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Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/5/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plans to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Why Facebook, Telepathy Don't Mix
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Mark Zuckerberg thinks telepathy is the ultimate form of communication. Believe it or not, for certain things, Facebook is better than telepathy.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/3/2015
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The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/3/2015
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iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2015
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Apple Watch Sales Projections Fail To Impress
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Apple Watch made a big splash in the media, but some financial and tech analysts aren't convinced consumers and enterprises are buying the hype.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/2/2015
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Casio Entering Smartwatch Fray
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Casio plans to make a smartwatch for outdoorsy men that it will release in March 2016.
By Eric Zeman , 7/2/2015
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3D Fingerprint Scanners Can Secure Smartphones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Professors from UC Berkeley and UC Davis have developed a new way of reading fingerprints that allows for a 3D scan, rather than the traditional 2D scan. In theory, this should make fingerprint authentication on mobile devices harder to fool.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/2/2015
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iPhone 6s Casing Photos Leak, Show Few Changes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
If leaked photos can be believed, Apple is planning only minor changes for the upcoming iPhone 6s.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/1/2015
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iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
By Eric Zeman , 7/1/2015
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Considering An Apple Watch? Try This First
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Will a small, wrist-mounted device lead to an Apple Watch -- or to a wrist with no watch at all?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/1/2015
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Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
By Eric Zeman , 6/30/2015
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IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 6/30/2015
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10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/30/2015
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IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Apple Watch Gets Email, IT Support
Eric Zeman,
News
Good Technology ported its enterprise email application to the Apple Watch so mobile professionals can manage their inboxes and IT can manage Apple's fledgling wearable.
By Eric Zeman , 6/29/2015
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UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Researchers at UC San Diego have blown through expected limits of data transmission on fiber optic cable, paving a new lane for faster Web surfing.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/29/2015
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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/28/2015
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iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
By Eric Zeman , 6/28/2015
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