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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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Thousands Of Potentially Malicious Android Apps Unearthed In Google Play
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Indiana University researchers develop a new scanning technique dubbed 'MassVet' for vetting mobile app stores at scale.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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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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Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 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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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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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Top 5 Features
Eric Zeman,
News
The Galaxy Note 5, Samsung's next-generation phablet, is getting strong reviews. Here are the handset's best qualities.
By Eric Zeman , 8/22/2015
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Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/22/2015
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Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/21/2015
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