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IBM, ARM Partner On IoT Development
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The deal gives IBM access to ARM's IoT sensor technology and provides developers better and faster ways to analyze and process the data once it has been collected.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/4/2015
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Lenovo ThinkPad, Yoga Notebooks Unveiled At IFA
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
At IFA, Lenovo is covering all the bases by releasing new and updated models of its Yoga notebooks, ThinkPad laptops, desktops geared toward small businesses, smartphones, and tablets.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/3/2015
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Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Lineup Offers Wearable Diversity
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
At the IFA show this week Motorola expanded its Moto 360 smartwatch lineup to include a number of new options, including one wearable designed exclusively for women.
By Eric Zeman , 9/3/2015
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Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Stuns With 4K Screen
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Sony Xperia Z5 features an incredible Ultra HD display, a 23-megapixel camera, a waterproof chassis, and a two-day battery life. Yet its 4K display is the real stunner.
By Eric Zeman , 9/2/2015
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Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A Bloomberg Intelligence report indicates Apple faces an uphill sales battle as the expected iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may underwhelm.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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iOS 9 Ad Blocking Could Alter Internet Commerce
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Whether it's a cynical move or not, Apple's upcoming release of iOS 9 can give users the ability to block ads on a mobile browser. This is a serious concern for online advertisers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/1/2015
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WiFi Hotspots, Routers Latest Front For Advertisers
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Recently, you may have noticed ad popping up when connecting through a router or public WiFi hotspot. It's the latest gimmick to serve up more advertising.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/1/2015
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10 Apple Slip-Ups That Bruised Its Reputation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is known for its consumer-friendly reputation, but this list proves Cameragate is only the latest in a long line of Apple foul-ups.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/2015
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Apple, Cisco Team On iOS For Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
In a nod to Apple's growth among enterprise users, the two companies have entered a partnership to ensure Cisco products work well with iOS devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/1/2015
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BlackBerry Venice Smartphone Photos Leak Online
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Images of the long-rumored BlackBerry Venice, which features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and uses Google's Android OS, have leaked onto the Web.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/2015
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How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/2015
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iPhone 6s: Bigger Upgrade Than Previously Thought?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is set to show off the iPhone 6s on Sept. 9. This year's device may pack a heavier punch than previous "S" models.
By Eric Zeman , 8/30/2015
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Facebook M: 10 Things We Wish It Could Do
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Facebook has a new digital assistant, Facebook M, to rival Siri and Cortana. Here's what we wish it could do.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/30/2015
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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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