad II Sports 10.1-Inch Display, Snapdragon Chip
News  |  8/24/2015  | 
LG is targeting consumers looking for larger displays with the release of the 10.1-inch G Pad II, a tablet that comes bundled with Windows for Android.
Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Commentary  |  8/24/2015  | 
A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Reports suggest Microsoft is planning a large-scale October launch event with a focus on new hardware that may include the Surface Pro 4 and new Lumia smartphones.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
Sony SmartBand 2 Boasts New Heart Rate Monitor
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
The SmartBand 2, Sony's latest fitness wearable, offers a heart rate monitor plus other popular features, including a sleep tracker and activity tracker.
iPad Pro's Arrival Timed For Fourth Quarter
Commentary  |  8/20/2015  | 
Apple's big-screened iPad Pro won't enter mass production until September or October, and the business-oriented tablet may come with a stylus.
Blackphone 2 Delivers Secure Smartphone Improvements
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
Silent Circle is now accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its secure enterprise smartphone.
Apple Watch Owners Give Apple Pay A Boost
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
A Wristly survey indicates those who own an Apple Watch find the company's contactless payment platform, Apple Pay, to be a solid match.
iPhone 6s: 9 Features On Our Wishlist
Slideshows  |  8/19/2015  | 
Apple is predicted to add an iPhone to its smartphone lineup on September 9. Here's the latest from the ever-churning rumor mill.
Google Android One Lands In Africa
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
Google broadens its low-cost Android One service with the African rollout of its Infinix HOT 2 smartphone.
With 'Marshmallow,' Android 6.0 Matures Anew
Commentary  |  8/18/2015  | 
Android 6.0, or "Marshmallow," brings mostly low-key refinements, but also a few stand-out features.
Google's Project Ara DIY Smartphone Delayed To 2016
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
Google's DIY smartphone experiment -- Project Ara -- is getting pushed into next year because the phone is more modular than the company previously expected.
7 Hot Advances In Email Security
Slideshows  |  8/18/2015  | 
Despite gaping security holes, email is too entrenched in business communications to go away. Consider these 7 ways to bolster email security and help IT admins sleep easier at night.
Android M Is Officially 'Marshmallow'
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
Google has completed the SDK for its Android 6.0 update, officially called "Marshmallow," along with a final preview for Nexus phones.
Why AT&T's 'Willingness' To Help NSA Is Alarming
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
Snowden documents show AT&T was all too happy to aid the NSA spy on Americans. Are we really that surprised?
Polyera Wove Band Boasts Flexible Display
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
Polyera, a largely unknown startup, is making a splash with its Wove Band, a wearable device with a flexible display that can be wrapped around a user's wrist.
Sony Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M5 Bank On Camera Performance
Commentary  |  8/17/2015  | 
While many smartphones are measured by battery life and processor speed, Sony is taking a different approach with the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 by focusing on the camera and amateur photographers.
10 Reasons Why Google Alphabet Exists
Commentary  |  8/16/2015  | 
Google has been restructured, and the iconic brand now falls under an umbrella organization called Alphabet. But why? There has to be more to this story.
Apple's Project Titan Is Getting Closer To Reality
News  |  8/16/2015  | 
A newly published report in the Guardian suggests that not only is Apple planning a self-driving car, but that the so-called Project Titan prototype is ready for testing.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5: A High-End Gamble
Commentary  |  8/15/2015  | 
Samsung hopes its Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ handsets will boost sales, but may find them a hard sell.
Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/15/2015  | 
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
Lenovo, HTC Slash Jobs As Smartphone Market Shifts
Commentary  |  8/13/2015  | 
Facing pressure and competition in the global smartphone market, Lenovo and HTC each announced layoffs as part of different restructuring plans.
Samsung Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+: Lofty Price, High-End Features
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ offer premium features, including luscious screens, Samsung Pay, classy frames, and premium pricing to match.
Google Spins Niantic Labs Out Of Alphabet
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
There's no "N" in Google's new alphabet, as the company spins off Niantic Labs, the gaming and travel apps developer, into an independent company.
iPad Revamp Targets Business Users
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
Following a sales slowdown, Apple is working with more than 40 companies to make its iPad a more appealing enterprise tool.
IBM Watson: Your Fantasy Football Secret Weapon
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.
Windows 10 Mobile Build 10512 Hits Fast Ring
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Microsoft buckles down on Windows 10 Mobile and releases an updated Build 10512 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders.
Qualcomm's Adreno 530, 510: Faster Chips, Killer Cameras
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Redesigned graphics and imaging chips will dramatically improve smartphone gaming and camera capabilities, says Qualcomm.
Apple Pay, Google Wallet Come To Rite Aid
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
The retailer reverses course and says it will enable Apple Pay and Google's mobile payment platforms at all of its stores nationwide.
Salesforce Demos Apple Watch Apps For Business
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Salesforce extends its support for Apple Watch with 20 new partner apps built on its Salesforce1 platform.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
Skype For Business Apps Enter iOS, Android Preview
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices.
Why Google CEO Sundar Pichai Is Good For Android
Commentary  |  8/11/2015  | 
With Sundar Pichai as the new CEO of Google, the company is going to focus on its most important product: Android.
Google Hangouts For Android Gets Spiffy Update
News  |  8/10/2015  | 
A fresh coat of paint brings Hangouts for Android into the Material Design era. Discover what it will mean for users.
Google's Android One Phone Needs To Hit $50 Price Point
Commentary  |  8/10/2015  | 
Google is looking to revamp its Android One smartphone offering in India, with company executives saying the device needs to hit the $50 price point.
Microsoft's Cortana Available For Android Users
News  |  8/10/2015  | 
Microsoft is reaching out to fans of Google's Android, trying to lure them away from Google Now by making its own digital assistant, Cortana, available to them.
iPhone 6s Likely To Arrive Sept. 9
Commentary  |  8/10/2015  | 
Apple is reportedly ready to reveal the iPhone 6s, along with a new AppleTV, and iPads, during a Sept. 9 event.
11 Clever iPhone 6 Hacks
Slideshows  |  8/10/2015  | 
Apple's smartphone is full of little surprises. Do you know about these tips and tricks for your daily iPhone use?
Windows 10 Vs. Windows 7: What Enterprise IT Needs To Know
Slideshows  |  8/9/2015  | 
Windows 7 organizations are starting to look at Windows 10. What are the major points of comparison? Read on to see what the changes could mean for your company.
iPhone 6s Roundup: 5 Things We Think We Know
Commentary  |  8/8/2015  | 
In September, Apple is expected to launch a new smartphone that most are calling the iPhone 6s. As with previous launches, there's a tsunami of rumors and speculation.
iOS 9 Beta: WiFi Assist, App Revamps
News  |  8/8/2015  | 
The latest update to the beta version of Apple's iOS 9 delivers a much needed WiFi feature, app redesigns, and new wallpaper options.
Microsoft Opens Windows Bridge For iOS To Developers
News  |  8/7/2015  | 
Microsoft released an early look at its iOS bridge for developers. A final release is scheduled for this fall.
Pebble Time Steel Orders Open, Apple Watch Hits Best Buy
Commentary  |  8/7/2015  | 
Pebble has begun accepting orders for the Pebble Time Steel smartwatch just as Apple's wearable expands availability to Best Buy stores in the US.
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