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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.
Microsoft Outlook, Other Apps Coming To Apple Watch, Android Wear
News  |  8/7/2015  | 
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables.
HTC Slashes Jobs As Smartphone Sales Flatten
News  |  8/6/2015  | 
There's more trouble for HTC as the phone marker is now looking to streamline operations, cut jobs, and reduce handsets in an effort to improve its fortunes.
Stagefright Bug Spurs Android Makers Into Action
Commentary  |  8/6/2015  | 
In the wake of the Stagefright bug, Google and Samsung plan to issue monthly Android security patches to ward off potential threats. Will other smartphone manufacturers and carriers follow?
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Details Spilled
Commentary  |  8/5/2015  | 
Samsung's big-screened smartphone -- the Galaxy Note 5 -- will be a giant version of the Galaxy S6, for good or ill.
Apple: No Plans To Be A Mobile Operator
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Apple has shut down industry rumors citing the company's plans to build its own virtual network service.
Your Smartphone Battery Could Be Tracking You
Commentary  |  8/4/2015  | 
Security researchers have found a way to track a user's smartphone Web usage through battery life.
Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Slideshows  |  8/4/2015  | 
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
Apple Prepping Siri-Powered Voicemail Transcriptions
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
The service would transcribe incoming voicemail into messages for easier consumption.
Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT
Commentary  |  8/3/2015  | 
By 2020, there will be billions of IoT devices in the market. After learning a lesson with mobility, Microsoft is using Windows 10 to edge its way into billions of dollars of new revenue.
Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
Samsung Cuts Galaxy S6 Prices Following Weak Quarter
News  |  7/30/2015  | 
Samsung's second-quarter earnings were marred by poor sales of the company's flagship smartphones.
10 Pricey iPhone Apps That Will Leave You Broke
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015  | 
InformationWeek went searching for the most expensive iPhone apps that are out there. Here's our Top 10.
Inside New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Major Mobile Upgrade
Commentary  |  7/30/2015  | 
Executives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital describe how they brought directories and communications into the 21st Century in this InformationWeek Elite 100 profile.
Nokia OZO Virtual Reality Camera Aimed At Film Pros
News  |  7/29/2015  | 
The world of virtual reality content moves a little closer to the mainstream with the launch of Nokia’s OZO virtual reality camera.
Windows 10 Mobile: Why Microsoft Is Confident
Commentary  |  7/29/2015  | 
Windows 10 for smartphones is essentially feature complete, says Microsoft, and will make its official debut with a new flagship phone soon.
Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Slideshows  |  7/29/2015  | 
The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
Motorola Moto X, Moto G Smartphones Target Samsung
Commentary  |  7/28/2015  | 
The Motorola Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and Moto G offer something for everyone in customizable packages.
Is Cortana Microsoft's Equalizer With Google?
Commentary  |  7/28/2015  | 
While Microsoft is positioning Cortana as a digital assistant, it could also filter search results to Bing, giving Redmond a new edge against Google in the lucrative search market.
Samsung SE370 Monitor Boasts Wireless Charging Capability
News  |  7/28/2015  | 
No stranger to innovative products, Samsung launches the SE370 monitor, which can wirelessly charge your smartphone.
OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
Apple Watch Coming To Best Buy Aug. 7
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
The Apple Watch is moving out of the high-end boutique world and into big-box retail through a Best Buy partnership.
iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Commentary  |  7/27/2015  | 
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015  | 
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015  | 
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
News  |  7/26/2015  | 
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
Apple In China: Best Yet To Come?
Commentary  |  7/26/2015  | 
Apple reported a 31% jump in revenue from Greater China in the latest quarter, and it still has lots of room to grow.
Moto G Details Leak Ahead Of Motorola Event
Commentary  |  7/24/2015  | 
Motorola is holding a splashy event in NYC July 28, and leaks have provided a solid look at what's in store.
Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
iPhone Vs. Android: Apple's Success Only Goes So Far
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
Apple's iPhone is a beast, but it will never fully conquer the smartphone market, where Android still holds some sway.
Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
Microsoft Launches Send Email App For iPhone
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
Microsoft's Send app is designed to let workers who are short on time send brief messages while forgoing subject lines and signatures. It's available on the iPhone.
Microsoft Office On iOS: Startup Guide
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015  | 
Microsoft Office on mobile devices offers the flexibility to work on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents when and where needed. Here's how to install, configure, and use Microsoft Office on iPhones and iPads.
Google Glass Enterprise, Pixate Deal Offers Mobile Clues
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
With new details about Google Glass, and with the acquisition of Pixate, Google is offering some insight into mobile roadmap.
Apple Results: iPhone Blooms, But Whither The iPad?
Commentary  |  7/22/2015  | 
Apple's third-quarter results were dominated by iPhone sales, but the company's iPad business continues to slide.
Microsoft Financial Results Dinged By Nokia Write-Down
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Microsoft reports $22.2 billion in revenue as its cloud services continue to dominate. However, the $7.5 billion Nokia write-down proved a drag on its latest financial results.
Apple Watch Sales Nearly Impossible To Predict
Commentary  |  7/21/2015  | 
Apple reports its quarterly earnings July 21. There's lots of interest in determining just how many Apple Watches the company has sold.
Elephant Bar, Paytronix Zero In With Geofencing
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Location-based marketing or geofencing is a touchy subject. But you can avoid the creep with some of the best practices from Elephant Bar and Paytronix.
T-Mobile, Sparkcentral Slash Social Media Response Time
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Social media expectations are rising. T-Mobile and Sparkcentral believe they have a better, faster way to communicate with customers.
Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected At Sea
Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected At Sea
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2015  | 
Even if you are relaxing on a cruise ship hundreds of miles out at sea, you still want your WiFi. Here's how Royal Caribbean Cruises' CIO Bill Martin makes sure customers can still upload photos of their trip to social media even while vacationing in the middle of the ocean.
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets Target iPad
News  |  7/20/2015  | 
Samsung has revamped its lineup of iPad competitors with new 9.7- and 8.0-inch Galaxy Tab2 tablets.
Nokia Wants Another Run At Making Phones
Commentary  |  7/20/2015  | 
Nokia looks to regain relevancy in the mobile device business in its post-Microsoft life.
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