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Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
News  |  3/31/2015
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
News  |  3/31/2015
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
Commentary  |  3/31/2015
Microsoft's newest Surface 3 ditches ARM for Intel. It packs a full version of Windows 8.1 and has an upgrade to Windows 10 coming later. The Surface 3 can be a tablet or a laptop. Prices start at less than $500.
Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
News  |  3/31/2015
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
Linux Seeks Security, Unity
News  |  3/30/2015
Experts at the Embedded Linux Conference say that open-source software needs more attention to interoperability, security, and its kernel, for the Internet of Things.
Apple Watch Edition Buyers Getting Luxury, White-Glove Treatment
Commentary  |  3/30/2015
People who have $10,000 to buy an Apple Watch Edition will be treated like royalty when they enter Apple Stores. With all the anticipation, IDC has upped its wearables estimate.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
News  |  3/30/2015
Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
Net Neutrality Rules Will Survive, FCC Chairman Says
News  |  3/30/2015
In a speech at the Moritz College of Law, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that new net neutrality laws would hold up to court challenges brought by telecoms, carriers, and their representatives.
Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
News  |  3/30/2015
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
iPhone 6C With 4-Inch Display? Expert Says No
Commentary  |  3/29/2015
This week, the Apple rumor mill started to churn with talk of three different iPhone 6 series devices, including a 4-inch iPhone 6C. However, a smaller iPhone doesn't seem to jive with the company's plans.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Vs. HTC M9: Which One Is Right For You?
Commentary  |  3/27/2015
Are you on the fence between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9? This InformationWeek guide will help you pick the better of the two smartphones.
IoT Revolution: Is The Enterprise Ready?
Commentary  |  3/27/2015
In the connected future, the Internet of Things is expected to play a huge role in everyday life. Are enterprises ready to handle IoT, and what does it mean for security?
Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 Go On Sale April 10
Commentary  |  3/26/2015
If there's one day to go smartphone shopping, it's April 10. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge and the HTC One M9 will hit store shelves on the same day.
Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
News  |  3/26/2015
At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Commentary  |  3/25/2015
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
Cyanogen Developing Android OS Without Google
News  |  3/25/2015
Now flush with $80 million in new funding, Cyanogen is looking to create a unique version of Android that doesn't rely on Google. Will smartphone manufacturers try it?
IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
Slideshows  |  3/25/2015
Connected cars will transform the way we interact with our vehicles. At the MWC earlier this month, it was clear that the Internet of Things, along with M2M connection, is speeding this transformation along.
Facebook F8 Preview: Mobility, Messenger And More
News  |  3/24/2015
Expect announcements related to mobility and Messenger as Facebook continues its crusade to become the cross-platform platform.
Net Neutrality Rules Facing First Lawsuits
News  |  3/24/2015
The FCC's new net neutrality rules are facing their first challenge from a number of industry trade groups, which have backing from companies such as AT&T and Verizon.
Microsoft Apps Coming To Android Smartphones, Tablets
News  |  3/24/2015
Microsoft is planning to pre-install apps on a number of different Android smartphones and tablets, including ones from Samsung and Dell.
Google Testing On-Body Detection Tool For Android Smartphones
Commentary  |  3/23/2015
With Google's new On-Body Detection Tool, Android phones will remain unlocked as long as they are in your hand or pocket. However, there are security concerns.
Steve Jobs Bio Gets Praise From Tim Cook, Apple Execs
News  |  3/23/2015
The latest bio about the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is drawing praise from Tim Cook and others at Apple, even though the company did not cooperate with the authors.
Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
News  |  3/23/2015
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
Smartwatches, Ultra-Thin Notebooks, Odd IoT: Gadgets For Spring
Slideshows  |  3/22/2015
You've heard all about the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy S6. But what else is new in the gadgetverse?
Apple TV, Apple Watch Trade-Ins: Rumor Roundup
News  |  3/22/2015
The Apple rumor mill never stops churning. Here's the latest we've heard on the new Apple TV, secret Apple Watch testing gym, and more.
Android Auto Revs Up As Google Courts Developers
Commentary  |  3/20/2015
Google released its Android Auto app for smartphones this week, and Pioneer added the platform to a handful of its head units.
Windows 10 Vs. Windows 8: 10 Differences
Slideshows  |  3/20/2015
Microsoft recently released a preview of Windows 10. The new OS looks to unify the user experience across different platforms, but how does it compare to Windows 8?
