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Content tagged with Mobile Devices posted in March 2014
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
Google Launches Android Wear Developer Preview
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Android developers can now adapt their apps to send information to forthcoming Android smartwatches.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 8 Facts
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
After years of rumors, Office for iPad could arrive before the end of the month. Here's what we know.
Apple Resurrects iPad 4, Drops iPhone 5c Price
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Apple finally canned the iPad 2 in favor of a cheaper iPad 4.
Big Data Drives The Smart Car
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
The data-driven car is coming -- whether you like it or not.
Microsoft Surface 2 With LTE: Winner For Mobile Pros?
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
Microsoft's Surface 2 is now equipped for LTE connections -- but still must compete with iPad Air.
Google Tightens In-App Purchase Process
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
New password requirement can reduce the risk of running up big bills from unauthorized purchases.
Engage Patients: 16 Creative Healthcare Strategies
Slideshows  |  3/17/2014  | 
Hospitals can go beyond Meaningful Use requirements to make patients happier and healthier and the bottom line better. Consider these ideas.
Google, Microsoft Pressure Asus To Cancel Dual-Boot Tablet
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Intel may be the biggest loser if Asus cancels dual Windows-Android devices due to operating systems makers' objections.
Google Drive Chops Prices
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Google Drive blows past other online storage services by tripling free space to 15 GB and cutting prices across the board.
Apple iPhones Could Thwart Attackers
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Apple patent application suggests the company is looking to add personal security features to its mobile devices.
Huawei Confirms Dual-OS Android-Windows Smartphone
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Smartphone will let users swap between Android and Windows Phone operating systems.
Will Microsoft Waive Windows Phone Fees?
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Microsoft has waived Windows Phone licensing fees for two Indian smartphone makers. Will the company extend the offer to other manufacturers to help boost sales?
6 Lessons CIOs Can Learn From WhatsApp
Commentary  |  3/13/2014  | 
CIOs looking to expand services globally should take a long, hard look at WhatsApp's strategy, growth, and acquisition.
Web Turns 25: 10 Graphics To See
Slideshows  |  3/12/2014  | 
Tim Berners-Lee's proposal changed the world. These visual representations show what his World Wide Web has become.
iOS 7.1 Wins Over iPhone Owners
News  |  3/12/2014  | 
Apple's latest operating system hit 6% adoption less than a day after its release.
iOS 7.1: What's New
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Apple's mobile operating system update squashes a big bug, adds CarPlay, and brings new features to iTunes Radio, Siri, and more.
4 Govt. IT Trends From Mobile World Congress
Commentary  |  3/11/2014  | 
Extra-secure "black" smartphones debut; Samsung's Knox emerges as possible BlackBerry replacement.
Can Wearable Tech Prevent Healthcare Errors?
Commentary  |  3/11/2014  | 
Wearable computing devices can be applied to nurse fatigue, staffing, and other quality-of-care problems.
Google Shoots For Wearables Dominance With SDK
News  |  3/10/2014  | 
Google thinks Android can do for wearables what it has already done for smartphones.
Drones In Action: 5 Non-Military Uses
Slideshows  |  3/10/2014  | 
Government agencies, universities, and a few private companies won authorization to use drones in the US. Take a peek at the drones on the job.
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