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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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Apple Watch Debuts At No. 2 In Wearables Market
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple sells 3.6 million smartwatches in its opening quarter, blasting past competitors Samsung, Garmin, and Xiaomi to consume 20% of the overall wearables market.
By Eric Zeman , 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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2015
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Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2015
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Sony SmartBand 2 Boasts New Heart Rate Monitor
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The SmartBand 2, Sony's latest fitness wearable, offers a heart rate monitor plus other popular features, including a sleep tracker and activity tracker.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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iPad Pro's Arrival Timed For Fourth Quarter
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
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.
By Eric Zeman , 8/20/2015
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Blackphone 2 Delivers Secure Smartphone Improvements
Eric Zeman,
News
Silent Circle is now accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its secure enterprise smartphone.
By Eric Zeman , 8/19/2015
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Apple Watch Owners Give Apple Pay A Boost
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A Wristly survey indicates those who own an Apple Watch find the company's contactless payment platform, Apple Pay, to be a solid match.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/2015
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iPhone 6s: 9 Features On Our Wishlist
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple is predicted to add an iPhone to its smartphone lineup on September 9. Here's the latest from the ever-churning rumor mill.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2015
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Google Android One Lands In Africa
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Google broadens its low-cost Android One service with the African rollout of its Infinix HOT 2 smartphone.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/18/2015
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