T-Mobile Targets AT&T, Verizon With Low-Cost Business Offering
Commentary  |  3/19/2015
T-Mobile hopes to lure enterprise users away from AT&T and Verizon with simple, low-cost business plans.
UC: A Work Still In Progress
Commentary  |  3/18/2015
Unified communication as a tool for enterprise collaboration is making progress but remains very much a work in progress.
Nintendo Mobile Games: 6 To Start With
Slideshows  |  3/18/2015
Nintendo is jumping into the mobile gaming business. Here are six games we'd like to see available for smartphones and tablets right away.
Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
News  |  3/18/2015
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
HTC One M9 Smartphones Insured With 'Uh Oh Protection'
Commentary  |  3/18/2015
Break your HTC One M9? HTC will replace it for free under its new "Uh-Oh Protection" plan.
Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
News  |  3/17/2015
Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
Microsoft: Internet Explorer Is, Mostly, Dead
News  |  3/17/2015
Microsoft is killing the Internet Explorer brand in favor of Project Spartan in Windows 10.
Google Play Store Apps Draw New Scrutiny
News  |  3/17/2015
Google is now closely monitoring apps in the Play Store. In addition, the company is providing app ratings in order to protect users.
IBM, Twitter Offerings Yield Business Results
News  |  3/17/2015
Big Blue's partnership with Twitter underscores the business value of social media. IBM is suggesting that if you look, you can see the impact of tweets on your bottom line.
Smartphone OS: A 22-Year History
Slideshows  |  3/16/2015
Join us on the following pages as we explore some of the most influential smartphone companies and their operating systems. You'll learn just how far we've come since the first smartphone was released a mere 22 years ago.
Microsoft Office Delve Learns From You
News  |  3/16/2015
Microsoft's Office Delve, its new Office 365 productivity and collaboration program, got a few key updates, and you might be able to test them out.
BlackBerry, Samsung SecuTablet Offers Security For Business, Government Data
Commentary  |  3/16/2015
The SecuTablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab S that's secured for governments and businesses by BlackBerry's Secusmart service.
iPhone, NXP Advances Pushing NFC Mainstream
Commentary  |  3/16/2015
Thanks to new technology from NXP, as well as Apple including NFC technology in the iPhone 6, mobile payments are going to be huge. Here's what that future looked like at MWC 2015.
Microsoft Cortana Coming To iOS, Android, Report Claims
News  |  3/13/2015
An artificial intelligence project entitled "Einstein" will enhance Microsoft's Cortana to compete with Apple's Siri on iOS and Google's Android.
10 Apple Watch Apps: Which Ones Will You Use?
Slideshows  |  3/13/2015
Apple is trying to find a compelling reason for you to buy the Apple Watch. Would these apps do the trick?
iOS 8.3 Beta: A Shift In Apple's Testing Strategy?
Commentary  |  3/13/2015
For the first time, Apple is allowing people other than developers to try a pre-release version of iOS. Is the iOS 8.3 beta a shift for the company?
Apple Watch Meets Salesforce Enterprise Apps
News  |  3/12/2015
Salesforce is among the first enterprise application vendors to offer Apple Watch apps. Here's how watch apps differ from phone apps.
Google Chromebook Pixel Turns To USB Type-C
Commentary  |  3/12/2015
The second generation of Google's Chromebook Pixel laptop series keeps the aluminum design, improves battery life, and adopts USB Type-C for fast charging.
'Wave 2' Wireless Deployments Power Education In Houston
Commentary  |  3/12/2015
In Houston, "Wave 2" wireless networking deployments are helping one community college revamp how students and faculty view education, especially with video.
IoT Adds New Wrinkle To MDM, BYOD
Commentary  |  3/12/2015
For the past few years, BYOD and MDM has focused on smartphones and tablets. Now, companies like AirWatch are turning their attention to the Internet of Things.
NTP's Fate Hinges On 'Father Time'
News  |  3/11/2015
The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing. So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
iPhone Will Sport 'Force Touch' Tech Later This Year
Commentary  |  3/11/2015
Apple plans to port "Force Touch," the pressure-sensitive technology it created for its new MacBook, to its next-generation iPhones later this year, according to published reports.
8 Android Security Concerns That Should Scare IT
Slideshows  |  3/10/2015
Even though mobile operating systems such as Android are superior to PCs when it comes to protecting against security threats, there still are several concerns that IT should beware.
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