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iPad Sales Lag As iPhone, Mac Shipments Soar
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's iPad sales were down during the 2014 holiday quarter, even though iPhone and Mac sales were booming. Is the tablet market faltering?
By Eric Zeman , 1/28/2015
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BYOD Means Bring Your Own Dollars
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is saving your company a ton of money...by taking it out of your own wallet.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 1/28/2015
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Apple iPhones Drive Record Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
About 74.5 million people bought iPhones during the last three months of 2014.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
Eric Zeman,
News
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
By Eric Zeman , 1/27/2015
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Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Google's Wireless Service Taps WiFi And Cellular
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's planned wireless service will use both cellular and WiFi, connecting to whichever offers the stronger signal.
By Eric Zeman , 1/26/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft Gets A Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft knows it messed up with Windows 8 and 8.1. Is Windows 10 the answer to its problems?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/26/2015
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Apple Watch Battery Life: Will It Be Enough?
Eric Zeman,
News
The Apple Watch is expected to offer several hours of active use and 19 hours overall. However, in the new wearable market, is it enough?
By Eric Zeman , 1/23/2015
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Geekend: HoloLens Makes Microsoft Cool
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
In the HoloLens, Microsoft might at last have its version of the iPod, a cool product that turns the company's image around.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/23/2015
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Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Google Wireless Service Will Challenge Status Quo
Eric Zeman,
News
Google plans to resell access to Sprint and T-Mobile's networks in a bid to improve wireless pricing and performance, and drive more revenue.
By Eric Zeman , 1/22/2015
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Ford Mobility Plan Searches For Growth Beyond Cars
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The automaker has 25 experiments aimed at "enabling mobility," anticipating cities that become too crowded for more cars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Cloud Storage Devices: 6 Worth Your Money
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
Personal storage clouds are changing the way we store data from photographs to sensitive information. Here are six options for employees and workgroups.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/21/2015
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FreedomPop's Unlimited WiFi Plan Challenges Carriers
Eric Zeman,
News
FreedomPop's new deal offers unlimited WiFi at 10 million hotspots around the US for $5/month. But be aware of the restrictions.
By Eric Zeman , 1/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: See Today, Try In February
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will showcase its Windows 10 mobile operating system on Jan. 21, but smartphone users will likely wait until February for the consumer preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Samsung Smartphones Lose Ground In 2014
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung's smartphone marketshare retreats as Chinese vendors turn up the heat.
By Eric Zeman , 1/20/2015
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IoTivity Preps For IoT Standards Showdown
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Open-source IoTivity framework is built to ensure interoperability among devices and services across the Internet of Things. But itís got competitors. Who will win?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/20/2015
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T-Mobile, Virgin Offer New Low-Cost Plans
Eric Zeman,
News
Both carriers have introduced dirt-cheap prepaid service plans -- but beware of a few catches.
By Eric Zeman , 1/16/2015
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Microsoft Surface, PayPal Partner for Small Business
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
New PayPal card readers and Microsoft's Windows 8.1 app for its Surface tablet and other devices will simplify mobile payments for business owners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/16/2015
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