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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Google Planning New Nexus Smartphones In 2015, Report Claims
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although Google's Android platform is the dominant operating system on smartphones worldwide, it has struggled with its Nexus-branded hardware. A new report claims Google will try again this year.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Iris Scans: Security Breakthrough Or Privacy Invasion?
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
New technology allows irises to be scanned from 40 feet away. Is this a wonder weapon against crime and terrorism or a way for governments to invade our privacy and track our movements?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/27/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Fujitsu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step closer to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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KFC's Bluetooth Placemats: 10 Better Ideas
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
KFC is testing a placemat that acts as a keyboard, allowing you to type while you eat without getting grease on your smartphone or tablet. What could be better? Here are 10 ideas.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/24/2015
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Apple Watch, Sony Xperia Z3 And Other Hot Summer Gadgets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
What better way to exit the long, cold winter than to launch into summer with snazzy new gadgets from some of the world's best technology companies? From the Apple Watch, to the waterproof Xperia, here are our picks.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/24/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Pebble Time Smartwatch Shipments Start May 27
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Early supporters of Pebble Technology Corp.'s Kickstarter campaign will be the first to get their Pebble Time wearable devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/23/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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10 iPhone Apps You've Never Heard Of
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's App Store stocks more than a million apps; this guide will show you the hidden gems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android Phones
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
By Eric Zeman , 5/21/2015
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iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple could be showing "Home," an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Reported Email App Targets iOS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
A Microsoft slip leaked information on new chat app Flow, which works alongside Outlook to deliver faster messaging on Apple devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Apple Watch, Android Wear Updates Begin Appearing This Week
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
By Eric Zeman , 5/20/2015
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