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SmartThings Hub Gets Smarter
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The IoT controller has gained battery backup and the ability to handle streaming video.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/3/2015
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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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Asus Water-Cooled Gaming Laptop Arrives At IFA
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Asus announces the world's first water-cooled laptop, and it is cool but hard to pin down.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 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
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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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Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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Google's Nest Thermostat Gets Redesign
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The updated Google Nest thermostat can now sense your presence from across the room.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/1/2015
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Samsung Gear S2 Watch Skips Android For Tizen
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch may have a pleasing design and the ability to make calls, but it is handicapped by the Tizen operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 9/1/2015
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Malware Pre-Installed On Over Two-Dozen Android Smartphone Brands
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Threat affects several smartphones shipping from Asia including some popular ones such as Lenovo, Huawei, and Xiaomi, says G Data.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/1/2015
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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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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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10 Best Practices For BYOD Policy
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Bring-your-own device doesn't have to mean bring your own security problems.
By Dark Reading Staff , 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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Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 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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