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Detachable Tablets, More Than Slates, May Displace PCs
Commentary  |  4/29/2016
Tablet shipments declined during the first quarter, but a curious change is occurring. Interest in detachable tablets like Microsoft Surface is increasing, while interest in traditional slates decreases.
FBI Won't Share iPhone Hack With Apple, Report Says
News  |  4/27/2016
The FBI paid approximately $1 million for a hack into an encrypted iPhone, and now plans to keep the details to itself, according to The Wall Street Journal. The government also dropped case against Apple in Brooklyn -- and that has law enforcement fuming.
Gmail For Android Adds Microsoft Exchange Support
News  |  4/26/2016
Google's Gmail on Android is now adding support for Microsoft Exchange accounts, fixing one of the email app's biggest shortcomings for mixing work and personal information.
iPhone 7 Rumors: Intel LTE Chip, Compact Camera
Commentary  |  4/23/2016
Apple may be moving to install an Intel LTE chips in its upcoming iPhone 7, according to comments from current supplier Qualcomm. However, one analyst claims it's 2017's iPhone 8 that everyone should be watching.
Windows Mobile Slides Closer To Oblivion
Commentary  |  4/22/2016
Sales of Lumia smartphones crashed and burned during the first quarter of the year, according to Microsoft's latest financial results released this week. The collapse is leading to questions about Windows 10 Mobile's future.
FBI Paid iPhone Hackers $1.3 Million, Report Claims
News  |  4/22/2016
James Comey suggested the FBI paid the iPhone hackers upward of $1.3 million -- more than Comey will earn for the remaining seven years of his term as FBI director.
Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill Rankles Tech Community
News  |  4/21/2016
A coalition of tech groups called proposed encryption legislation "well-intentioned but ultimately unworkable," while an op-ed deemed it grounds for the dismissal of Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr, the bill's sponsors.
Malware Attacks More Frequent, Harder To Fight
News  |  4/21/2016
The newest Ponemon State of the Endpoint Report found enterprises struggling to enforce endpoint security and to manage their biggest threat: Employees.
Apple, FBI Encryption Debate Continues At Congressional Hearing
News  |  4/20/2016
The US House Energy & Commerce Committee hosted two panel discussions April 19, in the hope of advancing an open debate about government access to encrypted technologies. Representatives heard from Apple's top lawyers, as well as law enforcement.
IT Pros Fear Encryption Backdoors
News  |  4/20/2016
A survey of IT professionals by network services company Spiceworks finds concern about the risk of backdoors that bypass encryption.
WWDC 2016: iOS 10, Mac OS X Updates Expected
News  |  4/19/2016
Apple plans to hold the first day of its Worldwide Developers Conference at a larger venue, where the company will unveil the roadmap for its four software platforms, including iOS and Mac OS X. Could a car and more Apple Music be in the works?
BlackBerry Decryption Key Held By Canadian Mounties, Report Says
News  |  4/15/2016
Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has been dealt a major blow after court records revealed that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has a copy of the company's global decryption key.
Android N Preview 2 Improves APIs, Emojis
Commentary  |  4/14/2016
Google released a revised build of Android N to developers this week with updated APIs and a handful of new user-facing features.
FBI Paid Hackers To Crack iPhone Encryption, Report Claims
News  |  4/13/2016
Gray hat hackers, not Israel-based Cellebrite, ultimately provided a way into Syed Farook's encrypted iPhone, according to the Washington Post.
BlackBerry Plans 2 More Android Smartphones
News  |  4/11/2016
With Priv sales struggling, BlackBerry aims to release two mid-range Android-based handsets to boost its hardware portfolio. Overall, the company's smartphone sales continue to struggle.
Apple Vs. FBI: 5 Key Quotes From James Comey's Speech
Commentary  |  4/9/2016
FBI Director James Comey gave a speech April 6 discussing the case against Apple and calling for not litigation but conversation that's fair, measured, and thoughtful -- and where participants are open to being wrong.
Senators Push For Tech Firms To Decrypt Smartphones
Commentary  |  4/8/2016
A new bill, sponsored by US Senators Diane Feinstein and Richard Burr, would allow law enforcement to demand smartphone makers and other companies decrypt or otherwise unlock mobile devices.
Gartner: IT Spending Will Decline In 2016
News  |  4/7/2016
Gartner expects global IT spending to dip slightly in 2016, to $3.49 trillion. Faced with spending constraints, but the need to advance, many are optimizing by spending on services instead of assets.
Huawei P9 Smartphone Boasts Dual Leica Cameras
News  |  4/6/2016
Huawei's new flagship, the P9, is the first smartphone co-engineered by Leica Camera. The phone features RGB and monochrome cameras that work together. Although the company is working to emphasize its quality credentials, don't look for this one in the US yet.
Apple At 40: 12 Products That Changed Computing Forever
Slideshows  |  4/3/2016
Apple reached its 40th anniversary this month, no mean feat in a tech industry littered with the names of long-gone giants. Here's a look at the 12 products that defined the company, and changed what we know as computing in the process.
BlackBerry Seems Closer To Ending Smartphone Sales
News  |  4/1/2016
The road to salvation may lead BlackBerry away from hardware altogether to focus on software, according to the company's latest financial results. However, multiple challenges lie ahead for the former smartphone titan, even if it switches strategies.


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