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Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Among the advances you'll find in this year's crop of notebook computers are: Fast-charging battery systems; ultra-thin, ultra-light form factors; new interfaces; and hybrid devices that transform easily between tablet and laptop.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/3/2015
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Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/2/2015
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Apple Watch And A Tattoo? We Have Some Alternatives
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
The Apple Watch heart monitor might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Here are some things we suggest to hipsters with this problem.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/2/2015
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IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
With Japan's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, IBM, Apple, and their Japanese partners are combining their efforts to serve an aging population.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Apple Watch Parts Not So Pricey
Eric Zeman,
News
A breakdown of the Apple Watch components shows the bill of materials could be as low as $81.20 -- far less than the $349 retail price.
By Eric Zeman , 5/1/2015
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Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2015
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Apple Watch Troubles: Taptic Engine, Wrist Tattoos
Eric Zeman,
News
The limited launch supply of Apple's wearable has been pinned on a faulty component, and some users report problems caused by their tattoos.
By Eric Zeman , 4/30/2015
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Apps To Unite Smartphones, IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Internet of Things is an expansion of mobile device uses, not a separate, new development, Soasta's Tana Jackson says at Cloud Connect.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/30/2015
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The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Samsung Handily Reclaims Smartphone Crown From Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Shipments of Samsung's smartphones roared back to life during the first quarter, putting the company ahead of Apple. However, profits remain elusive for the world's largest maker of phones.
By Eric Zeman , 4/29/2015
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How Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Royal Caribbean Cruises is meeting modern customer expectations with wireless connectivity at sea.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/29/2015
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Dollar General Turns Mobile Data Into Action
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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The retailer's mobile strategy helps managers stay on the floor while accessing fresh data. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/28/2015
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Intermountain Healthcare Bundles Apps For Better Living
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By corralling multiple apps in one place, Intermountain is making mobile interaction easier for its community. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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WEX Taps Smartphones For Fleet Management
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
The payment company uses apps and QR codes to connect drivers, vehicles, and payments. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/28/2015
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LG G4: Can Leather Design Dethrone iPhone 6, Galaxy S6?
Eric Zeman,
News
The LG G4 smartphone is impressive on paper, but it's another question entirely if consumers will go for the leather look, especially with competition from the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6.
By Eric Zeman , 4/28/2015
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Apple Pay Partners Now Include Best Buy, Discover
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Retail giant Best Buy and credit card company Discover are the latest partners to join Apple’s contactless payment platform -- Apple Pay.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/28/2015
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IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 4/28/2015
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iPhone 6 Sales Help Drive $58B In Revenue For Apple
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shone during a record-breaking quarter that earned Apple $58 billion in revenue.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/27/2015
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Chris Anderson: Weaponized Lego, Drones & IoT
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
In his keynote address at the InformationWeek Conference, Chris Anderson said drones are the perfect example to show the rise of the Internet of Things.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/27/2015
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