Microsoft is finding new routes to mobile success by partnering with 74 device makers to bring its apps and services, including Office, to Android tablets and smartphones.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Qualcomm's newly released Snapdragon Wear 2100 is a new processor platform that will power the next generation of Android Wear smart devices. The chipmaker also detailed new platforms for smartphones and tablets.By Eric Zeman , 2/11/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves. By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sony is bringing its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact smartphones to the US. The waterproof handsets offer two days of battery life and killer cameras, but lack fingerprint scanning technology.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mozilla announces plans to cancel support and development on Firefox OS for smartphones in order to shift efforts to connected devices and the Internet of Things.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/6/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The latest version of Android Wear -- Wear 1.4 -- makes it possible to navigate smartwatches with new wrist gestures, and make calls thanks to added speaker support. The update is rolling out over the next few weeks.By Eric Zeman , 2/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
During a town hall-style meeting with employees at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's future plans. Cook also spoke about revitalizing the iPad, Apple's future headquarters, and how the company plans to expand in the entertainment market.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
SAP's Fan Energy Zone in San Francisco's Super Bowl 50 celebrations is a giant test case in how users create, share, and process data in real-time. By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
If you want to get more out of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, here's our list of eight different iPhone apps that will keep you covered all day long during the big game and America's unofficial holiday. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Online CRM vendor Salesforce has enhanced the field service and several other capabilities across its platform, reconfigured its packaging, and raised prices. It has also added Accenture as a cloud CRM customer.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has confirmed its purchase of SwiftKey, maker of predictive keyboard software, for a reported $250 million.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft issued a recall for its Surface Pro AC power cords after it heard complaints of the cords overheating and posing a fire and shock hazard.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables will achieve over 18% growth in 2016, with smartwatches taking the lead for earnings growth potential, Gartner predicts.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/2/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Tablet sales continue to slide as the market faces increased competition from detachable tablet devices, according to IDC's Q4 tablet shipments report. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/2/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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