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9 iOS, Android Apps to Boost Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Smartphones might be distracting, but they can also help get things done. Check out our picks for mobile productivity apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/18/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Update: Office Apps, Windows Store
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones gives a first look at Universal Office apps, Windows Store Beta, and more.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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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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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Hacking Virginia State Trooper Cruisers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Working group of federal agencies and private industry launched by the state of Virginia is studying car vulnerabilities and building tools to detect and protect against vehicle hacking and tampering.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2015
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Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 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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PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/21/2015
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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
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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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IoT Market Will Grow 19 Percent in 2015, IDC Predicts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An IDC report indicates the market for the Internet of Things will only become more robust over the next few years. An increase use in retail digital signage will help the IoT market grow 19 percent in 2015.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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Identity Management For People, Things: Startup Profile
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Startup ForgeRock leverages software from Sun Microsystems to provide identity services for users and devices.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/19/2015
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