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Facebook Adds Tor Support
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
4 Essentials For Mobile Device VPNs
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
VPNs for smartphones and tablets have different requirements than laptops. Here's what you need to know.
iPad Air 2: My First Week
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
Apple's latest iPad is a fantastic device with some strong improvements over last year's model. But you probably don't need to upgrade if you're already using an iPad Air.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
HP Debuts Sprout Immersive PC, 3D Printer
News  |  10/30/2014
HP shows it can still innovate with a novel PC designed to scan physical objects and a printer designed to create physical objects.
Game Of Applications: A Song Of Speed And Strategy
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
As every company that's conquered a market knows, dominance is not just about capturing the crown -- it's about keeping it.
Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
News  |  10/29/2014
Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
News  |  10/29/2014
Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
Is US Tech Policy Ready For A Zombie Apocalypse?
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Current digital policies don't adequately cover dead people, much less zombies. As we approach Halloween, here are five digital policies that need updating.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
Motorola Droid Turbo Challenges Apple, Samsung, LG
News  |  10/28/2014
Motorola's latest handset for Verizon Wireless offers high-end specs, competition-busting battery life.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
Smartphone Personality Test: Can You Judge Me Now?
Slideshows  |  10/28/2014
Does your smartphone choice say you love sports cars, your mom's basement, or gardening? Listen up.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  10/27/2014
Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
CVS, Rite Aid Short-Sighted On Apple Pay
Commentary  |  10/27/2014
Both pharmacy chains pulled the plug on Apple Pay over the weekend, favoring a less consumer-friendly mobile payment alternative.
Windows 10 Evolves: 7 Facts
News  |  10/27/2014
Less than a month into its Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has implemented more than 7,000 improvements and dealt with a few bugs. What's the focus now?
Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
News  |  10/27/2014
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
Microsoft Smartphones Drop Nokia Name
News  |  10/25/2014
Microsoft is finally ready to sell smartphones under its own brand -- but where are the flagship models?
Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy Facts
News  |  10/25/2014
Facebook's new Rooms app lets you post pictures, videos, and messages anonymously. Here's a look at the data it collects, the privacy of your posts, and more.
Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
News  |  10/24/2014
Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
News  |  10/24/2014
An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
Google Inbox Won't Fix CYA
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
Google Inbox: Because, if we use yet another tool, people won't BLANKET THE PLANET WITH CYA EMAIL.
Google Enhances Android Wear
News  |  10/24/2014
Google's first major update to its Android Wear platform helps devices rely less on smartphones.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
No Google Inbox Invitation? Try These Instead
News  |  10/24/2014
If you're tired of the same old mobile email experience, there are plenty of apps in the sea.
Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
News  |  10/23/2014
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness
News  |  10/22/2014
Apple's latest iPad is an impressive device, but it can't be everything to every user.
iPhones Dominate Apple Results
News  |  10/21/2014
Apple posts strong Q4 earnings thanks to strong iPhone sales. Meanwhile, iPads continue to decline.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
News  |  10/14/2014
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
Microsoft's 'Skype Qik' Takes On Mobile Video Messaging
News  |  10/14/2014
Skype launches a free mobile messaging app for users to send and receive short videos.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
Salesforce.com Speeds App Development With Lightning
News  |  10/14/2014
Salesforce1 component framework helps customers build apps in a hurry, but don't confuse it with ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps.
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