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Coffee Shops' WiFi Ranked
News  |  9/30/2014
Starbucks ranks first in WiFi speed, but nobody is offering really fast connections, a new study says.
Myo: More Muscle For Wearables?
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Myo armband aspires to become the mouse of the mobile world, but it has a way to go to get there.
Smuggled iPhones Not Hot In China
News  |  9/29/2014
Demand for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices smuggled into China slows dramatically, even as Apple prepares to start selling the devices there.
Tech In Far-Flung Settings
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Technology is finding its way into formerly inaccessible places, often with amazing or beautiful results. But are you ready for drone selfies?
Windows Threshold Event: 6 Things To Expect
News  |  9/27/2014
Microsoft has much to prove when it shows off the next version of Windows at an event this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
News  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
iOS In-App Browsing Poses Security Risk
News  |  9/26/2014
iOS developer warns that browser windows invoked within third-party apps allow information theft.
Maryland Police Boats Get Live Video Streaming
News  |  9/26/2014
High-speed wireless broadband network lets patrol boats on Chesapeake Bay send live streaming video to officers on shore to monitor real-time routine or crisis situations.
Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
News  |  9/25/2014
Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
News  |  9/25/2014
Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
Mobile Healthcare Tools Empower Consumers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Mobile apps such as online comparison tools help consumers make informed healthcare decisions.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
News  |  9/23/2014
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Analysis
News  |  9/22/2014
Teardown.com VP and general manager Joel Martin offers a cost analysis of Apple's new large smartphone.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus: My First Weekend
News  |  9/22/2014
After a few days of heavy use, Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 proves to be the right choice.
Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
News  |  9/22/2014
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
Weight Watchers Pursues Image Makeover
News  |  9/22/2014
After four successive quarters of loss, Weight Watchers asks CTO Dan Crowe to transform the company into a sleek, digital mobile health-app startup.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
News  |  9/20/2014
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
Apple Fans Line Up For iPhone 6
News  |  9/19/2014
Friday's launch of Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus draws customary crowds of early adopters -- who face activation issues.
Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
News  |  9/18/2014
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
Amazon Revamps Entire Kindle Line
News  |  9/18/2014
Amazon drops five new tablets and e-readers just ahead of the critical holiday season.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Slideshows  |  9/18/2014
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
iOS 8: What You Need To Know
News  |  9/17/2014
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, arrives on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare your iPhone or iPad.
3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
Meet Misfit's $50 Fitness Tracker
News  |  9/16/2014
Misfit Wearables unveils $50 Flash, setting a new low price for fitness trackers.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
iPhone 6 NFC Radio: Limited Functionality
News  |  9/16/2014
Don't expect to use the iPhone 6's new NFC powers for anything other than Apple Pay.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
Apple Lets Users Reject U2
News  |  9/16/2014
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
News  |  9/16/2014
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
News  |  9/15/2014
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Commentary  |  9/15/2014
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
News  |  9/15/2014
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
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