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Smartphone Makers Deliver Record-Breaking Third Quarter
News  |  11/30/2014
Apple, Xiaomi, Lenovo, and LG all saw growth, while Samsung's share of the smartphone market dipped yet again.
Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
News  |  11/28/2014
From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
Black Friday Smartphone Deals: 7 Tips
News  |  11/28/2014
Looking to score a smartphone bargain? Let's talk trade-ins and timing.
Twitter Offers Turn Credit Cards Into Coupons
News  |  11/26/2014
Twitter targets advertisers with its latest commerce program, which lets users store discounts on their credit cards.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
T-Mobile To Disclose Skewed Speed Tests
News  |  11/25/2014
Following an FCC inquiry, T-Mobile plans to be more transparent about how it alters the way its network appears in certain speed tests.
Nexus 6 Vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Phablet Deathmatch
News  |  11/25/2014
There's never been a better time to buy a big-screened phone. Here's how the Google Nexus 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus stack up.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Tank, CEO In Glare
News  |  11/24/2014
Samsung shipped 40% fewer GS5 smartphones than it expected to, leaving them piled up in warehouses.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
News  |  11/21/2014
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
News  |  11/18/2014
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
News  |  11/17/2014
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Video: Google Inbox, BitCoin On Wall Street, & More
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at the new Google Inbox, how BitCoin could change financial services, and other top stories.
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
News  |  11/14/2014
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
News  |  11/14/2014
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
Microsoft .NET's Sudden Ubiquity
News  |  11/14/2014
In a too-good-to-be-true turn of events for enterprises, Microsoft ports .NET development framework to Linux and Mac OS and open-sources the entire .NET stack.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
4 Twitter Changes, Explained
News  |  11/13/2014
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
Android Lollipop On Nexus: Top Features
News  |  11/13/2014
Google is updating older Nexus devices to Android 5.0. Here's what you need to know about the new and improved OS.
Salesforce.com Lightning Connect Taps Real-Time Data
News  |  11/13/2014
Salesforce.com adds data-integration option for accessing up-to-the-minute data from sources such as SAP apps and Oracle databases.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Nexus 6: Where In The World Is It?
News  |  11/12/2014
Carriers begin selling Google's latest Nexus smartphone, but locating one takes work.
Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
News  |  11/11/2014
Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
Facebook Messenger Nets 500 Million Users
News  |  11/11/2014
Facebook's rocky rollout of its Messenger app has paid off, with its user base more than doubling since making it mandatory for users who want to chat.
Microsoft Lumia 535: First Non-Nokia Smartphone
News  |  11/11/2014
Having officially dropped the Nokia brand from its devices, apps, and services, Microsoft offers up a ho-hum handset for emerging markets.
Dell Enterprise Tablet Plans
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
From depth-sensing cameras to light-but-rugged designs, Dell sees a future for tablets in the enterprise.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
News  |  11/10/2014
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
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