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Apple's Sept. 9 Event: Expect iPhone 6s, Siri Upgrades
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple has officially confirmed its Sept. 9 event with a typically mysterious invitation. The company is expected to roll out the iPhone 6s, along with Siri and Apple TV updates.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/28/2015
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Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/28/2015
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10 Fantastic iPhone, Android Apps For Museum Visits
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Expand your horizons with interactive iPhone and Android apps from the Louvre, the Prado, the Met, and other great museums.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/28/2015
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Former Apple CEO Unveils 2 Low-Cost Obi Smartphones
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Obi SF1 and SJ1.5 are two more low-cost smartphones geared toward emerging markets. The phones run Android and offer sophisticated cameras.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/27/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Smartphones: Making Us More Social Or Less?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People use smartphones more often, and in a greater variety of ways, to contribute to -- and avoid -- group gatherings, according to new Pew research.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2015
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Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
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.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/26/2015
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Stylus Can Damage Smartphone
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Inserting the S Pen backwards can wreck the Galaxy Note 5's ability to detect the stylus.
By Eric Zeman , 8/25/2015
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WileyFox Swift, Storm Smartphones Enter Market In Flux
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
WileyFox is offering highly-customizable smartphones -- Swift and Storm -- with high-quality materials as the worldwide smartphone market slows down.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/25/2015
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MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/25/2015
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10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Apple Fixing iPhone 6 Plus Cameras Following Complaints
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Nearly a year after users began complaining about faulty cameras on their iPhone 6 Plus, Apple offers a plan to help them get fixed.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2015
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LG G Pad II Sports 10.1-Inch Display, Snapdragon Chip
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
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.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2015
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Comic: When Siri Hates You
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
You put your life in the hands of your phone every day.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 8/24/2015
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Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
By Eric Zeman , 8/24/2015
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7 Hot Hackathons Worth Watching
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Whether or not you're a developer, hackathons offer a lot to pique your interest. Take a look at seven hackathons that showcase the breadth of topics and creativity you'll find at these events.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/24/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Tesla Engineer Jumps Ship To Join Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is adding another senior automotive engineer -- this time from Tesla -- to its roster of people working on the closely guarded Project Titan autonomous vehicle project.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/2015
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10 Retro Smartphone Apps We Totally Need
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
A new app turns HD video into grainy 1980s video. We need more blast from the past apps. Here are 10 ideas.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/23/2015
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